HaZamir at AVERY FISHER HALL
SUNDAY MARCH 22, 2015
HaZamir: The International Jewish High School Choir makes its debut at Avery
Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 4pm.
10 Lincoln Center Plaza, Columbus at 65th Street, NYC
Train #1 or #2 to West 66 Street
350 singers from cities across America and Israel. Maestro Matthew Lazar is
founder and director. HaZamir draws together a network of 21 American
chapters, 5 Israeli chapters and 60 alumni. Each chapter trains its singers
throughout the year in a sophisticated repertoire of classical and
contemporary Jewish choral music.
Music from 3 continents (US, Europe and Asia) spanning 3 centuries and 3
languages, English, Hebrew and Yiddish. The program displays the high
caliber and variety of Jewish music available in the 21st century and also
demonstrates the commitment and discipline of the singers, who master a
demanding repertoire and learn about their heritage in the process. The
concert boasts a dazzling array of vocal arrangements from soaring,
large-scale works sung by the entire choir, to smaller ensembles, to
Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer will receive the Zamir Choral Foundation’s Kinor
David Award. “Music has always been a golden thread running through my life.
It helped me maintain my connection with the past and gave me the strength
to overcome the losses and dislocations in my life. Listening to the HaZamir
teenagers fills me with joy and the hope for a brighter future.”she says.
TICKETS $180, $100, $75, $60, $50, lc.lincolncenter.org/shows/211975
For more Info, visit: http://www.zamirchoralfoundation.org/