AICF 77th Anniversary Gala Celebration

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater 60th St. and Broadway New York, NY United States

This year’s Gala will honor the memory and legacy of longtime AICF leader Vera Stern z”l. Find out more about how Vera Stern contributed to Israeli culture and AICF and how you can continue her legacy.

We will feature performances by Yefim Bronfman, Joseph Kalichstein, Itzhak Perlman, Alex Fiterstein, Alon Goldstein, Zvi Plesser, Vadim Gluzman, Rinat Shaham, Shmuel Katz, and rising stars Tomer Gewirtzman and Itamar Zorman. We will honor Neal Shapiro, President and CEO of WNET and renowned violinist Ivry Gitlis.

Program to Include:

PROKOFIEV Overture on Jewish Themes. Op. 34
Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet; Vadim Gluzman and Itamar Zorman, violins; Shmuel Katz, viola; Amit Peled, cello; Yefim Bronfman, piano

MOZART Clarinet quintet K. 581
Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet; Vadim Gluzman and Itamar Zorman, violins; Shmuel Katz, viola; Amit Peled

BACH "Ebarme Dich” from St. Matthew Passion
Rinat Shaham, soprano; Itzhak Perlman, violin
with Itamar Zorman and Vadim Gluzman, violins; Shmuel Katz viola; Amit Peled, cello; and Alon Goldstein, piano

BRAHMS Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34 – IV: Finale-poco sostenuto
Itzhak Perlman and Vadim Gluzman, violins; Shmuel Katz, viola; Amit Peled, cello; Yefim Bronfman, piano