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David Leibowitz

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David Leibowitz

Interplay: Conversations in Music with Michael Shapiro

This week’s Interplay, Conversations in Music, is with the remarkable and innovative conductor David Leibowitz, Music Director and Founder of the New York Repertory Orchestra. Maestro Leibowitz is deservedly recognized for his programming of not only the so-called traditional repertoire but of much other music that deserves a hearing and gets it in his orchestra’s vibrant repertory structure. David’s dynamic and insightful observations are a must! www.michaelshapiro.com www.nyro.org

32mins

7 Mar 2021

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David Leibowitz

Interplay: Conversations in Music with Michael Shapiro

This week’s Interplay, Conversations in Music, is with the remarkable and innovative conductor David Leibowitz, Music Director and Founder of the New York Repertory Orchestra. Maestro Leibowitz is deservedly recognized for his programming of not only the so-called traditional repertoire but of much other music that deserves a hearing and gets it in his orchestra’s vibrant repertory structure. David’s dynamic and insightful observations are a must! www.michaelshapiro.com www.nyro.org

32mins

7 Mar 2021

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Yeshiva Torah Vodaath: R. David Leibowitz and the Machloqet; R. Yaaqov Kantrowitz; R. Shlomo Heiman and R. Chaim Ozer Grodzinski; R. Reuven Grozovsky, the Impact Of; An Increase In The Number of European Talmidei Chakhamim Coming to America

YUTORAH: R' Dr. Aaron Rakeffet-Rothkoff -- Recent Shiurim

Yeshiva Torah Vodaath: R. David Leibowitz and the Machloqet; R. Yaaqov Kantrowitz; R. Shlomo Heiman and R. Chaim Ozer Grodzinski; R. Reuven Grozovsky, the Impact Of; An Increase In The Number of European Talmidei Chakhamim Coming to America - Feb 15, 2021 -

1hr 43mins

16 Feb 2021

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PT94: “It’s Never About You,” David Leibowitz on Diverse Repertoire, Balanced Programs, and Serving at Every Level

Podium Time

Today we talk with David Leibowitz, Music Director and Founder of the New York Repertory Orchestra, about how he’s programmed 20 seasons with NYRO without repeating any pieces, how he defines and builds balanced programs, and why young conductors flourish once they can let get out of their own inward focus.Today we Discuss:How David Founded the New York Repertory Orchestra, and how he used concerts to raise engagement with his volunteer players (1:37)How NYRO has been able to perform for 20 years without repeating repertoire, and how this builds trust with their audiences and sets them apart for publicity and grant writing (7:03)How NYRO’s flexibility and focus on unheard repertoire attracts great soloist (21:57)How David builds and defines “balanced” programs, and why they are based on music and internal logic rather than concert themes (28:23)The importance of conducting opera for developing technique, and how the rhythm of language affects phrasing, accents, and just about everything else (37:25)The importance of rhythmic precision, and how David developed great rhythm in school with the help of a tutor (46:52)David’s early conducting teachers, and the most common problems he encounters when teaching at workshops (56:27)Closing thoughts, Hidden Gems, and Final Advice (1:13:53)Find this and all other episodes at PodiumTimePod.com. Subscribe and download Podium Time on your favorite podcast player and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @PodiumTimePod. You can also join our Facebook Group, the Podium Time Inner Circle to ask questions and continue the conversation after every episode. Want to send us an email? Use the contact page on our website! If you’d like to support the podcast monetarily and get bonus content, consider joining our Patreon community at Patreon.com/PodiumTimePod. If you’re in the market for a new baton, use our promo code “PodiumTime” at Pagubatons.com for 20% off your first order.  Support the show (https://patreon.com/podiumtimepod)

1hr 29mins

16 Nov 2020

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Lives Radio Show – David Leibowitz and MAHAFestival 2019

Lives Radio Show & Podcast with Stuart Chittenden

Our third annual exploration of MAHA music festival with David Leibowitz, a music promoter, radio show host, record collector, and life-long music fan.

