Thu, Mar 30
07:30PM ET
Thu, Mar 30
07:30PM ET


A Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of the Rescue of the Bulgarian Jews

The program will include speakers from the Bulgarian Consul to the United Nations and the American Jewish Committee.

Program, performed by members of the Bulgarian Concert Evenings in New York (BCENY):
Pancho Vladigerov (1899-1978): Jewish Poem (3’)
Lora Tchekoratova, piano 
Georgy Valtchev, violin

Milcho Leviev (1937-2019): Toccatina (5’)
Georgi Lekov

Selected Sephardic Songs,arranged by Nikolay Kaufman (1925-2018) (8’)
Eva Volitzer, mezzo-soprano
Pancho Vladigerov (1899-1978):Vardar
Alexandrina Boyanova, violin
pianist TBA 

Program by Mannes students:
Aaron Copland (1900-1990): 
Piano Trio “ Vitebsk, Study on a Jewish Theme” (13’)
Vartan Mailyants, violin
Tamar Sagiv, cello
Rishi Mirchandani, piano

Lowell Liebermann (b.1961): 
“Die Kerze, die ich für dich entzündel habe” from Six Poems on Songs of Nelly Sachs for soprano 
Soprano, TBA
Rishi Mirchandani, piano

Samuel Adler (b.1928): 
Fragments from the Song of Songs (2005) [9:00]
For Mezzo-Soprano, Clarinet, and Piano
Singer TBA
Taig Egan, clarinet
Rishi Mirchandani

Joel Mandelbaum (b.1932):
Rabbi Azrael’s Prayers (1987) Cello & Piano (5’)
Tamar Sagiv, cello
Rishi Mirchandani

Ticket Info: Free; registration required at

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