‘When We Remembered Zion’: The New Budapest Orpheum Society Commemorates Yom HaShoah

‘When We Remembered Zion’: The New Budapest Orpheum Society Commemorates Yom HaShoah Monday, April 24, 2017 Pre-concert talk at 6:30 pm by Dr. Philip V. Bohlman, Ludwig Rosenberger Distinguished Service Professor in Jewish History, University of Chicago Concert at 7 PM Drawing from repertories of Jewish song from the Holocaust gathered from the cabarets, camps, … Continue reading ‘When We Remembered Zion’: The New Budapest Orpheum Society Commemorates Yom HaShoah

Melodia Spring Concert Awakening the Spirit in NYC

Melodia’s spring concert Awakening the Spirit will feature the U.S. Premiere of John Rutter’s new work “Visions,” a powerful work that examines the spiritual, religious, and historic importance of Jerusalem as a symbol of “a utopian ideal of heavenly peace and seraphic bliss for redeemed humanity” in four movements. The violin soloist performing this piece … Continue reading Melodia Spring Concert Awakening the Spirit in NYC

Steal a Pencil for Me and More in NY

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 7:30 p.m. JTS will host a performance of excerpts and discussion of two important new operas: As One (music by Laura Kaminsky, libretto by Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed), following a transgender woman’s journey to self-acceptance. The other is Steal a Pencil for Me (music by H. L. Miller Cantorial School … Continue reading Steal a Pencil for Me and More in NY

HaZamir Event at the Met in NYC

  HaZamir, the International Jewish High School Choir will have a concert on Sunday, Marcy 26, 2017 at the Metropolian Opera House in New York City, located at Broadway and 64th Street in Manhattan. The event takes place at 4pm and is a Gala Fundraiser for the group. HaZamir is a network of 35 teen … Continue reading HaZamir Event at the Met in NYC

Triangle Fire an opera by Leonard Lehman in NYC

You may be interested in attending a performance of a new one-act opera, Triangle Fire, with music by Leonard Lehrman and a libretto by Ellen Frankel.  It’s being performed Saturday, March 25, 2017, at 8:00 pm – $10 suggested donation; no one turned away at 8 PM at New York University, Room 220, 32 Waverly … Continue reading Triangle Fire an opera by Leonard Lehman in NYC

Ensemble Lucidarium Summer Jewish Renaissance Music

Here’s some information about a tuition-free course Ensemble Lucidarium will be giving in Venice this Summer. It’s an opportunity to make music and learn about the Italian cantorial tradition and Jewish Renaissance music while living in the city itself, and will feature lectures various aspects of Venetian culture, an in-depth guided visit to the Ghetto … Continue reading Ensemble Lucidarium Summer Jewish Renaissance Music