Mandolin Cafe News

New Music
Builder News
Special Events
Bill Graham

News Search

NOTE: you are viewing old, archived Mandolin Cafe News articles. Our news has relocated here.

Avi Avital With Metropolis Ensemble, New York City

By Mandolin Cafe
September 10, 2007 - 11:40 am

Email article Email article  Printer friendly Printer friendly

Avi Avital

Avi Avital

New York, N.Y. — Metropolis Ensemble, New York's premier professional chamber orchestra dedicated to emerging a new generation of composers and performers, devotes the entire evening of Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 8:00 p.m., at Lower East Side's Angel Orensanz Center (172 Norfolk Street), to chamber works from acclaimed Israeli composer Avner Dorman.

With the support of The Smithsonian Magazine, the Metropolis Ensemble, along with special guest artists including Avi Avital (mandolin), Eliran Avni (piano), and New York Philharmonic's Mindy Kaufman (piccolo), performs four of Dorman's concerti: U.S. premieres of Concerto in A (1995), and Concerto Grosso (2003); New York premiere of Piccolo Concerto (2001); and Mandolin Concerto (2006).

As part of the annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days network, this concert is dedicated to celebrating the theme of "Harmony for Humanity" and the power of music.

Additional information:
Metropolis Ensemble
Avi Avital
Avner Dorman

Weber MandolinsMandolin World HeadquatersThe Mandolin StoreD'Addario StringsJustStrings.comElderly InstrumentsEastman MandolinsMorgan MusicAcoustic Music CompanyThe Music EmporiumCollingsKentucky MandolinsEllis Mandolins