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Jan. 23 2020

Thursday 1/23/20 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM

Arvo Part’s “Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten;”

Maurice Ravel’s “Kaddish” from Deux Melodies Hebraiques for Clarinet and String Orchestra; (READING: “Mourner’s Kaddish”)

Dmitri Shostakovich’s “Largo” from Symphony No. 5; (READING: “Faith” by Arthur Guiterman; “Eli, Eli, A Walk to Caesarea” by Hannah Senesh); David Zehavi’s “Eli, Eli;” [Moment of Silence]

James MacMillan’s “Larghetto” for Orchestra; (READING: “Prayer for Peace” by Satish Kumar)

Felix Mendelssohn’s “Lift Thine Eyes to the Mountains” from Elijah

Johannes Brahms’ “Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen” from A German Requiem

Three Pieces from Schindler’s List for Violin and Orchestra; (READING: “We Remember Them” by Sylvan Kamens and Rabbi Jack Riemer; “Mishlei, Proverbs 3:1, 18; Original Text by Ari Mahler)

Edward Elgar’s “Nimrod” from Variations on an Original Theme, “Enigma;”


Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Tallis Fantasia; William Steinberg, conductor]; Manfred Honeck, conductor; Itzhak Perlman, violin; Michael Rusinek, clarinet; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Matthew Mehaffey, director


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