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Civic Minded Music and Poetry: a celebration of the recording release of Noam Faingold’s Defiant Poet: Elegy in Memory of Yevgeny Yevtushenko. With special guest Zhenya Yevtushenko
February 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Come celebrate the release of composer Noam Faingold‘s dramatic and colorful orchestral elegy for Yevgeny Yevtushenko, recorded by the Czech Republic’s Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra. It will be released on Navona Records on Valentine’s day. The event will include a hearing of the recording with composer commentary, and include readings of Yevtushenko’s “civic minded poetry” by his son Zhenya, with related conversations between Noam and Zhenya.
This event is the official Defiant Poet release party. The recording will be included on the album “Prisma 3.” CDs will be on sale, and can also be pre-ordered here.