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Wednesday, Sept. 21 | New Deal Studio & Gallery

2003 S Louisiana St, Little Rock, AR 72206
Doors open at 6pm, show begins at 7pm.

Performances of pianist Tatiana Roitman Mann have been recognized by the BBC as “formidable…both accurate and with rarely seen joy.”Tatiana has appeared as a soloist and recitalist across North America and Europe; radio broadcasts include H.Villa-Lobos’ Mystic Sextet, on NPR’s Performance Today, and B.Bartok’s Contrasts on New York’s classical music station, WQXR, G. Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue on Little Rock’s KLRE. Mann’s recording of the original, big band version of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue was released on Naxos in the album Jazz Nocturne – American Concertos of the Jazz Age.

The multi-award-winning clarinetist Alexander Bedenko is one of the most prolific artists of his generation and has performed with major conductors of leading orchestras, ensembles and festivals in the United States, Europe and Asia. Alexander Bedenko has won first prizes at the || Moscow International Young Artist’s Competition in 1994, the Interlochen Center for the Arts “Concerto Competition” (1995-1996), the Grand-Prix and Laureate at the International Selmer Clarinet Competition in Kiev, (1999) and was a recipient scholarship of the “New Names” Charity Foundation, Vladimir Spivakov’s Foundation and the named scholarship of The President of Ukraine, from (1997-1999).


Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, op.120 #2                                                                       J. Brahms
Allegro amabile                                                                                                  (1833-1897)
Allegro appassionato
Andante con moto


Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, FP 184                                                                            F. Poulenc
Allegro tristamente                                                                                            (1899-1963)
Allegro con fuoco

Melodie, Op.42                                                                                                            P. Tchaikovsk
Serenade Melancholic, op.26                                                                                                       (1840-1893)
Arr. Alexander Bedenko

“Hommage a J.S.Bach” for solo clarinet                                                                                  B. Kovács
“Sholem Alekhem, Rov Feidman!”                                                                                                 (1937-2021)