Taking on Mussorgsky’s Pictures Friday Evening March 3 in New York City

Max Lifchitz plays recent piano pieces as well as Mussorgsky’s ever-popular Pictures at an Exhibition

one of America’s finest exponents of contemporary piano music”

— American Record Guide

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, February 25, 2017 — North/South Consonance, Inc. continues its 37th Winter/Spring season of free-admission concerts on Friday evening March 3, 2017 when pianist Max Lifchitz performs a recital highlighting compositions from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.

The program will feature New York premieres of works by Dinos Constantinides, Robert Martin, Patricia Morehead and Douglas Ovens. Also on the program, Mr. Lifchitz’s own Piano Silhouettes inspired by paintings of Elisabeth Condon and Modest Mussorgsky’s ever popular Pictures at an Exhibition.

The concert will take place at SPECTRUM, the intimate, old-fashioned salon-style recital hall located at 121 Ludlow Street (bet Delancey & Rivington) on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

It will start at 9:30 PM. No tickets necessary.

Awarded the first prize in the 1976 Gaudeamus Competition for Performers of Contemporary Music held in Holland, Lifchitz has appeared throughout Latin America under sponsorship from he Fund for US Artists at International Festivals. In addition to appearing regularly at the helm of the North/South Chamber Orchestra,Lifchitz has appeared as conductor of the Houston-based Foundation for Modern Music Ensemble and as pianist in the Grand Canyon Music Festival (Arizona); the Nuovi Spazi Musicali Festival (Rome, Italy);  the Barcelona Festival of Song (Spain); and Chile’s Contemporary Music Festival.

Since its inception in 1980, the North/South Chamber Orchestra has brought to the attention of the New York City public over 1,000 works by composers hailing from the Americas and elsewhere representing a widspectrum of aesthetic views. Its activities are made possible in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs as well as grants from the Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy and the Music Performance Trust Funds. Contributions by numerous individual donors are also gratefully acknowledged.

For the complete Winter/Spring concert series schedule please visit

https://www.northsouthmusic.org/calendar

To stream, download and/or purchase the more than 60
North/South Recordings please go to

https://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/Label?&label_id=1297

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Max Lifchitz in Recital

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