Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: May 5, 2014

 

Cinco de Mayo Celebration: 100 Years of Piano Music from Mexico, May 5th, New York City

 

Max Lifchitz – the Mexican-born musician long-time New York resident  - was described by the American Record Guide as ”a consummate musician .... one of America’s finest exponents of contemporary piano music.” The New York Times praised him for his "clean, measured and sensitive performances.”

 

 

New York, New York (April 15, 2014) - North/South Consonance continues its 34th consecutive season of free-admission concerts on Monday evening May 5th when Max Lifchitz celebrates the Cinco de Mayo Holiday performing a recital devoted entirely to the piano music of composers from México.
 
The event will start at 8 PM and will take place at the intimate and acoustically superior auditorium of Christ & St. Stephen’s Church (120 West 69th St. between Broadway & Columbus Ave.) on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The auditorium is ADA accessible.  Admission is free (no tickets needed).
 
Max Lifchitz – the Mexican-born musician long-time New York resident  - was described by the American Record Guide as ”a consummate musician .... one of America’s finest exponents of contemporary piano music.” The New York Times praised him for his "clean, measured and sensitive performances.” Active also as composer and conductor, Mr. Lifchitz has performed throughout Europe, Latin America and the US.
 
The program will feature music by 20th and 21st century Mexican composers including Carlos Chávez, Manuel Enríquez, Maria Teresa Prieto, Manuel M. Ponce and Silvestre Revueltas. It will also feature Lifchitz’s own Piano Silhouettes and the premiere of a new work by Brian Banks — an American composer who lives in the Mexican city of Puebla and who will be on hand to introduce his music.
 
For further information about North/South Consonance’s activities, including concerts and recordings, visit
www.northsouthmusic.org.

 

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The artist is available for interviews and media event and may be contacted through the North/South office at ns.concerts@att.net
 

 

 

 Contact & Media Visits  

 

Media Contact: Max Lifchitz

Email: ns.concerts@att.net

Phone: 212-663-7566

Media Visits: Complimentary media visits for journalists on assignment or with approved credentials. If you are unable to accept a courtesy visit, a press rate can be negotiated.

 

North/South Consonance, Inc

PO Box 698, Cathedral Station, New York, New York, 10025-0698

Web: www.northsouthmusic.org

 

 Condensed Version  

 

Cinco de Mayo Celebration: 100 Years of Piano Music from Mexico, May 5th, New York City

New York, New York - North/South Consonance continues its 34th consecutive season of free-admission concerts on Monday evening May 5th when Max Lifchitz celebrates the Cinco de Mayo Holiday performing a recital devoted entirely to the piano music of composers from México. Max Lifchitz, the award winning Mexican born composer/pianist, celebrates the Cinco de Mayo Holiday performing a special program entirely devoted to the piano music by Mexican composers. Featured will be works by Chavez, Enriquez, Ponce, Prieto and Revueltas. Also on the program, Lifchitz's own Piano Silhouettes and a new work by Brian Banks, an American composer living in Puebla. Mr. Lifchitz will also provide commentary on the featured composers and their music. The event will start at 8 PM and will take place at the intimate and acoustically superior auditorium of Christ & St. Stephen’s Church (120 West 69th St. between Broadway & Columbus Ave.) on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The auditorium is ADA accessible.  Admission is free (no tickets needed). For further information about North/South Consonance’s activities, including concerts and recordings, visit www.northsouthmusic.org.

 

 

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