Solo Harp

Mondays, July 18 and 25, 1:30 PM

Dan Levitan, harp

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Concerto in Bb, Op. 4 – Andante, Allegro

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Theme and Variations

Marcel Grandjany (1891-1975)
Prelude and Toccata

Marcel Grandjany (1891-1975)
Rhapsody, Op. 10

Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)
Sonata
I. Mazig schnell (Moderately Fast)
II. Lebhaft (Quick/Fast)
III. Sehr langsam (Very slow)

Mitch Landy
American Folk Song Suite for Lever Harp
Streets of Laredo
The Water is Wide
Hop High Ladies
Simple Gifts
Poor Wayfaring Stranger
Barbara Allen
Green Rocky Road
Old Paint
Shenandoah

Gabriel Pierné (1863-1937)
Impromptu-Caprice, Op. 9

 

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Dan Levitan

Presenter

Dan Levitan

Date

Jul 18 2022

Time

1:30 pm

Starting at

$38.00

Soloist

  • Dan Levitan
    Dan Levitan
    Harp

    Dan Levitan holds contracts as the Principal Harpist with three professional orchestras: Santa Rosa Symphony, Marin Symphony, and Symphony Silicon Valley.

    He is the “first call” harpist with the San Francisco Opera. He regularly performs for the San Jose Chamber, Mission Chamber, UC Berkeley Symphony orchestras and is sought after as a soloist by numerous other orchestras, choirs, and ensembles throughout northern California.

    Mr. Levitan’s concerto performances by Bach (Johann Christian), Boieldieu, Debussy, Ginastera, Glière, Mozart, Ravel, Reinecke, and Saint-Saëns with orchestras throughout the San Francisco Bay Area have been highly praised by local critics, who write of his “impeccable virtuosity” (San José Metro), “virtual perfection” (Marin Independent Journal) and “precision and élan” (Mercury News). Internationally, Mr. Levitan was invited to perform two works for harp and string quartet at the Seventh World Harp Congress in Prague, Czech Republic, and was a semi-finalist in the prestigious 10th International Harp Competition in Israel.
    As a teacher and coach, he coaches for California Youth Symphony, CYS, as well as El Camino Youth Orchestra, ECYS, (mid-peninsula and south bay), in addition to teaching privately.

    Born and educated in Philadelphia, Mr. Levitan received Bachelor of Arts degrees in Music Performance and in Music Education from Temple University —both magna cum laude—and was named “Most Promising Musician” on graduation. He studied with Margarita Montanaro, (retired) Co-Principal Harpist with the Philadelphia Orchestra and internationally acclaimed harpists Susann McDonald and Susanna Mildonian, as well as the well-known late Bay Area Harpists Anne Adams, Marcella DeCray, and Phyllis Schlomovitz.

Sunset Center Foyer

Location

Sunset Center Foyer
San Carlos St between 8th and 10th Ave, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923

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