Eva Dominiak and Boston Bilingual Singers present:
Family Concert Series
The Secrets Of The Music Box: Dolls and Cats
Sunday, November 19, 2023, 5:00 PM


Amy Beach
Children's Carnival Suite
    Pierrot and Pierrette

Eva Dominiak
Two Cats: Barsy and Bertie. Scenes from Cat Life
    Barsy and Bertie: Meet the Cats
    Bertie's Piano Time
    Leg-Chasing Adventure
    Kitty-Cat Sad Song
    Lazy Little Mouse
    Barsy's Sunny Snooze

Gulnara Ozdemir, piano
Eva Dominiak, narrator
  • Amy Marcy Beach

    Amy Marcy Beach (1867-1944) was one of the first American women to achieve international recognition as a composer. She was a virtuoso pianist who debuted with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at the age of eighteen, and her Gaelic Symphony (1896) was the first internationally acclaimed symphony by an American woman.

    In addition to her large-scale compositions, Beach composed a number of delightful works for children.

  • Eva Dominiak

    Eva received classical training in composition and orchestration at the Russian Gnessin Academy of Music in Moscow.

    During her 20-year career, she has composed music for symphony orchestras, chamber ensembles, solo vocal and instrumental performers, theater productions, and media background tracks.

    Children's music holds a special place in Eva’s heart and work. She has collaborated with audiobook publishers, composing music for popular children's audiobook series, including well-known tales such as “Alice in Wonderland” and “Alice Through the Looking-Glass” by Lewis Carroll.

    In collaboration with Boston's "Theater on the Roof," she wrote the music for family musicals "Puss in Boots," "Thumbelina," and "Baba Yaga's Birthday."

  • Gulnare Ozdemir
    Concert Pianist, Accompanist & Piano Instructor

    Gulnare started receiving professional musical education in the city of Baku, Azerbaijan. After moving to Turkey, she worked as a lead teacher at Izmir's most well-known and prestigious musical school.

    Over the span of her career, Gulnare accompanied at an advanced level in masterclasses, audition exams, and recitals; released an album that includes educational flute-piano pieces; was the staff pianist of the Izmir Chamber Ensemble, which performed in various festivals and concerts. Twice, independently of the ensemble, she participated in the International Music Festival in Bellapais.

    Since 2021, she has continued her musical life in Boston, MA.