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2014-08-06 16:26:12

Special celebrates the extraordinary artistic world of Eastern European Jewish music, or in the words of Itzhak Perlman, "chicken soup for the soul" NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman and renowned cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot join forces for a musical exploration of liturgical and traditional works in new arrangements for both chamber orchestra and klezmer settings on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, airing Thursday, August 28 at 9 p.m....

2011-04-04 10:14:00

DETROIT, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --The Harlem music teacher whose real life story inspired the Academy Award-nominated film Music of the Heart starring Meryl Streep, will visit to Detroit to share her expertise with local music students and their teachers. The public is invited to attend this free event titled "A Roberta Guaspari Masterclass" on Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9 at Cornerstone Schools. A renowned ambassador of music education, Guaspari was also the subject of the...

2011-03-04 09:57:00

Violin virtuoso who survived polio as a child will perform in special benefit concert to fight the disease EVANSTON, Ill., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rotary International, violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman and guest conductor James DePreist join members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to present the Concert to End Polio to benefit the global effort to eradicate this disabling childhood disease. WHEN: The Concert to End Polio will take place at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 7....

2011-01-19 12:49:00

Virtuoso violinist who survived polio as a child will perform in special benefit concert to protect the world's children CHICAGO, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rotary International joins violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman and members of the world-renowned Chicago Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor James DePreist, to present the Concert to End Polio, a benefit performance supporting the global effort to eradicate this disabling childhood disease. The Concert to End Polio will take...

2010-10-05 06:30:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight months after massive flooding caused nearly $40 million in damages to Schermerhorn Symphony Center, the Nashville Symphony's concert hall will reopen to the public with a New Year's Eve concert featuring violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman and the Nashville Symphony. Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero will lead the orchestra. The concert will begin at 9 p.m. Schermerhorn Symphony Center has been closed for repairs since widespread flooding...

2009-10-08 10:59:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Commit Media, the New York-based cause entertainment agency founded by former Jive Records executive and co producer of Billboard No:1 soundtrack album "Twilight," Paul Katz, is harnessing the power of the entertainment industry to advance the missions, causes, and programs of non-profits nationwide. The latest fruit of the agency's labor comes with the announcement of the December 2nd "Concert to End Polio," presented by the New York Philharmonic and...

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2009-09-02 22:09:27

Rotary International says it is joining violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman and the New York Philharmonic to present the Concert to End Polio. The benefit performance will support the global effort to eradicate the disabling childhood disease. The concert is to take place Dec. 2 in Avery Fisher Hall at New York's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. We are honored that an artist of Mr. Perlman's stature and a cultural institution as revered as the New York Philharmonic are supporting Rotary in...

2009-09-02 09:00:00

Virtuoso Violinist Who Survived Polio As a Child Will Perform in Special Benefit to Protect the World's Children NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rotary International is joining violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman and the world-renowned New York Philharmonic, led by Philharmonic Assistant Conductor Daniel Boico, to present the Concert to End Polio, a benefit performance supporting the global effort to eradicate this disabling childhood disease. (Photo:...


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