Ilana Davidson

Ilana Davidson has a singing repertoire that ranges in time from the Renaissance to world premieres. Her performances of Mahler’s Fourth Symphony alongside maestros Leonard Slatkin, Keith Lockhart, and Miguel Harth-Bedoya remain among her most cherished experiences. Additionally, she has sung in Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, performing works such as Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Max von Schillings’ Mona Lisa with the American Symphony Orchestra, Shostakovich’s Songs of Jewish Folk Poetry, and Krenek’s Der Diktator. Ilana frequents chamber music festivals in North America and is the artistic director of the Serenata Chamber Series in Nyack, New York. William Bolcom’s “Songs of Innocence and of Experience”, for which she is a prominent soloist, received three Grammy awards. For more information, you can visit her website:

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Exploring Chamber Music: A Journey of Beauty and Depth

Ilana, an esteemed soprano and the artistic director of the Serenata Chamber Music Series in Nyack, will lead a class that will delve into the world of chamber music. We’ll unravel the meaning and importance of chamber music. We will discuss how it has continued to evolve and impact our lives and communities. Our listening experiences in the class will include masterpieces by renowned composers in addition to a glimpse into lesser known, yet no less profound, interpretations. We will explore the interplay of the instruments and voices. We will engage together as music enthusiasts, with an opportunity to listen, watch, and share our insights and discover why chamber music continues to captivate our hearts and minds.