THE BLACK BOX New England Artist Series: World on a String
Performed by : Irina Fainkichen and Tara Novak
Irina Fainkichen and Tara Novak present “World on a String.” The performance will feature music from around the world, including Irish, Hungarian, Romanian, American, and Gypsy tunes. Tea service will be available in the lobby. Tara Novak is a multi-genre acoustic and electric violinist and vocalist. In addition to being a dynamic solo performer, Tara is also an active composer, arranger, and orchestrator. Tara’s newest album, Ciaran and Tara - Live from Boston and Ireland, has just been released. This is a collection of live and studio recordings by Irish Tenor Ciaran Nagle and violinist Tara Novak, showcasing the wonderful piano accompaniment of Scott Nicholas and Seamus Brett. It features a live version of Tara’s single, “The Liberties,” as well as plenty of other wonderful Irish repertoire, including beautiful new arrangements of the classics “Danny Boy” and “Red is the Rose.” Irina Fainkichen is a busy freelance violinist in the Greater Boston area. She was concertmaster of San Francisco’s Russian Chamber Orchestra for many years, appearing as soloist numerous times. Currently, she is a member of Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra, assistant concertmaster of Brockton Symphony Orchestra, and co-founder of “Flying Hearts” duo, which performs in a number of musical genres including Jazz, Klezmer and classic American tunes.