Violinist Ittai Shapira: how everyone can relate, when personal events transpire into musical compositions

  Ittai Shapira So far, 14 compositions by different contemporary composers have been dedicated to violinist Ittai Shapira. Belonging to the now thirty something generation of performers  of the New York classical music scene – he and pianist Jeremy Denk were roommates in college- he is now renowned as a versatile performer of an enormous classical violin repertoire, incorporating past and present, traditional as well as contemporary. One of these premieres included the violin...
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