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A Celebration of the Life and Work of Zvi Zeitlin

  • Kilbourn Hall
  • Sunday, October 13, 2013
  • 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Event Description

The Life and Work of Zvi Zeitlin

We will be celebrating the life of the great violinist Zvi Zeitlin, who taught at Eastman from 1966 until just before his death in 2012. Faculty members and alumni of Zeitlin’s studio will gather in Kilbourn Hall for a tribute which will include music, memories, and a video of Zeitlin teaching a master class.

Program:

 

 

Opening Remarks: Jamal Rossi

 

 

Remarks: Douglas Lowry
A video of Dean Lowry’s comments at Zvi Zeitlin’s farewell recital on

February 19, 2012

 

 

Ballade in D Minor, Op. 27, No. 3                                    Eugene Ysaÿe

“For Georges Enescu”                                                           (1858-1931)

 

                                         Ballades; Lento molto sostenuto

                                         Allegro in tempo giusto e con bravura

                                         Charles Castleman, violin

 

 

Remarks: Rabbi Hillel Zeitlin

 

 

Nocturne                                                                       George Rochberg

Arabesque                                                                             (1918-2005)

Toccata – Rag                                                                                           

 

                                         Jerome Lowenthal, piano

 

 

Romance in F Minor, Op. 11                                          Antonin Dvořak

                                                                                              (1841-1904)

 

                                         Dylan Kennedy, violin

                                         Jerome Lowenthal, piano

 

 

Video Retrospective and Remarks: Robert Weinman

Filmed between 2000 and 2002 by Music Academy of the West board

Member Robert W. Weiman, this compelling master class footage

vividly attests to Zvi Zeitlin’s remarkable gifts as a teacher and mentor

 

 

Scherzo from the F-A-E Sonata                                    Johannes Brahms

                                                                                              (1833-1959)

 

 

“Nigun (Improvisation)” from Baal Shem                           Ernest Bloch

                                                                                              (1880-1959)

 

                                         Mikhail Kopelman, violin

                                         Anna Gourfinkle, piano

 

 

Remarks: Leora Zeitlin

 

This event is free and open to the public.


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