From Jewish Life @ Melbourne Recital Centre
From Jewish Life Thursday 17 May at Melbourne Recital Centre, Salon
From Jewish Life offers a glimpse of the rich and diverse tapestry of Hebraic culture with music from Poland, Israel, South America and Australia on Thursday 17 May 7pm at Melbourne Recital Centre Salon.
The concert centres around Ernest Bloch’s heartfelt From Jewish Life featuring cellist Campbell Banks with NPCO AD, pianist Gemma Turvey. NPCO woodwind extraordinaire Karen Heath and violinist Jeremy Blackman also share the spotlight, with music by Australian composers George Dreyfus, Shaun Rigney, Gemma Turvey’s Ha Ben & Coda, and traditional melodies and improvisations. NPCO is thrilled to be joined by special guest guitarist Gidi Ifergan for the evening.
From Jewish Life
Proudly presented by NPCO Limited & Melbourne Recital Centre
Thursday 17 May 7:00pm
Melbourne Recital Centre Salon, Cnr Sturt St and Southbank Blvd, Southbank
Tickets $39 + booking fee. Book online at melbournerecital.com.au or phone 03 9699 3333
Approximate duration 60 mins no interval
Free 15 minute pre-concert talk at 6:45pm
Gemma Turvey Artistic Director / Piano
Jeremy Blackman Violin
Campbell Banks Cello
Karen Heath Clarinets/Flute
(Craig Beard Percussion)*
Gidi Ifergan Guest Artist – Guitar
*ARTIST UPDATE: We regret to advise Craig Beard will not be performing in this concert due to personal circumstances.
From Jewish Life - Ernest Bloch
Larino, Safe Haven - George Dreyfus
Ha Ben & Coda - Gemma Turvey
Bulgar from Odessa - Trad
Lament - Shaun Rigney