Maazel's Celebration of Life.
October 31, 2014 at 12:30PM at the New York Society for
Ethical Culture (Two West 64th Street, New York City). The
service will be open to the public.
About the Celebration: Speakers
will include Maestro Alan Gilbert, Music Director of the New
York Philharmonic, Sir James Wolfensohn, and members of the
Artists include Sir
James Galway performing an excerpt from Gluck’s "Orfeo,"
violinist Eric Silberger performing “Meditation” from Thaïs
by Jules Massenet, soprano Jennifer Black performing "Tu che
di gel" from Turandot by Giacomo Puccini, tenor Dominic
Armstrong and baritone Paul LaRosa performing a duet from
Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi; Mr. LaRosa will also perform
with Ms. Black the Love duet from "1984" by Lorin Maazel,
Mr. Armstrong will also sing "Pourquoi me réveiller" from
Werther by Jules Massenet. Baritone Javier Arrey will
perform “Ombra mai fu” from Serse by Händel, mezzo-soprano
Erika Rodden will perform a Lied by Brahms, Ilann S. Maazel
will play a Valse by Chopin and a quintet from the New York
Philharmonic (Sheryl Staples, acting concertmaster; Anthony
McGill, principal clarinet; Judith LeClair; principal
bassoon; Howard Wall, horn; Timothy Cobb, principal bass)
will perform Hasenöhrl’s "Till Eulenspiegel, einmal anders"
which is a deconstruction of Richard Strauss' tone poem Till
Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, Op. 28. John Arida will be the
piano accompanist throughout the program.
How to RSVP:
To attend the event, the public is urged to call
646.405.4936 or email