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Applebaum May, 2012 Performances
(Three World Premiers)

Applebaum Friday Night Jazz Service
Danny Wallenberg conducts the adult, children’s, and family choirs of the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation accompanied by a jazz trio: Jim Cox (bass), Sarah Allen (percussion), and yours truly (piano).
8 PM, Friday 5/11/12 Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation
303 Dodge
Evanston, IL
No charge

Joint JRC/Rogers Park Children’s Choir concert
Danny Wallenberg conducts the choirs of the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation and the Rogers Park Neighborhood Choir of the Chicago Children’s Choir. The program will feature about a dozen of my liturgical and non-liturgical pieces.

The performance will include the world premier of Was, Is, and Shall Be Forever, for cantor, adult and children’s choirs, accompanied by string trio and piano. The Hebrew and English text of this nearly seven minute work interpolates the prayer Adon Olam with the opening verses of Genesis.

7:30pm, Saturday 5/12/12
Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation
303 Dodge
Evanston, IL
No charge.

Coriolis Spring Concerts
Gregg Skalinder conducts the Coriolis a cappella ensemble in two performances that will include two world premiers: my setting of the Hannah Senesh poem, Yesh Kochavim (dedicated to the memory of Ruth Gideon) as well as my setting of Ecclesiastes 3:1-8, A Time for Every Thing.

4:00pm, Sunday 5/13/12
Prairie Crossing, Byron Colby Barn,
1561 Jones Point Road (at U.S. 45)
Grayslake, IL
4:00pm, Sunday 5/20/12
St. Luke's Church,
939 Hinman

Tickets $20, at the door.

Kol Zimrah Yom Yerushalayim Concert
Richard Boldrey conducts the Kol Zimrah Chorus in a program that includes my setting of Y’rushalayim.

7:30 pm, 5/20/12
Lincolnwood Jewish Congregation
7117 N. Crawford Ave.,
Lincolnwood, IL

Tickets: $25 adults, $5 children under 18.
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