Classical Action's Youth Wing to Present AIDS Benefit Concert June 21

Classic Arts News   Classical Action's Youth Wing to Present AIDS Benefit Concert June 21
CAYENNE — Classical Action's Youth Entertainment Network — will present a benefit concert, featuring pianists Natasha Paremski and Gabriel Kahane, next Thursday, June 21 in the loft home of Tim Iverson and Andrew Xu in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood.

A recipient of the 2006 Gilmore Young Artist Award, Paremski was born in Moscow in 1987 and currently attends Mannes College The New School for Music. Kahane, a graduate of Brown University, is in the midst of a burgeoning career as a singer-songwriter, pianist and composer, synthesizing classical, jazz and pop forms.

Classical Action: Performing Arts Against AIDS is a nonprofit organization founded in 1993 to help fund domestic AIDS-related services, raising money through special events, private house concerts, recording and merchandising projects, and individual donations, in addition to foundation and corporate support.

CAYENNE aims to unite young classical music fans with philanthropists to further the mission of Classical Action. Its first event was held in February and featured jazz musicians Kurt Elling and Fred Hersch. The program on June 21 includes works by Mozart and Prokofiev as well as Kahane's craigslistlieder, art song settings of eight anonymous posts from the website

Information on and tickets for the performance, at $40 each ($25 for students), are available at

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