Passover in Exile

04/21/2011 at 08:00 PM – Carnegie HallThe annual Passover reading of the Haggadah was particularly meaningful for German Jewish composer Paul Dessau during his exile in Paris. Suppressed for decades, this grand choral work finally gets its U.S. premiere.

Conductor’s Notes Maestro Leon Botstein explains it all in special Q&A sessions starting one hour before each concert in Stern Auditorium. Free for all ticket holders.

Moses: Sanford Sylvan, bass-baritone
Seder Leader: Denis Sedov, bass
Solo Soprano: Alyson Cambridge, soprano
Father: Philip Horst, bass-baritone
Rabbi Akiva: Kevin Burdette, bass
Rabbi Eliezer: Branch Fields, bass
Rabbi Tarfon: Darren Anderson, tenor
Solo Alto: Margaret Gawrysiak, mezzo-soprano
Pharaoh: Corey Bix, tenor
Rabbi Eleasar: Matthew Burns, bass-baritone
Rabbi Joshua: David Adam Moore, baritone
Solo Tenor/A Jew: Christian Reinert, tenor
Solo Bass: Kevin Thompson, bass

The Collegiate Chorale Singers

Brooklyn Youth Chorus

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