Shaol Pozez Memorial Fine Arts Symposiums on Jewish Music


Uncategorized / Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Alexander is one of the organizers and presenters in the 2013 and 2015 Shaol Pozez Memorial Fine Arts Symposiums on Jewish Music. In the 2013 Symposium his presentation focused on the “Jewish Influences in the Music of Dmitri Shostakovich.” He also performed a program of Asia’s and Shostakovich’s works including Symphony #13 “Babi Yar.” The articles presented in the symposium appeared in the book edited by Dr. Tentser and published by the Cambridge Scholars Publishers in May 2014. In the 2015 Symposium he presented a lecture on the music and life of Mieczyslaw Weinberg, and performed a recital with an Israeli-born cellist Amit Peled.