Led by Founder and Artistic Director Joshua Jacobson, the Chorale comprises
experienced volunteer singers who perform music spanning thousands of years,
four continents, and a variety of styles, both classical and popular.
Zamir’s repertoire includes Jewish liturgical pieces, major classical works, music of the Holocaust,
newly commissioned compositions, and Israeli, Yiddish, and Ladino folksongs.
An Encore Performance of 19th-Century Synagogue Music
Joshua R. Jacobson, Artistic Director
Cantor Peter Halpern, Soloist
Edwin Swanborn, Organist
(6:30 pm: Special pre-concert performance of Lewandowski’s Holiday Preludes by organist Edwin Swanborn)
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Central Reform Temple
15 Newbury St., Boston, MA
In cooperation with Central Reform Synagogue
After a sold-out concert in November, the Zamir Chorale of Boston will present an encore performance of some of the most glorious synagogue music ever written.
Divine Majestyis made possible by an anonymous underwriter in memory of Mary Wolfman Epstein and Cantor Barney Mould.
Cosponsored by the Central Reform Temple
Photos © Mickey Goldin: Zamir/So. of the Border with Tucan Trio concert.
Photos © Abigail Searle: Zamir/Jerusalem Youth Chorus.
I see now that Zamir is not just a choir, beyond this, it is a profound human institution that you have created for people to identify as Jews – a community based on Jewish identification and musical and artistic excellence. And, as I could see that evening [Zamir’s performance of Hanukkah Happens at Temple Emanuel in Newton, MA], an important source of sacred, national and religious pride for the whole community.”
— Max Stern, composer and conductor