On November 09, 2021, Uri gave a solo piano recital at the Čiurlionis House in Vilnius, Lithuania. Among other works, the pieces inspired by Čiurlionis` paintings were performed, two of them for the first time ever - "Sonata of Stars" and "Rex". Another piece premiered was a fragment from the "Aquarelles" cycle, called "Trakai Castle". First solo piano performance of the Jewish Suite also took place.
13, 14 OCTOBER – WORLD PREMIERE OF A SYNTHETIC MUSICAL-VISUAL SHOW “12 SONS, MOONS AND MOODS” TOOK PLACE IN DERBENT, RUSSIA
13, 14 OCTOBER – WORLD PREMIERE OF A SYNTHETIC MUSICAL-VISUAL SHOW “12 SONS, MOONS AND MOODS” 13-14 October 2021, 6 pm, Derbent, Dagestan, Russia, A.Stalsky Lezgin National Theater - a world premiere of the multimedia project "12 Sons, Moons and Moods" composed in cooperation with Elias Faingersh took place. Featuring the worldwide renown trumpet virtuoso Sergei Nakariakov. Twelve short musical stories, each of which tells about the unique character of the forefather`s Jacob twelve sons, denoting the parallels between them and the signs of the Zodiac and imparting them with properties of archetypes. The use of such means as live electronics and video
Nice review appeared yesterday in a well-known classical German blog "Klassik begeistert" regarding the new CD release of the Classic suite with the Clazzic Ensemble. You can read it here https://klassik-begeistert.de/cd-rezension-ensemble-clazzic-intersecionklassik-begeistert-de/
October, 2 2021, 11:40 am - Walking Bachwards and Amadevans from the "The Clazzic Suite", newly released on "Solo Musica" label, was on air on the Radio klassik Stephansdom, Germany https://radioklassik.at/programm/sendungsdetails/?sdk=rubato&sdd=12.10.2021
The second suite for flute and jazz-trio, labeled as "Clazzic Suite", was commissioned and recorded by the Ensemble Clazzic on a new CD called "Intersec#ion". It`s the newest release by the label Solo Musica. Go here for purchase: https://shop.solo-musica.de/produkt/ensemble-clazzic-intersecion/ https://shop.solo-musica.de/produkt/ensemble-clazzic-intersecion/?fbclid=IwAR2rG0BhbRN21-eGIDftiznZbsbFPppK8j2o6M_2nWCUS1v1_zJSrTd7dc4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGQScVdMlaQ
September 14, 2021, 19 pm Uri`s "Spanish Lamento" will be on air as a part of the prayer-focused program in the lead-up towards Yom Kippur. The piece features “Ki Gadol Yom”, an ancient Andalusian piyut sung for the High Holidays. https://www.kan.org.il/lists/item.aspx/?itemid=25333 Listen online HERE
A new album on Spotify and all platforms! https://open.spotify.com/album/60L8U2p9kGKsGWyDehwh2W From the Phoenix Ensemble newsletter: Just in time for the New Year, we release a live recording of Uri Brener's Spanish Lamento, quoting “Ki Gadol Yom”, an ancient Andalusian piyut sung for the High Holidays. Commissioned by Ensemble PHOENIX, Uri Brener’s Spanish Lamento for early instruments (in memory of the Jewish expulsion from Spain 1492-97) features a prominent role for the harpsichord in powerful exchanges with 2 baroque violins, baroque viola and viola da gamba. Ensemble PHOENIX on early instruments: Tali Goldberg (baroque violin),Cordelia Hagmann (baroque violin), Miriam Manasherov (baroque viola), Marina Minkin (harpsichord) and Myrna Herzog (viola da gamba,