Photo Flash: PREformances with Allison Charney Presents Stand-Out December Concert

PREformances with Allison Charney's stand-out, December 5th concert welcomed featured guests violinist Laura Goldberg, composer and pianist Moshe S. Knoll, soprano Indira Mahajan and Russian-born American pianist Julia Zilberquit with a surprise debut performance by mezzo-soprano Lisa Chavez, occasioned by noted mezzo soprano Sara Murphy who was indisposed.

Joining founder and host, soprano Allison Charney and PREformances' collaborative pianist Craig Ketter in performance, the festive program included a tour de force performance by soprano Indira Mahajan of Puccini's aria from Turandot 'In questa reggia', contemporary classical compositions, operatic and oratorio masterworks, and selections by Bach-Siloti, Rachmaninoff and Nicolas Slonimsky.

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Photo Credit: Koon, JCC Manhattan

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Photo Flash: PREformances with Allison Charney Presents Stand-Out December Concert
Allison Charney welcomes piano virtuoso Julia Zilberquit

Photo Flash: PREformances with Allison Charney Presents Stand-Out December Concert
Details from Julia Zilberquit's performance of Bach/Siloti, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Nicolas Slonimsky

Photo Flash: PREformances with Allison Charney Presents Stand-Out December Concert
Soprano Allison Charney, Mezzo Soprano Lisa Chavez and PREformance's collaborative pianist Craig Ketter in performance of 'Verdrai, piccolo amor...scuoti quella fronda di ciliego' (Flower Duet) Puccini from Madama Butterfly

Photo Flash: PREformances with Allison Charney Presents Stand-Out December Concert
Allison Charney welcomes the return of ArtsAhimsa founder, violinist Laura Goldberg and composer in residence Moshe Knoll

Photo Flash: PREformances with Allison Charney Presents Stand-Out December Concert
PREformances rousing finale of American Patriotic Medley arranged by composer and pianist Moshe S. Knoll and violinist Laura Goldberg