From Bach To Blues (Free Concert)
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space
NY Chamber Music Festival
Presenting several premieres, this free program marries baroque with jazz, evoking the past through the prism of different genres (folk, blues, rock, tango and classical music). Former MET Opera concertmaster Elmira Darvarova shares the stage with renowned pianist/composer/conductor Peter Breiner and Broadway pianist Or Matias. Works by Peter Breiner, Jose Serebrier (New York premiere), Piazzolla, Jeremy Cohen, Justin Tokke (world premiere), Norman Zocher (New York premiere), Damien Top (world premiere), Nicólas Prada (world premiere).