Memorial Concert For Pittsburgh Victims Of Terror

A Memorial Concert will be held tomorrow, November 18th, for the victims of the recent terror attack in Pittsburgh.

“The Independence Sinfonia, under the direction of Maestro Daniel Matsukawa, will perform a free memorial concert for the victims of the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh,” according to a statement from the orchestra.

The concert will began at 7:00 PM at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, located at 8339 Old York Road in Elkins Park.

“Donations will be accepted for distribution to the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, Victims of Terror Fund, HIAS, and ADL,” according to the statement from the orchestra.

“The program will include Dvorak Symphony No. 7, Mozart Overture to Don Giovanni and Mozart Horn Concerto No. 4 with soloist Jennifer Montone, Principal Horn of the Philadelphia Orchestra,” continued the statement from the orchestra.  “The “Independence Sinfonia is an orchestra founded in 1995 by musicians from the Delaware Valley.  Our members include talented musicians from all walks of life, including professional musicians, music teachers, doctors, college professors, lawyers, accountants and scientists all of whom are united in the love of music.  We are frequently joined by prominent professional musicians as soloists.”

“Mr. Daniel Matsukawa, Music Director, is the Principal Bassoon of the Philadelphia Orchestra,” the statement from the orchestra concluded.  “He has extensive conducting experience abroad and in the United States.”


The photographs are courtesy of the Independence Sinfonia, 2018.