48mins

8 Aug 2019

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Lives Radio Show – David Leibowitz and MAHA Music Festival 2018

Lives Radio Show & Podcast with Stuart Chittenden

Producer, DJ, label owner, and dedicated music fan David Leibowitz talks all things Maha Music Festival 2018.

55mins

28 Jun 2018

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Lives Radio Show – Maha Music Festival with David Leibowitz

Lives Radio Show & Podcast with Stuart Chittenden

In conversation with music promoter, radio show host, record collector and life-long music fan David Leibowitz. In this show we talk about David's history in the music industry, his views on the business now, as well as taking a tour through the acts appearing at the Maha Music Festival 2017.

54mins

17 Aug 2017

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Make It Big! Episode 6 - David Leibowitz (New York Repertory Orchestra)

Make It Big!

Celebrated for his innovative programming and exciting performances, conductor David Leibowitz has achieved international acclaim for his work on the concert, opera, and ballet stage.Mr. Leibowitz is the Music Director/Conductor and founder of the award-winning New York Repertory Orchestra. Some recent highlights of his tenure there have been a fully staged production of Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio and a landmark performance of Mahler’s epic Symphony No. 3. As an avid fan and champion of today’s music he has commissioned, worked with, and performed local and world premieres by some of today’s most important composers; such as Paul Moravec, Lowell Liebermann, Harold Farberman, Stephen Dembski, John Schwabe, Salvador Brotons, Michael Shapiro, and Steven Rosenhaus.From 2003-2013, Mr. Leibowitz held the post of Principal Conductor with the Massapequa Philharmonic Orchestra and has recently been guest conductor of the New York Opera Exchange, conducting performances of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet, and Verdi’s La Traviata. He is currently on the conducting faculty of the Westchester Summer Vocal Institute and the International Opera Institute at the Maud Powell Music Festival.For many years, Mr. Leibowitz was on the conducting staff of the Rome Festival Opera (Italy), leading opera, ballet, and concert performances, and was the Orchestra Director of the Siena (Italy) Summer Music Festival. in 2012 he led the Weill Cornell Music and Medicine Orchestra and Chorus in a critically acclaimed performance of the Mozart Requiem.Throughout the United States and Europe, he has directed such ensembles as the Pleven Philharmonic (Bulgaria), the Orchester Pro Arte (Vienna), Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra, the Bach Festival Orchestra (Princeton, NJ), and the University of Wyoming (Laramie) Symphony Orchestra.In the New York City area, he has conducted the Astoria Symphony, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Greenwich Village Orchestra, Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra, Centre Symphony Orchestra, New York Festival Singers, Litha Orchestra, and the Music at St. Paul’s Series at Columbia University. He has also worked with the Dance Theater of Harlem.A dedicated music educator, Mr. Leibowitz conducted the Third Street Philharmonia at the Third Street Music School Settlement in New York City from 2003-2006 and from 2009-2012 he was the Orchestra Director at the City College of New York. He has worked as a conductor and coach with many other student and youth orchestras, including the the orchestras of Brooklyn College, the InterSchools Orchestra of New York, and the Gemini Youth Orchestra.In 2011, Mr. Leibowitz was an award-winner of the American Prize in Orchestral Conducting and the American Prize in Orchestral Programming. He was given the “Gift to New York City” award from the Omega Ensemble of New York for his ongoing contributions to the musical life of New York City and is on the Board of Directors of the Conductors Guild, an international service organization of over 2,000 members, devoted to the advancement of the art of conducting and to serving the artistic and professional needs of conductors.Mr. Leibowitz received his Master of Arts degree in Performance Practice, Summa Cum Laude, from the City University of New York’s Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College. His main studies were in performance, musicology, and composition. He was awarded a teaching fellowship and was named a Presidential Scholar of the University.OUTRO MUSIC: Dimitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10, mvt. 2, performed by the New York Repertory Orchestra, conducted by David Leibowitz, Oct. 18, 2014

1hr 39mins

17 Oct 2015