"PREformances with Allison Charney" Classical Concert Series Debuts October 16th at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center
Instrumental and vocal virtuosity mark their Concert Series Debut at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center – from the Russian powerhouse composers, Fiddler on the Roof’s familiar melodies, to living composers Moshe Knoll and Peteris Vasks this concert has it all! Special Guests Joel Fan, Julia Zilberquit, Kelly Hall-Tompkins (with Stephen Benson, Joshua Camp,Steve Moran), Jason Tramm, Mark Delavan, Karolina Pilou, Adam Klein, actor Jordan Charney and the Seton Hall University Chorus.
Soprano Allison Charney and violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins will present Israeli composer Moshe Knoll's lush setting of Psalm 133. Maestro Jason Tramm will conduct veteran actor of stage and screen Jordan Charney in Schoenberg's gripping cantata "A Survivor from Warsaw" along with a special performance by the Seton Hall University Choir in anticipation of “Prayer for Peace: The Power of One Voice” classical music concert, October 27th at NJPAC.
Violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins will also play a suite from Fiddler on the Roof, arranged for her, that she will both perform with orchestra and record later this year. She will be accompanied by Stephen Benson, guitar; Joshua Camp, accordion and Steve Moran, bass.
Pianist Julia Zilberquit will play selections of the great Russian composers - Rachmaninoff, Scriabin and Tchaikovsky - in advance of her upcoming concerts in London and St. Petersburg.
And, in preparation for Open Source Music Festival, pianist Joel Fan will “preform” several new pieces by contemporary composers.
A portion of the proceeds from all ticket sales supports the cutting-edge cancer research of the Basser Center for BRCA.