Avner Dorman’s Concertos


Metropolis Ensemble is delighted to announce a classical nomination in the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards for Avi Avital (soloist) and Andrew Cyr (conductor) with Metropolis Ensemble for Avner Dorman's Mandolin Concerto. Avner Dorman's Concertos is Metropolis Ensemble's first studio album, produced by Grammy-winning producer David Frost and released on NAXOS American Classics. The album includes the complete chamber orchestra concerti of Avner Dorman (as presented in the Fall 2007 concert, On Record), and features Avi Avital on mandolin, Mindy Kaufman on piccolo flute, Eliran Avni on piano, and Metropolis Ensemble players under the direction of Artistic Director Andrew Cyr.

Producers and soloists

Avner Dorman, composer
Andrew Cyr, conductor
David Frost, producer
Avi Avital, mandolin
Mindy Kaufman, piccolo flute
Eliran Avni, piano
Arnaud Sussmann, violin
Lily Francis, violin
Eric Nowlin, viola
Michal Korman, cello
Aya Hamada, harpsichord


Kyle Armbrust, viola
David Auerbach, viola
Maurycy Banaszek, viola
Rachel Calin, bass
Sharon Cohen, violin
Song-le Do, cello
Lily Francis, violin
Noah Geller, violin
Frank Huang, violin
Michal Korman, cello
Yvonne Lam, violin
Amy Lee, violin
Earl Lee, cello
Jessica Lee, viola
Wayne Lin, violin
Eric Nowlin, viola
Gal Nyska, cello
Anne Rabbat, violin
Arnaud Sussmann, violin (Concertmaster)
Andrew Wan, violin
Andrew Cyr, Artistic Director/Conductor