Voice of the Jewish Cello

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Drawing by Gregor Rabinowitsch

Racheli Galay (cello) & Ilya Levinson (piano) will present “The Voice of the Jewish Cello.” This program will feature works for cello and piano by  Joachim Stutschewsky (1891-1982). Stutschewsky was a founding member of the Viennese String Quartet at a time when music in Vienna was at its richest and setting the course for modern music of the 20th Century. Stutchewsky was a pioneer in contemporary Jewish art music and left a rich compositional legacy that remains a vital part of Israeli and Jewish musical heritage.

Date: Weds 3/3/10

Time: Noon –1:15 PM

Where: Swift Hall (Univ of Chgo)

Cost: Vegetarian Lunch ($5)

For reservations, contact:

divinitylunch@gmail.com

Ms. Galay has been cello soloist with prestigious orchestras throughout the world and has recorded concerti, chamber, and solo music. She currently teaches at VanderCook College of Music, ChiArts (The Chicago High School for the Arts), and serves as Director of the Chicago Improvisation Institute.

Mr. Levinson, Ph.D. (Composition, University of Chicago), is a composer-in-residence with American Music Festivals, and music director, arranger and pianist for the New Budapest Orpheum Society, artists-in-residence at the University of Chicago, which specializes in performing music of Jewish Cabaret. He is also Assistant Professor at Columbia College Chicago.

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