David Margalit, 11, gave the slightest of nods, and he and Nasif Francis, also 11, began playing a Mozart Sonata. Margalit and Francis, on piano and violin, made subtle music together, enchanting listeners in a house concert last week on the Upper East Side.
Ted Merwin |
Special To The Jewish Week
Music, the chasidic master Reb Nachman of Bratslav believed, brought Jews closer to God. Now comes “Bratslav-Beethoven-Bratslav,” a free one-hour recital in which Reb Nachman’s folktales are set to music by the great German Romantic composer.