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Newsletter Archive

Newsletter: Radio interview with Marc Lavry

  Newsletter from March 26, 2014: To receive future newsletter please go to the newsletter sign-up page. Lavry was a talented storyteller. It was always a pleasure to listen to his personal stories. Recently we found a radio interview from the Sixties in which Lavry describes how he wrote the song Hanita. This popular tune…


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First performance of Suite for Cello and Piano in 76 years

Marc Lavry’s Suite for Cello and Piano, Op. 51, that had rested dormant since 1938, will be performed on stage for the first time in 76 years at the Jewish Music Now Festival. Cellist Racheli Galay and pianist Daniel Galay will play the composition at the Felicja Blumental Music Center in Tel Aviv. Date: Monday,…


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“Monotonous” at the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion Concert

The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion will perform Monotonous from the suite Israeli Dances, Opus 204 by Marc Lavry. Conductor: Karl-Heinz Steffens The concerts will be held at the Heichal Hatarbut hall in Rishon LeZion on January 2, 4, 5, 2014. For more information and tickets please go to the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion…


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Newsletter: Lavry in Two Keyboards

  Newsletter from december 22, 2013: To receive future newsletter please go to the newsletter sign-up page. Today, December 22, is Marc Lavry’s 110th birthday. Happy birthday! Efrat, Lavry’s daughter, shares: “In 1965 Dad and I visited Los Angeles and passed by a music store. From the street Dad recognized a two-keyboard piano, the Bechstein-Moor,…


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A Trip to the Country – Atar Trio plays Lavry

Update: due to the snowstorm in Israel the concert at the Beit Yad Labanim hall in Haifa was rescheduled to Saturday, December 28, 2013. At a literary musical evening dedicated to the poet Leah Goldberg, Atar Trio will perform the Marc Lavry’s composition Three Jewish Dances for violin and piano, Opus 192. The concert will…


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Lavry at the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion Concert

The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion will perform Hora from the suite Israeli Dances, Opus 204 by Marc Lavry. Conductor: Yaron Traub The concerts will be at the Heichal Hatarbut hall in Rishon LeZion on December 14, 16, 17, 2013, and at the Israel Opera House, Performing Arts Center in Tel Aviv on December 15,…


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The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion performs Marc Lavry’s Kol Dodi (The Voice of my Beloved)

The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion will play Marc Lavry’s aria Kol Dodi (The Voice of my Beloved) from the oratorio Song of Songs, in their third concert for the 2013-14 season. Manuel-Hernandez Silva, Conductor Edit Zamir, Sopran Rishon LeZion, Heichal Hatarbut: November 23, 24, 26, 2013 at 8:30PM. Ashkelon, Heichal Hatarbut: November 27, 2013…


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Suite Concertante in Seattle

Marc Lavry’s Suite Concertante for Flute, Viola and Harp, Op. 348 will be performed at the Music of Remembrance Fall Concert: Until When? in Seattle. The event will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 7:00pm at the Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle, WA. Suite Concertante for Flute, Viola and Harp will be…


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Newsletter: Musical Letter

  Newsletter from October 24, 2013: To receive future newsletter please go to the newsletter sign-up page. Music was central to the Lavry family and father Marc, who was a funny guy, even joked through sounds. (There are countless stories like the one we are about to share – feel free to ask for more.)…


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Newsletter: Shanah Tova

  Newsletter from September 1, 2013: To receive future newsletter please go to the newsletter sign-up page. We just found a few exciting recordings of Lavry’s popular song Kacha Merakdim Beyisrael, which literally translates to “That’s The Way We Dance In Israel”, and thought it would be a fun way to start the Jewish New…


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Israeli Country Dances in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Jewish Symphony will be performing Marc Lavry’s Israeli Country Dances, Suite for Orchestra, Op. 230 as part of their Cultural Collaborations series. Lavry’s composition will be interpreted by BodyTraffic, a contemporary dance group. The performance will be on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 7:30PM, at the Ford Theatre, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd, East,…


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Newsletter: Love Story – Lavry Style

  Newsletter from July 25, 2013: To receive future newsletter please go to the newsletter sign-up page. In 1934, Marc Lavry and Helena Mazoh, as required by law, filed for a marriage license with the City of Riga. The license was good for a limited time. Lavry, who was working at the time in the…


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The Israeli Song Concert – a tribute to Sasha Argov and Marc Lavry

The Buchmann Mehta School of Music at the Tel-Aviv University invites the public to a tribute concert for composers Sasha Argov and Marc Lavry. The Israeli Song Concert, conducted by Mr. Shimon Cohen, will include arias and art songs by Lavry and a concert version of Argov’s musical “King Solomon and Shalmai the Cobbler”. Special…


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Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance Award

On April 25, 2013 the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance held a chamber music competition for outstanding ensembles. The first place was won by a trio led by violist Avshalom Sarid: Rotem Bartan, flute; Dror Ben-Tabu, viola; Lior Uziel, harp. The trio was selected for playing a composition by the Isareli composer Marc Lavry…


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Newsletter: Our Squad Marches at Night

  May 8, 2013 Newsletter: (To receive future newsletters please go the the sign-up page) “On May 15, 1948 Prime Minister Ben-Gurion called us to his office. He urged us to rise up to the occasion and write a march song for the military of the new state [that had been declared the day before]….


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