Rhapsody in Blue: Rami Bar-Niv in Recital

Performing Works of Chopin, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Gershwin, and Bar-Niv

Sunday, March 1, 2009

3 PM

Universalist National Memorial Church
1810 – 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009


Rami Bar-Niv Rhapsody in Blue and White

Felix Mendelssohn Rondo Capriccioso op. 14

Franz Liszt Liebestraum No.3

Frederic Chopin
Nocturne in C sharp minor op. post. Polonaise in A flat major op. 53


Rami Bar-Niv Blue - Rag
Drag – Rag
Breezy Rider Rag
Plain Ol' Rag
Shmateh - Rag

George Gershwin
Rhapsody in Blue
(complete piano solo version
by Rami Bar-Niv)

RAMI BAR-NIV is one of Israel's most acclaimed and sought after pianists.
He travels extensively and has become an international citizen, concertizing all over the world.
Born in Tel-Aviv, he graduated with honors from the Rubin Academy of Music, and was the recipient of many prizes and scholarships. He won the America-Israel Cultural the "Best Performer Award" from the Israeli government. Foundation Competition and was awarded a scholarship to further his studies in the United States. After graduating from Mannes College of Music in New York, where he studied with the renowned Mme. Nadia Reisenberg, he won numerous competitions and embarked on a highly successful concert career. He performs regularly in North, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and of course Israel, where he received
He appears on TV and radio, in chamber ensembles, solo recitals, and as soloist with orchestras, he is always received with great enthusiasm.
Often sent abroad by the Foreign Ministry to represent Israel in concerts, he has become an ambassador of goodwill for Israel.
Rami Bar-Niv made history by being the first, and so far the only, Israeli artist to perform in Egypt following the Begin/Sadat Peace Treaty.
Rami’s recordings for CBS and other labels in Israel and abroad have met with praise and popularity.
His recordings have also been very successful on the Internet and he has often been at the top of the charts (MP3.com & others).
His compositions are published, recorded and performed all over the world.
Rami Bar-Niv offers music of great variety and contrast in style, and is an extremely versatile performer.