New Manhattan Sinfonietta

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 8 PM

Carnegie Hall, New York

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“Hymns from Auschwitz: A Tribute to Viktor Ullman and Michel Assael


Renan Koen

Gurer Aykal

New Manhattan Sinfonietta brings together premieres in this meaningful concert. This performance includes Hymns from Auschwitz for Hazans and piano by Elcil Gürel Göçtü, a young composer of Renan Koen's March of the Music Movement; Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K.491, performed in memory of Viktor Ullmann; and, Auschwitz, a symphonic poem by survivor Michel Assael, which was discovered through the research of Dr. Joe Halio, assisted by Koen.


Founder and Principal Conductor
New Manhattan Sinfonietta (NMS) is a New York City based orchestra founded by world renowned Turkish maestro Mr. Gürer Aykal. NMS will proudly perform concerts at a caliber that will match the taste and sophistication of the audiences in and out of New York. Mr. Aykal has enthusiastically established the New Manhattan Sinfonietta as his final orchestra project.


November 8, 2023

The New Manhattan Sinfonietta Orchestra, under the leadership of Gurer Aykal, aims to continue its beautiful musical journey with your support. "We are delighted to introduce to you: 'Anatolian Inspirations Concert Celebrating 100 Years of the Turkish Republic' presented by Turkish American ArtsSociety (TAASNY) & New Manhattan Sinfonietta
May 31, 2017

Miniatures: Music from Anatolia

Yunus Emre Institute is excited to host the first concert by a project by Turkish American Arts Society of New York (TAASNY) “The Soloists of New Manhattan Sinfonietta” This special concert will include musical works by national leading composers from Anatolia, Turkey, as well as a repertory that is related to Turkish Region and history of these lands.