Eli Tamar is a Russian-born American composer.
He is the author of Canticum Fratris Solis,
Prière de St. François d'Assise, Ave Maria, ונתנה תוקף (Unetaneh tokef), and Отче Наш (The Lord’s Prayer).
Eli recently wrote a Requiem for voice solo with choir, dedicated to the memory of the victims of coronavirus.
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- Priere de St. Francois d'Assise (St. Francis Prayer) in a new documentary by Alessandro Rossellini. The film is currently in production.
- Prayer for Peace- a concert of sacred music dedicated to the memory of lives lost September 11, 2001. The program will include seven works by Eli Tamar. Friday, October 29 at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Alexandria, VA. lyricaclassic.org/prayer_for_peace/
- The concert Prayer for Peace will be broadcast on YouTube Live on November 28 at 11 am lyricaclassic.org/prayer_for_peace/
- A world premiere of "Requiem" for mixed choir a cappella and a mezzo-soprano solo, dedicated to the memory of the coronavirus victims. Monday, December 6 at Sobornaya Palata in Moscow, Russia. Performed by Moscow Synodal Choir, conductor Michail Kotelnikov and mezzo-soprano Polina Shamaeva lyricaclassic.org/glorious-spearman/
- A broadcast of the world premiere of "Requiem" will be streamed on December 26 at 11am EST
- Seven compositions by for voice and organ by Eli Tamar will be featured in the international music program "Spread New Music to the World" on January 16, 2022 at 4pm in Congress Graz Stefaniensaal in Graz, Austria lyricaclassic.org/spread_new_music-prayer_for_peace/
- A broadcast of "Spread New Music to the World" concert will be streamed on Sunday, January 23 at 11am
- Priere de St. Francois d'Assise (St. Francis Prayer), May 9, 2021at St. Marcello church in Rome, Italy. Natalia Pavlova, soprano and Marco Lo Muscio, organ. Italian premiere.
- Lyrica Classic Entertainment presented "Organ Apotheosis part II": Отче Наш (Lord's Prayer), Молитва о Мире (Prayer for Peace), and Canticum Fratris Solis at Our Lady of Angels chapel in Catonsville, Maryland, on April 25, 2021.
- Lyrica Classis Entertainment presented a webinar "Meet the composer Eli Tamar" on April 18, 2021.
- Edgewood Symphony Orchestra presented Canticum Fratris Solis (in orchestral version) on December 26, 2020. The recording is available here
- A world premiere of Отче Наш (Lord's Prayer) at the Rachmaninoff Hall, Moscow Conservatory, on September 26, 2020. Commissioned and performed by the vocal trio "Melody"