A preview by Betsy Schwarm On January 27, 1945, in the closing months of World War II, the Russian Red Army reached the gates of Auschwitz, subsequently liberating the camp. With the 75th anniversary of that occasion rapidly approaching, worldwide commemorations of the event are planned, especially as, in 2005, the UN declared January 27 […]
A preview by Betsy Schwarm In tumultuous times, music can be the ideal antidote to anxiety. The beauty of the music itself may serve as a soothing balm. Moreover, reflecting upon how that music came to be written and what its composer was seeking to express likely adds depth of meaning to the listening experience, […]
Try out this women’s chorus (Soprano/Alto) on two nights, August 23rd and August 30th.
For the fifth consecutive year, Kol Nashim is proud to present Woman to Woman: Concerts Benefitting the Jerusalem Shelter for Battered Women. The Jerusalem Shelter provides a safe haven for women and children from all walks of Israeli life, as well as ongoing social services, and a unique children’s center. The Shelter also operates several halfway apartments intended for […]
The choirs of the Colorado Hebrew Chorale launch our first major fundraising event on Sunday January 28, 2018. Celebration with silent auction, local vendors Holiday foods Concert Special guests: Composer Gerald Cohen, Cantor Asa Fradkin, Julie Geller, The Colorado Chamber Players The evening festivities begin at 5:00pm – Have a glass of wine from the […]
A preview by By Marc Shulgold For Leah Peer, breaking from the Colorado Hebrew Chorale in 2013 to form a subsidiary women’s chorus was hardly an act of defiance. Instead, it was, the director of Kol Nashim, says, an act that would strengthen the mixed chorus led by Carol Kozak Ward. “We’re all just following […]
An eclectic collection of music presenting selections written between 1880 through 1980. Come with us on a journey around the world, as we examine different aspects of love as expressed through Jewish musical gems. Open to the public and free of charge. For more information: KNinfo@coloradohebrewchorale.org
Preview by Betsy Schwarm Music has often set out to support and promote social causes. Even before recent and current pop stars began undertaking such endeavors, Bedřich Smetana was speaking up for Czech nationalism, and it is no accident that Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro explores the divide between aristocrats and those who serve them. So […]
A preview by Marc Shulgold It was a scene right out of a movie: In the fall of 2013, Leah Peer was strolling along a street in Jerusalem with her mother, Ruth Keusch, discussing what they could do to help those in need – specifically, the residents of Woman to Woman, the . And just […]
A review by Robin McNeil Wednesday evening, May 21, I attended a performance by Kol Nashim, which is the women’s choir of the Colorado Hebrew Chorale. Kol Nashim is translated as “the voice of women,” and this performance was a benefit for the Jerusalem Center for Battered Women. It was sponsored by Woman to Woman, […]
A CD review by Betsy Schwarm Given current events, some may see accidental irony in the title of this delightful new recording of Schubert’s Sonatinas for...
A review by Betsy Schwarm Photo credits: Britt Ripley “The show must go on:” a time-worn mantra that doesn’t allow for global...
A Preview by Betsy Schwarm Spoiler alert: Beethoven was deaf! Of course, anyone reading this article already knew that, and likely also knew that...