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Jewish U – Sacred Symphonies with Rabbi Don
May 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
One event on May 2, 2019 at 12:00pm
One event on May 16, 2019 at 12:00pm
The Bible has inspired creative interpretation (midrash) not just by ancient rabbis but by musicians, artists and poets throughout the ages, including modern Jewish classical composers. In this three-part class, participants will listen to and analyze three Biblically based modern compositions: Bloch’s Shelomo Rhapsody, Bernstein’s Jeremiah Symphony and his Chichester Psalms. No musical background necessary.
Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 PM – Rhapsody by Ernst Bloch – A study in leadership and power based on the book of Ecclesiastes
Thursday, May 2 at Noon – Symphony #1 – Jeremiah by Leonard Bernstein *Bring your own dairy brown bag lunch; we’ll provide drinks and dessert
Thursday, May 16 at Noon – Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein *Bring your own dairy brown bag lunch; we’ll provide drinks and dessert