A Tapestry of Jewish Music by Gerald Cohen

Sunday, May 7, 4:00 pm: Lawrenceville, NJ
Performance of V’higad’ta L’vincha (Passover Cantata)
A Tapestry of Jewish Music: Princeton Pro Musica, Frances Fowler
Slade, Music Director; and Sharim V’Sharot, Elayne Robinson Grossman,
Music Director.
Adath Israel Congregation, 1958 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville NJ.
Pre-concert forum with conductors and composer 3 p.m., made possible
with a grant from Meet The Composer’s Creative Connections Fund.
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More music of Gerald Cohen:
Wednesday, May 24, 7:30 pm: New York City
Premiere of Lo, body and soul-this land (to poetry of Walt Whitman)
The New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St. NY, NY
Part of the Ninth Annual Children’s Aid Society Chorus Spring
Concert. Over 300 children from 15 different CAS choruses will
perform; on the program will be music spanning from classical to folk
and pop classics, as well as the World Premieres of new choral works
from the 2005-2006 CAS Chorus Composition Grant recipients, Gerald
Cohen and Mary Feinsinger.

Tuesday, June 6, 8:00 pm: Pittsburgh, PA
Performance of excerpts of V’higad’ta L’vincha
and several other of Gerald Cohen compositions, at the Pittsburgh Jewish Music
Festival “Songs for the Seasons” concert; Levy Hall, Rodef Shalom
Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA

Thursday, June 8, 8:00 pm: Bethesda, MD
Premiere of Meditation and Celebration (settings of Psalms 33 and
100) commissioned by Zemer Chai, the Washington, DC Jewish Community
Chorus, Eleanor Epstein, conductor, in honor of their 30th
anniversary. Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation, 7727
Persimmon Tree Lane, Bethesda, MD

Sunday, June 11, 3:00 pm: New York City
Performance of Excerpts of Sarah and Hagar
Scenes from the opera: music by Gerald Cohen, libretto by Charles Kondek
at a concert of the American Society for Jewish Music
Cast: Ilana Davidson (Hagar); Elizabeth Shammash (Sarah) Robert
Gardner (Avraham)
Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, Manhattan; Admission: $8
for information, call the American Society for Jewish Music: 212-294-8328