The Pro Musica Hebraica concert with Evgeny Kissin was reviewed in the Washington Post. It speaks well that the power of Yiddish alongside the power of Jewish musical works was so well recognized. Kudos to Kissin for a great performance.
Mediterranean Israeli Music and the Politics of the Aesthetic
by Amy Horowitz
Musica Judaica Online Reviews has a new article by Jeffrey Shandler that reviews the Milken CD Vol. XVI: Heroes and Heroines: Jewish Opera. http://mjoreviews.org/author/musicajudaica/.
An article in the LA Times on March 31 reviewed the concert.
The Jewish Music Forum and the American Society of Jewish Music are pleased and excited to invite you to visit the new Musica Judaica Online Reviews , a scholarly online journal, at
“Musica Judaica Online Reviews is an open-access online journal that publishes reviews of books, films, significant events, and recordings chronicling all forms of Jewish musical expression.
This journal is an electronic edition of the reviews section of Musica Judaica, a scholarly journal that focuses on Jewish music research. Musica Judaica has been published by the American Society for Jewish Music since 1976, and caters to scholars, composers, cantors, rabbis, and laypeople interested in Jewish musical expressions.”
Wondering what to do with all that Chanukah gelt in the way of gift certificates or cash?… JMWC can recommend a few musical solutions, one sest for the classical repertoire and one for YIddish.
Paul Ben-Haim, Vol. 2 on Centaur CRC 2766 and Piano Music of Paul Ben-Haim on Centaur CRC 2506
Gila Goldstein, piano, Yehonatan Berick, violin, Inbal Segev, cello and Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet are featured on the 2766 and Gila Goldstein is soloist for 2506. The works are (2766) Music for Piano 1957, op 53, Variations on a Hebrew Melody for Piano, Violin and Cello, Chamsin for Piano solo, Pastorale Variee for Clarinet and Paino, op. 31b and Music for Piano 1967, op. 67. The works for 2506 are: Sonatina, op.…
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Richard (“Renaissance Man”) runs Rainlore’s World of Music . It has lots of CD Reviews of Jewish music. For online reviews: