Now in its second full season at the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater, Pro Musica Hebraica presents lost and forgotten masterpieces of Jewish classical music in recital. On Thursday, April 29, 2010, the Biava String Quartet, returns with a new concert devoted to French Jewish music of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Together with mezzo-soprano Margaret Mezzacappa and pianist Konstantin Soukhovetski, they will perform classic works and rare masterpieces for voice and strings by composers Darius Milhaud, Maurice Ravel, Alexandre Tansman and Charles-Valentin Alkan. Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton spoke with Pro Musica Hebraica's co-founder, the noted columnist and political pundit, Dr. Charles Krauthammer.
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