Bachanalia’s “Jewish Voices” Concert in New York City

On March 23, Bachanalia — a conductorless string orchestra led by Russian émigré violinist Nina Beilina — will perform a Jewish-themed concert in Congregation Ansche Chesed on the Upper West Side of New York City (map). The program includes works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Dmitri Shostakovich, and George Gershwin. Bachanaliaʼs composer-in-residence, Steve Cohen, will present a set of songs in Hebrew, based on Psalms, which will be heard for the first time in new arrangements for voice(s) and string orchestra. For the full program and to purchase tickets ($15-20 each), visit Bachanalia’s website. Click here to download the press release: (PDF).