2017-2018 Season Concerts

Fall Concert—A Century of Jewish Music

Sunday, October 29, 2017, 3 p.m.

Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
8339 Old York Rd, Elkins Park, PA 19027


Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, Whitacre’s Five Hebrew Love Songs, Aaron Rosenthal’s
Voices of Terezin, John Conahan’s Ani Ma’amin, Kurt Weill’s Kiddush and
Kim André Arnesen’s Even When He is Silent.
With special guests Nashirah and Julia Zavadsky, conductor.


Holiday in Old City

Sunday, December 17, 2017, 3:00 p.m.

Christ Church Philadelphia
20 N. American St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Works by John Rutter, David Conte, Conrad Susa, and Steven Heitzeg;
Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols, and more.

With special guest T-VOCE (Teen Voices of the City Ensemble)

Parker Kitterman, conducting.


Winter Concert—Debussy and His Legacy

Saturday, March 17, 2018, 7 p.m.

The Church of the Holy Trinity
1904 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Featuring works by Debussy, Messiaen, Gershwin, Miles Davis, and the world premiere of Supplice, a new work by Benjamin C.S. Boyle. With special guest Laura Ward, pianist, and Gamelan Kusuma Laras, a classical Javanese gamelan orchestra, described by the NY Times
as a “skilled ensemble...a treat to watch.”



Spring Concert—Serene Mystics

Sunday, May 6, 2018, 3 p.m.

Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral
23 S. 38th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Ola Gjeilo’s Sunrise Mass, John Tavener’s Song for Athene and
Morten Lauridsen's Lux Aeterna


With The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and special guest Ola Gjeilo