Twentieth Century American and Israeli Concert and Liturgical Music Composers

Segment 5 explores the music of 20th century American and Israeli composers of both concert and Jewish liturgical music. Composers who are discussed include Tsvi Avni, Paul Ben-Haim, Leonard Bernstein, Yehezkel Braun, Steve Reich, Greg Wall, Hugo Weissgal and John Zorn.

Panelists include:

  • Joshua Jacobson (moderator), professor of music and director of choral activities, Northeastern University; founder and artistic director of Zamir Chorale of Boston; and senior adviser to the School of Jewish Music, Hebrew College
  • Rabbi Greg Wall, spiritual leader, Sixth Street Community Synagogue, New York City
  • Meira Warshauer, composer, Columbia, S.C.