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East of the River

180 East of the River 2009 72dpi x 2.5in cropped East of the RiverInternationally recognized recorder soloists Nina Stern and Daphna Mor have appeared playing as a duo with groups as varied as The New York Philharmonic and world music group Pharaoh's Daughter. In the early/world music project East of the River they collaborate with leading jazz and world musicians including virtuoso bassist Omer Avital, composer/accordionist Uri Sharlin, and Yo Yo Ma's "Silk Road Ensemble" percussionist Shane Shanahan.

GEMS is a non-profit corporation that supports and promotes the artists and organizations in New York devoted to early music— the music of the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and early Classical periods.