Genius in the Synagogue
A Musical Portrait of Max Janowski

Fall 2012

We mark the centenary year of Chicago’s renowned composer of Jewish music with new a cappella arrangements of works from his distinctive legacy and other styles in which he excelled, from folk songs to spirituals.   Watch the video preview.

Read personal memories and share your own stories about Max Janowski and his music in this special online remembrance page.

Performance Dates

Saturday: October 13, 2012
8:00 PM

K.A.M. Isaiah Israel Congregation
1100 E. Hyde Park Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60615

Sunday: October 14, 2012
4:00 PM

West Suburban Temple Har Zion
1040 N. Harlem Ave.
River Forest, IL 60305

Saturday: October 20, 2012
8:00 PM

Nichols Concert Hall
1490 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201

Sunday: October 21, 2012
4:00 PM

Wentz Concert Hall
171 E. Chicago Ave.
Naperville, IL 60540

Tickets for this afternoon's performance in Naperville will be available at the door starting at 3:15 pm.

Stay for post-concert chats with Artistic Director Jonathan Miller following each performance.

Children seven years old and over are welcome at Chicago a cappella concerts.  Every child must have a ticket.  Discounted student tickets are available for all concerts.

There is a $2 price increase for all tickets purchased at the door (beginning 45 minutes before each performance).

Audio Samples


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