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Choral Music of Meira Warshauer Featured on WPRB Radio’s Classical Discoveries with Marvin Rosen on September 28

Location: New York, USA
Choir type: Professional Choirs
Voicing: Mixed
September 27, 2011
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net
Choral Music of Meira Warshauer Featured on WPRB Radio’s Classical Discoveries with Marvin Rosen on September 28
Ahavah (Love) for mezzo soprano, SATB chorus and orchestra, will be featured on WPRB Radio’s Classical Discoveries with Marvin Rosen on Wednesday, September 28 from 5:30 to 11:00 AM EST. The piece was recorded by mezzo soprano Jennifer Hines, the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kirk Trevor, conductor and the Slovak Philharmonic Chorus for Albany Records, (Troy 973) as part of the acclaimed Streams in the Desert disk of Torah-based choral/orchestral works. More about it at http://meirawarshauer.com/NEW/pages/recordings.html.
Listen to Princeton University radio live at http://www.wprb.com/listen.php.
This program, titled Shepherd of Israel, will present music of Jewish inspiration in observance of the Jewish High Holy Days, and will also include Terezin Ghetto Requiem by Sylvie Bodorova, Call of the Shofar by Matthew H. Fields, Tefila Lemoshe, Op. 63 by Peter Kiesewetter, Concerto Ebraico by Gyorgy Lang, Bershit (Genesis) by Noam Sheriff, plus music by Samuel Gardner, Jeff Hamburg, Sid Robinovitch and others. Program information at http://www.classicaldiscoveries.org/.
Ahavah was premiered in 1994 by the Columbia Choral Society and South Carolina Philharmonic, Nicholas Smith, conductor, with Jena Eison, mezzo-soprano. The composer drew on teachings from Rabbis Arthur Waskow and Zalman Schachter-Shalomi in interpreting the text. Read her notes at http://meirawarshauer.com/NEW/pages/Program_notes/Ahavah_notes.html.
Meira Warshauer has devoted much of her creative output to Jewish themes and their universal message and her work also reflects a love and concern for the earth. Navona Records has released her acclaimed Living Breathing Earth CD, which contains her Symphony No. 1, Living Breathing Earth and Tekeeyah (a call), Concerto for Shofar, Trombone and Orchestra (NV5842). Her music is published by Hildegard, Lauren Keiser Music, World Music Press and Kol Meira Publications. Her website is at http://www.meirawarshauer.com.
Inquiries about Meira Warshauer and her music can be directed to Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net.