Aural Torah 5773 | 2012-13
Music Education & Performance Series
From the moment of revelation at Sinai, Jews have transmitted Torah by writing, speaking…and listening! CBE is proud to present its inaugural music education and performance series with a wide variety of sounds, styles, and artists designed to pique ears, touch souls, and create opportunities for further learning.
Sat 9/8 - Selichot feat. Galeet Dardashti's "Monajat" @ Park Slope Jewish Center
A profoundly spiritual way to usher in the High Holiday season featuring the Brooklyn premiere of Galeet Dardashti's MONAJAT. Co-presented with PSJC, Kolot Chayeinu: Voices of Our Lives, and Union Temple of Brooklyn.
Sun 10/7 – 150th Opening Ceremony & Sukkot Block Party
with The Afro-Semitic Experience, ShirLaLa, and CBE ensembles
Mon 10/8 - Simchat Torah in the Plaza, 7:30pm (Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Arch, Grand Army Plaza). Join Jews from all over Brooklyn in rejoicing, singing, and dancing with our sacred scrolls as we go back to the beginning.
Mon 11/26 – Rossi & Co., 7:30pm (Chapel)
Come learn and gain inspiration from chamber choral works by the most celebrated composers of 17th century Italy, including the father of Jewish polyphony. Co-produced by the Five Boroughs Music Festival and featuring soloists from co-produced with the Clarion Music Society.
Fri 12/14 - Shabbat Chanukah VII/Rosh Chodesh Tevet
featuring CBE ensembles and programs.
Thu 1/24 - Shabbat Shirah concert, 7:30pm (Sanctuary)
Cantor Breitzer welcomes home Brooklyn natives Cantor Jacob Ben-Zion Mendelson, Maestro Matthew Lazar, the internationally acclaimed Zamir Chorale and members of HaZamir: The International Jewish High School Choir.
Wed 2/13 – V’asu Li Mikdash: A Contemporary Concert Ma'ariv with Noah Aronson, 7:30pm (Rotunda). Come for a creative evening of song, prayer and Torah featuring our old friend Noah Aronson, clergy intern at Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley, MA and rabbinic student at Hebrew College, Newton, MA.
Tue 3/12 – Shirat HaAviv: Singing for Spring, 7:30pm (Rotunda)
Bring in the ancient Hebrew month of Aviv (a.k.a. Nisan) with some of Brooklyn's most innovative Jewish singer/songwriters and CBE's own Noar Omanut (artistry) students.
Tue 4/16 - Celebrate Israel on Yom Ha'Atzmaut
Tue 5/7 - "Sounding Jerusalem: Interfaith Dialogue through Music" CBE's clergy host local Christian and Muslim community leaders in an evening of conversation and song on the 46th anniversary of Jerusalem's reunification. Share your thoughts on the city holy to our three faiths, interspersed with music inspired by the work of Cantor Elana Rosen Brown, rabbinical student at HUC-JIR.
Mon 6/10 - Annual Meeting (with CBE ensembles)
For further information about any of these programs, please contact Cantor Josh Breitzer.