Mara Finkelstein

Born: Moscow, Russia

Performs with: Northwest Sinfonietta

Mara Finkelstein is the cellist in Schulhoff’s Five Pieces for String Quartet recorded on MOR’s Art from Ashes, Vol. 1, in Gerard Schwarz’s In Memoriam on For a Look or a Touch (Naxos 2008), and in Rudolf and Jeanette on Schoenfield and Schwarz (Naxos 2009).



For a Look or a Touch
Young American composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer’s “brilliant, moving work” (American Record Guide) is based on the true story of two gay teenage lovers the Holocaust tore apart forever. With an elegiac piece for cello and string quartet, In Memoriam, by Gerard... Read more
Art From Ashes
Called a “rewarding musical start” (Gramophone), MOR’s Grammy-nominated first recording includes Robert Dauber’s Serenata, Erwin Schulhoff’s Five Pieces for String Quartet, Herman Berlinski’s Sonata for Flute and Piano, and two MOR commissions: Camp Songs--with... Read more