The Heifetz 2020 Summer Program!
Our latest Video of the Week is the epitome of Mozartian charm and elegance, all the more remarkable for its rough-and- tumble origins: a last-minute rewrite for a performer the composer could not stand. The piece in question is Mozart’s Rondo in C major (K. 373). Michael Jameson tells the story in the All Music […]
He is one of our foremost modern composers and I cannot say enough on his behalf both as a musician and as a man.” — Jascha Heifetz (1935) Violin virtuoso, Jewish folklorist, Yiddish Theatre impresario, music publisher, and, briefly, an Israeli pioneer….. The little-known 20th-century composer Joseph Achron seems due for a comeback. Achron was also best friends with […]