Days of Awe and Rejoicing: Radiant Gems of Jewish Music

Performers
Soprano
  • Kathryn Kamp
  • Cari Plachy
Mezzo-soprano
  • Elizabeth Grizzell
  • Susan Schober
Tenor
  • Hoss Brock
  • Trevor Mitchell
Bass
  • Matt Greenberg
  • Benjamin Rivera
  • Brian Streem
This recording is a treasury of unique and poignant Jewish music, from hallowed chants and High Holiday prayers to luminous, heartfelt works by today’s composers. Highlights include works by Pulitzer Prize-winner Shulamit Ran, Robert Applebaum, Max Janowski and Louis Lewandowski, as well as Stacy Garrop’s joyous “Hava Nagila,” commissioned by Chicago a cappella.
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exacting musicianship and palpable enthusiasm

Chicago Tribune

…a marvelous CD… not only beautiful but even inspiring. It really doesn’t get any better than this. Very highly recommended.

Jewish Post & Opinion

Everything is sung with affection and a touching sense of surrender to the emotional richness of the music

American Record Guide

Additional Details

Chicago a cappella Records CAC2006
Running time: 64:31
Includes 32-page booklet with notes, texts and translations
Recorded at Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston, IL
Music Director and Producer: Patrick Sinozich
Artistic Director and Diction Coach: Jonathan Miller
Engineer: Christopher Willis