Two-day Festival Celebrating the Music of Jan Radzynski

MARK YOUR CALENDARS & PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS NOW for this incredible two-day festival celebrating the music of Jan Radzynski, contemporary composer and father of Park ICM alumnus, David Radzynski, Concertmaster of the Israel Philharmonic – התזמורת הפילהרמונית הישראלית

Tues. 12/10, 7:30 PM – 1900 Building
A Retrospective of Works by Composer Jan Radzynski – Night 1

Wed. 12/11, 7:30 PM – 1900 Building
A Retrospective of Works by Composer Jan Radzynski – Night 2

These performances will feature the following world-renowned musicians:

Jan Radzynski’s music is a personal journey through time and sound, exploring his Jewish and Polish roots. It reflects the composer’s love and appreciation of the old masters, yet at the same time it is innovative, daring, grasping the listener’s attention from the first note. The program presents music written for piano solo and chamber pieces for ensembles ranging from duets to nonet in a variety of genres – from sonatina to ragtime.

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Personal Verses for Violin and Piano – David Radzynski and Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich

Dream Pieces for Solo Piano – Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich

Concert Duos for Clarinet and Cello – Greg Raden and Oliver Aldort


Sonatina for Violin and Cello – Ben Sayevich and Daniel Veis

Summer Charms for Violin and Piano – Ben Sayevich and Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich



Sonata for Cello and Piano – Oliver Aldort and Vlad Kasimov

Five Duets for 2 Cellos – Oliver Aldort and Tim Petrin

Festival of Lights for Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano – Greg Raden, Mark Gibbs, Matthew Sinno and Vlad Kasimov


Canto for Solo Piano – Kenny Broberg

Mazurka for Solo Piano – Kenny Broberg

Serenade for Strings for 4 Violins, 2 Violas, 2 Cellos and Double Bass – David Radzynski, Aleksandr Snytkin, Igor Khukhua, Orin Laursen, Matthew Sinno, Peter Chun, Mark Gibbs, Oliver Aldort, Caleb Quillen


JAN RADZYNSKI left his native Poland in 1969. He first settled in Israel where he studied composition with Leon Schidlowsky at Tel Aviv University Academy of Music. He continued his studies in the United States with Krzysztof Penderecki and Jacob Druckman at Yale University, where he received his doctorate in 1984. He is presently Professor of Composition and Theory of Music at the Ohio State University in Columbus.

The compositions of Jan Radzynski have been performed by the Amadeus Chamber Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Columbus Symphony, Cracow Philharmonic, The Israel Camerata, Israel Philharmonic, Israel Chamber Orchestra, Jerusalem Symphony, Mexico National Orchestra, Moscow Bolshoy Theater Chamber Orchestra, New Haven Symphony, Polish National Philharmonic, Saarbrücken Radio Orchestra, Silesian Philharmonic, Virginia Symphony, and the West German Radio Orchestra (Cologne), among others.

Radzynski received numerous awards and commissions for new works, among them the Creative Work and Research Grant from the Rothschild Foundation, Residency at Mishkenot Sha’ananim, Jerusalem, commissions from the Cologne Radio Orchestra, Individual Artist Grants from the Ohio Arts Council and from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts, and Summer Residency at the Foundation Artist’s House, Boswil, Switzerland. Radzynski’s Kaddish recorded by Jerusalem Symphony received in 1983 a special commendation at the International Rostrum of Composers in Paris.

His compositions are recorded on CRI, Channel Classics, Centaur Records, Delos, Music in Israel (IMI), and Naxos labels. His music is available from Israel Music Institute (represented in the United States by Theodore Presser) and from Keshet Music Publications.

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2019-11-19T21:59:46+00:00 November 19th, 2019|@ 1900 Series, Park ICM Masters, Students in Concert|