Concert Excerpts

All excerpts recorded live at the Dresden New Synagogue

The New Jewish Chamber Philharmonic Dresden, conducted by its artistic director and chief conductor Michael Hurshell.

rec. Live at the Leipzig Gewandhaus, Mendelssohn Hall, May 18 2009

Sir William Herschel

Sinfonia in D Dur
1st movement Allegro

Felix Mendelssohn

Concerto for Violin and Strings in d minor
3rd movement Allegro

Ilya Konovalov, Violine

From the opening of the concert series 2009 on February 22 (Dreikönigskirche Dresden)

Eric Zeisl (1905 - 1959)

Andante for string orchestra (world concert premiere) (6:37 min)

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Courtesy of Dr. Barbara Zeisl-Schoenberg, Los Angeles

From the "60th Anniversary of the Founding of Israel" gala concert
May 4, 2008

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)

Sinfonia for Strings #12 (1823)
1st movement, Grave – Allegro (5:24 min)

Franz Waxman (1906-1967)

Sinfonietta for String Orchestra and Timpani (1955)

2nd movement Lento "Dirge"
excerpt (1:58 min.)
Thomas Bäz, Cello solo

3rd movement Scherzo
excerpt (2:02 min.)
Matthias Schleyer, timpani

Courtesy of Fidelio Music Publishing Company, Westport, CT, USA and ASCAP

From the "In Memoriam" concert
June 8, 2008

Franz Schreker (1878 - 1934)

Scherzo for String Orchestra (1900)
Saxon premiere
Excerpt (2 Min.)

Courtesy of Boosey & Hawkes, Bote und Bock, Berlin and GEMA

Pavel Haas (1899 - 1944)

Study for Strings (1943)
Excerpt (2 Min.)

Courtesy of Boosey & Hawkes, Bote und Bock, Berlin and GEMA

Erich Zeisl (1905 - 1959)

Variations on a Slovakian Folksong (1930/1937)
German premiere

Part 1: Theme - Grave; variation 1 - Moderato; variation 2 - Flowing (4.49 min.)


Part 2: variation 3 - Delicate; variation 4 - Marcato; variation 5 - Allegretto (5.15 min.)


Part 3: variation 6 - Grave, Cadenza, Furioso (3.28 min.)


Solo Violin: Ralf-Carsten Brömsel

Courtesy of Dr. Barbara Zeisl-Schoenberg, Los Angeles