A conversation with Yonah Zur

Yonah Zur

This summer I will occasionally post conversations with the artists who were scheduled to come to Newburyport this summer. Some will be participating in our “quartet caroling” but others weren’t able to make it due to covid-19.

David Yang, Artistic Director

                                                                                                                               A conversation with Yonah Zur, violin
                                                                                                                   July 2020 by David Yang, Artistic Director NCMF

                                                                                                                           JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833 – 1897)
                                                                                                                          Violin Concerto in D Major, Opus 77

                                                                                                                         II. Adagio
                                                                                                                  Yonah Zur, violin
                                                                                            Beit Hillel Orchestra conducted by Anita Kamien

The following pieces/musicians were referred to in this conversation:

                                                                                                                                        UNDERGROUND (1995)
                                                                                                                               Film, directed by Emir Kusturica

                                                                                                                            Trailer:

                                                                                                                               LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770 – 1827)
                                                                                                                                    String Quartet in A Minor, Opus 132

                                                                                                                                LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770 – 1827)
                                                                                                                                     String Quartet in C# Minor, Opus 131

                                                                                                                            LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770 – 1827)
                                                                                                                        String Quartet in F Major, Opus 59, Number 1

                                                                                                                        JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685 – 1750)
                                                                                                                 'Aus Liebe' from the St Matthew Passion, BWV 244

                                                                                                                             A short clip of Sergiu Celibidache in rehearsal

                                                                                                                        Sergiu Celibidache yelling at the viola section

                                                                                                                     WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756 – 1791)
                                                                                                                                       String quintet in C Major, K. 515

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