On Wings of Song: the Music & Soul of Felix Mendelssohn

Friday, May 7, 2010
Valley Beth Shalom

Introduction - Rabbi Edward Feinstein. Lecture - Neal Brostoff - The Life and Music of Felix Mendelssohn and Relationship with Richard Wagner. Staged Reading of scenes from "Mendelssohn! On Wings of Song" by Jacqueline Bassan, with Geoffrey Going, Kristina Reyes, Miller Daurey, Derrel Friedman, Michelle Baron & Anna Berg. Israel Heller, violin.
Selected Mendelssohn Lieder - Laurie Rubin, mezzo-soprano; Neal Brostoff, piano.
Trio in D minor, Op.49 - Mark Kashper, violin; Barry Gold, cello; Neal Brostoff, piano.

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Photo of Neal Brostoff, musicologist, pianist
Photo of Laurie Rubin, Soprano