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Tracing currents of Jewish choral tradition, in Russia and beyond
Posted 5/27/2015

RCCNY--June 3 and 7Continuing its 30th Anniversary celebration, The Russian Chamber Chorus of New York presents a program that highlights the richness of Jewish musical tradition through a selection of classical works from Russia, Israel and the United States. The works featured span folk and liturgical genres and a variety of styles -- but they are united, either by text or texture, to a shared heritage and historical experience.

Beyond highlighting a vast scope of musical creativity, the concert allows the Russian Chamber Chorus to pay respect to the depth and breadth of Jewish contributions to the Russian musical world -- for the very foundation of musical education in Russia was laid by Jewish individuals there. More...


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