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Is Spring Right? Max Lifchitz Plays Music Inspired by Nature on Sunday Feb 5 @ 7:30 PM in New York City

January 31, 2023 | By Laura Ellis

Is Spring Right?

Max Lifchitz plays Music Inspired by Nature
FEBRUARY 5 Composers

Sunday, February 5 at 7:30 PM
Marc Scorca Hall
National Opera Center

330 7th Ave 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001


livestream @

On Sunday February 5, 2023, pianist Max Lifchitz will offer a recital featuring eight distinctive works inspired by diverse aspects of the natural world. Composers included in the event hail from Italy, Mexico, Nigeria and throughout the US.

Admission to the recital is free (no tickets or registration required).

The event will start at 7:30 PM and will end at approximately 9 PM.

It will be held at the National Opera Center's intimate Scorca Hall in Manhattan (330 7th Ave at 29th St). It is part of the Composers Now Festival taking place throughout New York City.

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            The following composers and works will be featured:
            HARRY BULOW                                                           Mixed Motives
            JOHN WILLIAM GAMBRELL                                       Disarray
            PAUL KONYE                                                               African Song Without Words
            MAX LIFCHITZ                                                             Lonsemoe Tears & Is Spring Right?
            JONATHAN B. McNAIR                                                Rabun Gap
            BARBARA RETTAGLIATI                                             Rocce (Rock Formations)
            JOSEPH RIVERS                                                          Notturno
            B. ALLEN SCHULZ                                                       Jade Dance
Active as pianist and composer, Max Lifchitz has appeared as soloist with among others, the Albany Symphony Orchestra, the Sheboygan Symphony, México’s National Symphony Orchestra and the Neuchatel Orchestra in Switzerland. The San Francisco Chronicle described him as "a composer of brilliant imagination and a stunning, ultra-sensitive pianist" while the New York praised commented on his "clean, measured and sensitive performances." He is the director of the New York City based North/South Chamber Orchestra now celebrating its 43rd consecutive season. His numerous recordings are widely available through AppleMusic, Spotify, Amazon, YouTube and most other music streaming services.
The event is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Additional support from the BMI Foundation, the Zethus Fund and many generous individual donors is gratefully acknowledged.

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