Days of Awe and Rejoicing
Hidden Gems of Jewish Music

October 2007

Experience the riches of the a cappella Jewish tradition, including many rarely-heard works.  Superb settings from Chicago’s own Max Janowski are combined with selections from the very finest in contemporary Jewish music worldwide, in songs that reflect the high holidays just completed and the rich cycles of Jewish life.  Chicago a cappella's 15th Anniversary Commissioning Series launches with Stacy Garrop's "Hava Nagila."

Performance Dates

Thursday: October 11, 2007
7:30 PM

Anne & Howard Gottlieb Hall
38 S. Peoria Street
Chicago, IL 60607

Saturday: October 13, 2007
8:00 PM

Pilgrim Congregational Church
460 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Sunday: October 14, 2007
4:00 PM

Nichols Concert Hall
1490 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201

Join Artistic Director Jonathan Miller for pre-concert discussions with:
Chicago: Rabbi Elliot Gertel and Cantor Deborah Bard
Oak Park: Rabbi Gary Gerson and Rabbi Elliot Gertel
Evanston: Composer Stacy Garrop
Then join the singers for a reception after the concert!

Audio Samples