Premieres and performances of compositions of
Gerald Cohen: March-May 2004
Sunday, March 14
Friday, March 19
Sunday, March 21
Sunday, May 2
For complete listing information times and locations…read further….
Sunday, March 14, 5 p.m.
Performance of Dayeinu, from V’higad’ta L’vincha
Performed by the H.L. Miller Cantorial School Choir, JoAnn Rice, conductor at a joint concert with the Hebrew Union College Choir, Joyce Rosenzweig, conductor. Concert also includes works by Sulzer, Helfman, Avery, and other composers
Park Avenue Synagogue, Madison and 87th Street, Manhattan
Contribution: $15, 10 for seniors and students. For information call 212-824-2279
Friday, March 19, 8 p.m.
Premiere of Kaddish (based on a poem of Marge Piercy)
I will be performing this piece as part of the Friday evening service at
Temple Shalom, 4630 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, Florida
The piece was commissioned, through Meet the Composer’s New Music, New Donors program, to honor Jane Perman and in memory of her parents.
For more information on the piece and its premiere: http://www.naplestemple.org/special%2011.htm
Sunday, March 21, 4 p.m
New York Premieres of Kaddish and Sing Our Song
Concert of Kol Dodi Community Chorale,
Cantors Joel Caplan and Erica Lippitz, conductors
Sing Our Song was commissioned by Kol Dodi with a text especially written by Elie Wiesel for this composition. Concert also includes a wide variety of Jewish choral music.
Shaarei Tikvah Congregation, 46 Fox Meadow Road, Scarsdale, NY.
Contribution: $25; 15 for seniors, 5 for students
Sunday, May 2, 3 p.m.
Performance of Preludes and Debka, for trombone and string quartet
Concert of the American Society for Jewish Music; also includes works by Bernstein, Bloch, Copland, Kraft
Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, Manhattan
for information, call the American Society for Jewish Music: 212-294-8328