Jennifer Bellor, A Grey Dream
“A Grey Dream” was written by composer Jennifer Bellor for the Irrera Brothers in 2023. The duo gave the world premiere of the work in February of the same year at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Shahab Zargari, Director of photography and editing
Ron George, recording, mixing and mastering
Recorded and filmed in DOC Rando Hall, UNLV
Tomaso Antonio Vitali, Chaconne in G Minor
Praised by critics for their performances throughout the United States, Europe, and Latin America, the Irrera Brothers return to the Hochstein School of Music in Rochester, NY to perform Vitali’s G Minor Chaconne. Recorded November 24, 2014
2014 Rochester Fringe Festival
In their 2nd straight appearance at the Rochester Fringe Festival, the Irrera Brothers perform masterworks of Grieg, de Falla, Chopin, Rachmaninoff, and others.
Irrera Brothers Make Eastman School History
May 2014 marked the first time in the 93-year history of the Eastman School of Music that two siblings graduated, both with Doctor of Music Arts degrees. Hear Joseph and John reflect on their journey and what it means for them to leave their mark on the Eastman School.
Rochester Fringe Festival Debut
Joseph and John sit down with News 10 NBC’s Janet Lomax in anticipation of their 2013 Rochester Fringe Festival debut. Get an insight of what it was like growing up in the Irrera household and learn what is in store next for the brother duo!
Carnegie Hall, A Three-peat
Joseph and John stop by the studios of 13 WHAM News today to talk with Norma Holland as they gear up for what will be their 3rd appearance in Carnegie Hall. Having made their Carnegie debuts in 2009, the Irrera Brothers were invited back in 2012 and now again in 2013!
Alfred Schnittke, Concerto for Piano and Strings (1979)
Pianist Joseph Irrera performs Schnittke’s dark and haunting Concerto for Piano and Strings. He is joined by conductor Jerry Hou and members of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra for this December 2012 recording.
The Irrera Brothers Live on WXXI Classical 91.5 FM
Violinist John Irrera and his brother, pianist Joseph, may have grown up listening to Aerosmith, but they figured out early on that classical music was their calling. They stopped by to talk about their journey, which has lead them to Carnegie Hall, Costa Rica, and Europe, but has always brought them back home to Rochester.