Suite Concertante in Seattle

Marc Lavry’s Suite Concertante for Flute, Viola and Harp, Op. 348 will be performed at the Music of Remembrance Fall Concert: Until When? in Seattle. The event will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 7:00pm at the Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle, WA. Suite Concertante for Flute, Viola and Harp will be…

Newsletter: Musical Letter

  Newsletter from October 24, 2013: To receive future newsletter please go to the newsletter sign-up page. Music was central to the Lavry family and father Marc, who was a funny guy, even joked through sounds. (There are countless stories like the one we are about to share – feel free to ask for more.)…

Newsletter: Shanah Tova

  Newsletter from September 1, 2013: To receive future newsletter please go to the newsletter sign-up page. We just found a few exciting recordings of Lavry’s popular song Kacha Merakdim Beyisrael, which literally translates to “That’s The Way We Dance In Israel”, and thought it would be a fun way to start the Jewish New…

Newsletter: Love Story – Lavry Style

  Newsletter from July 25, 2013: To receive future newsletter please go to the newsletter sign-up page. In 1934, Marc Lavry and Helena Mazoh, as required by law, filed for a marriage license with the City of Riga. The license was good for a limited time. Lavry, who was working at the time in the…

Israeli Country Dances in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Jewish Symphony will be performing Marc Lavry’s Israeli Country Dances, Suite for Orchestra, Op. 230 as part of their Cultural Collaborations series. Lavry’s composition will be interpreted by BodyTraffic, a contemporary dance group. The performance will be on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 7:30PM, at the Ford Theatre, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd, East,…

The Israeli Song Concert – a tribute to Sasha Argov and Marc Lavry

The Buchmann Mehta School of Music at the Tel-Aviv University invites the public to a tribute concert for composers Sasha Argov and Marc Lavry. The Israeli Song Concert, conducted by Mr. Shimon Cohen, will include arias and art songs by Lavry and a concert version of Argov’s musical “King Solomon and Shalmai the Cobbler”. Special…

Newsletter: Our Squad Marches at Night

  May 8, 2013 Newsletter: (To receive future newsletters please go the the sign-up page) “On May 15, 1948 Prime Minister Ben-Gurion called us to his office. He urged us to rise up to the occasion and write a march song for the military of the new state [that had been declared the day before]….

Newsletter: Lavry’s judges

  Translation of the Hebrew Newsletter from March 14, 2013: (To receive Hebrew newsletters please go the the sign-up page) Hello, Just in time for spring, we recorded five children’s song we grew up with and loved. In 1946, Marc Lavry, who just became a new father, composed melodies to the lyrics of his poet…

Lavry to be played in Vienna in June

World renown violinist Orsolya Korcsolán and the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra will perform Marc Lavry’s Three Jewish Dances for Violin and Orchestra (Op. 192a) on June 5, 2013. The concert will be held at the Brahms Hall in Vienna, Austria, and will also include Felix Mendelssohn – Octet in E-flat major, Max Bruch – Kol…

Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance Award

On April 25, 2013 the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance held a chamber music competition for outstanding ensembles. The first place was won by a trio led by violist Avshalom Sarid: Rotem Bartan, flute; Dror Ben-Tabu, viola; Lior Uziel, harp. The trio was selected for playing a composition by the Isareli composer Marc Lavry…