Lorenzo Da Ponte, librettist.
A documentary about music under the Third Reich.
A newly formed Ukrainian refugee orchestra follows in the footsteps of countless uprooted musicians, including many Holocaust survivors.
Some reflections on how we Jews cope with the majority culture around us, provoked by Handel’s beautifully crafted 1741 oratorio.
Unlike some contemporaries, he spoke unapologetically of his Jewish heritage.
Mieczysław Weinberg wrote music equal in its genius to Mahler and Shostakovich, including one of the most powerful tributes to the victims of 20th-century tyranny.
An Indian who fell in love with the Jewish state.
When music could not transcend evil.
The great composer was a devout Christian, but what did he think of the Jews?
What every musician seeks most.
Jerzy Fitelberg was a favorite of Aaron Copland and Arthur Rubinstein. Then he was lost to history. Now, sixty years after his death, his music is being played again.
A newly translated biography.
He wants to take the Berlin State Opera to Tehran.
The most polished writing and
sharpest analysis in the Jewish world.