Jennie Litvack, in memoriam.
Eric Vogel and the Ghetto Swingers.
How two psychics and a Lubavitch Ḥasid led an aspiring rock musician to Jewish observance.
Untouched for decades in England.
Růžičková, who died in September, survived both Hitler and Stalin to become a brilliant interpreter of J.S. Bach—and the only person to commit his entire keyboard oeuvre to disc.
Yevgeny Yevtushenko and Dmitri Shostakovich.
A moral virtuoso.
Bringing Jewish music back from the ashes of Kristallnacht.
Friends, but never close, our paths intersected and then diverged, until this past September, when I connected with Leonard for the last time.
A musical analogue to the story of Joseph?
The St. Petersburg of the East.
An inventive reading of Chronicles.