From idea to embodiment

By invitation of the Rockland County Music Teachers Guild, I will give a talk entitled “From idea to embodiment”. I will demonstrate the idea generation process and showcase a variety of my works. WHEN: May 3rd at 10pm WHERE: at Simons Hall of the Rockland Music Conservatory at 45 South Main Street, Pearl River, NY 10965.

“I Believe”, Prayer for Violin solo and string orchestra

Sunday, February 19, at 3pm, “I Believe” by Margarita Zelenaia will be performed as part of the “Midwinter Fest”. Program also featured works by Arthur Gottschalk, David Maves, and Lan-In Winnie Yang. Free Admission.   The North/South Chamber Orchestra Max Lifchitz, conductor, Claudia Schaer, violin, Elizabeth Farnum, soprano Sunday, February 19, at 3pm Christ and […]

Pantomimes, Russian Premiere

After the world premiere of my ‘Pantomimes’ (suite for a piano solo in three movements) at Carnegie Hall, its following performances in China, Israel and Canada, its Russian premiere is coming December 6, 2016.   Centre of Contemporary Music in Moscow 6 Dec 2016, Tuesday Myaskovski hall of the Moscow conservatoire, 19:00 13, B.Nikitskaya ul., […]

The US premiere of Margarita Zelenaia’s “The Agony in the Garden” for viola and piano

The US premiere of Margarita Zelenaia’s “The Agony in the Garden (based on the El Greco’s painting)” for viola and piano Yuri Gandelsman, a violist, will be giving the US premiere of “The Agony in the Garden (based on the El Greco’s painting)  with Janna Gandelsman at the piano as part of the recital of […]

Margarita Zelenaia’s Arts Songs, Nov. 17th, NYC

New Opera NYC presents the “Russian Delights” with Andrey Nemzer, a countertenor. When: Thursday, November 17,2016 at 7:30 PM Where: The George F. Baker, Jr. House 75 East 93rd Street, New York, NY. TICKETS: $30-45 Andrey Nemzer, a countertenor, the winner of the 2012 Mildred Miller International Voice Competition, will perform the program of favorites drawn from the Russian repertory: art songs […]

Inter/ Ago: choreography by Tadej Brdnik at the Battery Dance Festival

Inter/Ago   Choreography: Tadej Brdnik Music: Margarita Zelenaia “Byzantine Chants” (feat. Andrey Tchekmazov) Costumes: Barbara Delo Lighting: Barry Steele Set: Reynaldo Then Run Time: 18 minutes   The music of the “Byzantine Chants”, sacred concerto for a solo cello, was used for a ballet. Andrey Tchekmazov, an amazing cellist, who commissioned this work, has the […]

“Double Variations based on Mussorgsky” for a piano solo – an Australian premiere

Saturday 24 September 2016, at 7:30pm, as part of the CONTEMPORARY PIANO MUSIC CONCERT OF SYDNEY NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL 2016 the “Double Variations based on Mussorgsky” by Margarita Zelenaia will have the Australian premiere . Program also featured works by Adrian Pertaut and Brian Chatpo Koo (Australia), Ian Mitchell (UK), Luiz Casteloes (Brazil), and Itazu Shoryu […]

Margarita Zelenaia on PRP Radio One with Jack Price

RADIO INTERVIEW of Margarita Zelenaia on PRP Radio One with Jack Price:

The U.S. premiere of “I Believe”, Prayer for Violin solo and string orchestra

Tuesday, June 21, at 8pm, as part of the “Season Finale” program “I Believe” by Margarita Zelenaia will have the U.S. premiere . Program also featured works by Paolo Geminiani, Max Lifchitz, and Joyce Solomon-Moorman. Free Admission. The North/South Chamber Orchestra Max Lifchitz, conductor, Claudia Schaer, violin, Carol Wilson, soprano. Tuesday, June 21, at 8 […]

Foxtrot/An Orchestra Rehearsal for a string orchestra

Tuesday, June 2, at 8pm, as part of the “Dance of Life” program the “Foxtrot/An Orchestra Rehearsal” by Margarita Zelenaia had a world premiere. Program also featured works by Oliver Kaplan, Emma Lou Dimmer, Ada Gentile, Eugene Marlow and Patricia Morehead. Free Admission. The North/South Chamber Orchestra Max Lifchitz, conductor Tuesday, June 2 at 8 PM Christ […]