Pittsfield, Mass (Nov. 24)
Saul Raskin, Jewish artist, is holding a special one man exhibit of oils, water colors, etchings, pastels and lithographs at the Berkshire Museum here this week. On Sunday, Mr. Raskin will lecture at the museum on the subject of Jewish art. ### ### monic Symphony lived up to Albert Coates’ dictum: “That isn’t an orchestraâ€”it’s a miracle!”
Egon Petri, a great artist, played the piano part in the Brahms F. minor Quintet (Op. 34) with the Manhattan String Quartet at the opening Beethoven Association concert of the year at Town Hall Monday evening as if it were the piano part in the quintet and not a solo. Petri is great enough to submerge himself when he wants to.
The Musical Art Quartet, Tuesday evening, gave Respighi’s Quartetto Dorico as affectionate a perforcance as it has ever been given.
The history of Jewish song was traced last Sunday evening at City College Auditorium, 23rd Street and Lexington Avenue, by the Yiddish Culture Society Chorus, under Lazar Weiner’s direction.
George Gershwin will do the score for a musical version of “Porgy,” Dubose Heyward’s Negro play.
Guiomar Novaes will give a piano recital at Town Hall Saturday afternoon, December 2.