Jewish Community Orchestra: Spring Concert
Sun, Apr 16, 3 - 5 pm
Mittleman Jewish Community Center Southwest Portland (Portland)
This is an in-person event
$8 - $15
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The following description is from the event organizer.The Jewish Community Orchestra presents our Spring Concert featuring Dr. Tomás Cotik!
Von Suppe – The Beautiful Galathea Overture
Dvořák – Romance, Op.11
Ravel – Tzigane for Violin
Tomás Cotik, soloist
Borodin – Symphony No. 1 in Eb
Hailed by Michael Tilson Thomas as "an excellent violinist," Tomás Cotik was a first-prize winner at the National Broadcast Music Competition in his native Argentina in 1997 and the winner of the Government of Canada Award for 2003-2005. An avid recording artist, Dr. Cotik has recorded fifteen CDs for Naxos and Centaur Records, which have received three million Spotify streams and over two hundred enthusiastic reviews from publications such as Gramophone, American Record Guide, Downbeat, and MusicWeb International. His latest Piazzolla CD on Naxos was nominated for the International Classical Music Awards.
Mr. Cotik was a rotating concertmaster with the New World Symphony and has performed hundreds of recitals and chamber music concerts across the globe as a member of the acclaimed Amernet, Delray, and Harrington string quartets. He has worked closely with artists such as Joseph Kalichstein, Franklin Cohen, and members of the Cleveland, Miami, Pro Arte, Vogler, Vermeer, Tokyo, and Endellion string quartets. Committed to passing on his passion for music, Dr. Tomás Cotik recently received the inaugural Dean's Council Award for Research, Scholarship & Creativity for his significant contributions at the international level and was promoted to Associate Professor of Violin at Portland State University. He previously taught at West Texas A&M University, Florida International University, and the University of Miami's Frost School of Music. www.tomascotik.com
The mission of the Jewish Community Orchestra is to provide enjoyable music to the Jewish and surrounding communities of the Portland Metro area. Our goal as amateur musicians is to further the growth of local artists by presenting concerts that attract, educate and entertain our audience.
Our concerts are family friendly and wheelchair/walker friendly.
Learn more about us and our upcoming program at our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100069143977917
Mittleman Jewish Community Center
6651 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97219
Tickets are available at the door on the day of the concert.
General Admission: $15
Senior Citizens: $10