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“Three Jewish Composers- Three Centuries,” a program pianist Inna Faliks has presented twice at Chicago’s Spertus Institute for Jewish Studies, has featured the North American premiere of Ilya Levinson’s Shtetle Suite and, most recently, the world premiere of Sirota for piano and recorded sound, written for Inna Faliks by one of New York’s most popular composers, Ljova Zhurbin.
Past programs have included the following pairings:
>> 19th century composer Fanny Mendelssohn, 20th century master George Gershwin, and acclaimed contemporary composer Lev “Ljova” Zhurbin.
>> Felix Mendelssohn, Arnold Schoenberg, and Ilya Levinson (Shtetle Suite).