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  "THE ETHICS" for Violin, Chorus, Percussion and Piano


  Commissioned by the Krueger and Blavatnik Family Foundations

  Written for "Humanity in Action"

  Inspired by Ela Weisberger, in memory of Eva Sachs and the "Brundibar" children

  Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Theresienstadt Camp

  Premiere: May 14th, 2015 at Carnegie Hall

 Project Description

 Video 1: A Waltz with Fate


 Live performance from Montreal:

 Ittai Shapira, Composer and Violinist Constanze Beckmann, Pianist, Curator, and Producer Jean-Sebastien Vallee, Conductor   and Artistic Director The Schulich Singers, Schulich School of Music of McGill University. Live from Montreal, "Remembering   Terezin", November 12, 2019

SEPAHRDIC JOURNEYS: Concerto for Violin and Cello


 Co-Commissioned by the Krueger Fund

 Supported by the Adele amd John Gray Endowment Fund

 In Memoriam:

 David Kleiman, Heritage Muse

 Connie and Harvey Krueger

 Special Thanks to:  Grasshopper Global, One to One

 Raising Awareness to the migrant crisis, through Music.

 Recorded for BBC NOW

 BBC National Orchestra Wales

 Ittai Shapira, Violin, Thomas Carroll, Cello

 Rumon Gamba, Conductor

 Sephardic Journeys Concept Video

 MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN: Concerto for Violin and Clarinet


 Sir Salman Rushdie, Novelist

 Alexander Klingspor, Visual Artist

 Annica Klingspor, Animator

 Recorded for: BBC NOW

 BBC National Orchestra Wales

 Ittai Shapira, Violin, Robert Plane, Clarinet

 Conductor: Rumon Gamba

 Melodies to be used for Veterans suffering from PTSD

 Concept Video:  Salman Rushdie, Alexander Klingspor, and Ittai Shapira


  MAGYAR: Concerto for two Violins

  Commissioned by the Krueger Fund

  Written for Hagai Shaham, in memory of Ilona Feher

  Dedicated to Harvey and Connie Krueger

  Premiered in Hohenems, Austria, July 2014

  Recorded for Champs Hill Records

  Ittai Shapira, Hagai Shaham, Violins

  Robert Bokor, Conductor

  Arpeggione Orchestra


 Audio and Video Excerpts:


  Watch PR Video: 


  Mvt 2: "The Potion"


  Mvt 3: "Gypsy Raves-Mulatas" 







  THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra


  Commissioned by Molloy College

  Dedicated to David Bowerman

  Premiered with : The Knights

  Recorded for Champs Hill Records

  Ittai Shapira, Violin

  Royal Liverpool Phiharmonic,

  Neil Thomson, Conductor



  Mvt 1: "The Fisherman" 


  Mvt 2: "At Sea" 


  Mvt 3: "The Hero" 









  Performed with the Israel Sinfonietta and the Key West symphony

  Recorded for Champs Hill Records

  Ittai Shapira, Violin,

  Krzysztof Chorzelski, Conductor

  London Serenata




  Mvt 2: "Lament" 


  Mvt 3: "Party" 




CHUNHYANG: Concerto for Violin and Soprano

 In collaboration with Laureen Park, PHD, philosophy

With Grammy Winner Hila Plitmann

 Melodies to be used for women recovering from violence and abuse


 Chunhyang Concept Video

 In development: THE STOLEN GENERATIONS: Concerto for Violin and Flute

 Collaborators:  John C. Domm, Chief Police Sevices, Rama, First Nations, Canada

 Commemorating Indigenous Genocide in Canada

 Inspired by the work of Maggi Shelton

 Dedicated to Agi and Graham Oldfield

 Melodies used for workshops connecting officers and reuniting families

Solo and Ensemble:

“Virtuoso Variations”-Variations on an Israeli Folk Song for Violin and Orchestra, 2004 (14 minutes)

“Kol Nidrei” Fantasy for Violin, Soprano, and Piano, 2020 (6 minutes) 

“Tshuva/Reconsolidation” for Violin and Piano, 2020 (4 minutes) 

Tateuchi Duets for two  Violins, 2021 (16 minutes)

“Songs from the Covenant” for the High Holidays for Baritone Solo, 2021 (7 minutes)

“Sephardic Duos” 2020, 15 duets for two violins (45 minutes) 

Caprices for Violin Solo, 2014, 2021 (18 minutes)


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