Resonant Reflections

May 20, 2022 Newton $30.00 - $35.00
Irina Kotlyar and Irina Fainkichen (Courtesy photo)

Join us for a concert featuring violinist Irina Fainkichen and pianist Irina Kotlyar.

100% of the proceeds will support the people of Ukraine/Support Defenders. The musicians are performing for free. Center Makor is acting as a fiscal agent to raise funds to support defenders.

The Program:

Souvenir d’un lieu cher,  Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Three Pieces Opus 42

I. Meditation

II. Scherzo

III. Melody


Sonata in D Major Opus 94, Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)

I. Moderate

II. Scherzo

III. Andante

IV. Allegro con brio




Sonata no.1. Opus 78, Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

I. Vivace ma non troppo

II. Adagio

III. Allegro molto moderato

Introduction and Tarantella Opus. 43, Pablo de Sarasate (1844-1908)

Danse Espagnole (from “La Vida Breve)

Manuel de Falla – arr. Fritz Kreisler (1876-1946). (1875- 1962)



Irina Fainkichen

Irina Fainkichen studied at Rachmaninoff Music College and St. Petersburg State Conservatory in Russia. She also got her degree from Rubin Academy of Music and Dance in Jerusalem, Israel. She is a busy freelance violinist in the Greater Boston area. Irina performed with Broadway on Tour’s The Phantom of the Opera, and Hello Dolly at Boston Opera House, An American in Paris at Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine. She performed many shows with an amazing legends such as Marni Nixon, Sarah Brightman, Johnny Mathis and The Who. Irina is a former longstanding member of Cape Symphony and has an extensive experience playing with many symphony orchestras including New Hampshire, Plymouth, Lexington Symphonies and also Pro-Arte Chamber Orchestra. Irina has been on FSPA Music Faculty since 2009 and has played in the orchestra of many Franklin Performing Arts Company productions including Annie, Sound of Music, Charlie Brown, Peter Pan, The Music Man, Spamalot, Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, and most recently Legally Blonde, Humbug!, Sweeney Todd, and The Sound of Music. Irina is a concertmaster for the annual FPAC Holiday Production of The Nutcracker and a coordinator of THE BLACK BOX Classical Series.

Irina Kotlyar

Born in Kharkov, Ukraine, Irina Kotlyar earned her master’s degree and artistic diploma from the Jerusalem Rubin Music Academy. With Gregory Shifrin, the Kotlyar-Shifrin Piano Duo has won several international prizes and awards, including the Dranoff International Two Piano Competition (1999) in Miami and the First International Duo Piano Competition in Byalistok, Poland (1999). The Duo has performed throughout Israel, Europe, and America, including concerts with the Bavarian Radio Orchestra, New World Orchestra of Miami, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, and Israeli Chamber Orchestra.

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Friday, May 20, 2022, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Newton City Hall
1000 Commonwealth Ave
Newton, MA 02459
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$35.00 General Admission
$30.00 Student/Senior

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