NINTH ANNUAL INTERFAITH SYMPOSIUM OF THEOLOGY, ART AND MUSIC - SACRED LOVE, THE SONG OF SONGS

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Sunday, March 18, 2012 - 2:00pm
Location: 
Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church 505 North Rodeo Drive Beverly Hills, California 90210

Program: 

 

Concert Program

 

. . . the view from Israel

Selections from Song of Songs……………………………………………………………………………Marc Lavry (1903-1967)

      Text arranged by Max Brod

                  Prelude (Chapter 1:1)

                  Recitative (8:11)

                  Shulamith and the Shepherd (8:12, 1:7-8, 6:11)

                  March (3:6-10)

Ms. Elisa Ruiz         Mr. Gonzales          Cantor Biegeleisen

 

Uri Tsafon (4:16)………………………………………….Dov Carmel (b. 1932), arranged by Yeheskal Braun (b. 1922)

Ts’ena Urena Benot (3:11)…………………………………………………………………………………………………Yeheskal Braun

 

Selections from Dances of Love…………………………………………………………………….Aminadav Aloni (1929-1999)

1.     Dodi Yarad L’gano (6:2-3)

5.     Ki Hineh Hastav Avar (2:10-11)

Ms. Malkin

 

. . . the view from America

I am the Rose of Sharon (2:1-7, 10-11)………………..…………………………………………William Billings (1746-1800)

Set Me as a Seal upon Your Heart (6:1a, 7a)…………………………………………………………Nick Strimple (b. 1946)

Cantor Biegeleisen                  Ms. Surden

 

. . . the view from across the Pond

I Sat Down under His Shadow (2:3b-4)……………………………………………………Edward C. Bairstow (1874-1946)

Return, Return O Shulamite, from Flos Campi (6:13, 7:1)…………………Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Mr. Almeida

 

. . . in other words

I Beheld Her, Beautiful as a Dove……………………………………………………………………Healey Willan (1880-1968)

                                                                                                                            Roman Catholic Reponsory (8th century, C. E.)

Our Song of Songs……………………………………………………………………………………………Michael Isaacson (b. 1946)

          Lyric by Marcia Hain Engle

Ms. Malkin

Hanavah Babanot…………………………………………………………………………………………Moshe J. Rothblum (b. 1941)

      Lyric by A. Ne’eman

Cantor Dubin Aranof

 

. . . the Reader’s Digest version         

Shir Hasharim (1:1-3, 2:10-13, 4:16)……………………………………………………………………………………..Nick Strimple

Ms. RuizMr. Gonzales

 

. . . back to the beginning

Finale from Song of Songs (3:3-4, 8:6-7)……....………………………………………………………………………….Marc Lavry

Ms. Ruiz     Mr. Gonzales     Cantor Bigeleisen

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Photo of Dr. Richard Braun and Dr. Isaac Michaelson
Photo of Father Alexei and Paula Meichtry
Photo of Applause!
Photo of Cantor Ira Bigeleisen, Bass
Photo of Iris Malkin, Mezzo Soprano
Photo of Rabbi Schulweis and Father Alexei
Photo of Rt. Rev. Alexei Smith
Photo of Dr. Nick Strimple
Photo of Timothy Gonzales, Tenor
Photo of Cantor Judy Dubin Aranoff, Mezzo Soprano
Photo of Elisa Ruiz, Soprano
Photo of Jeremy Glatstein Presents
Photo of Choirs - 2
Photo of Choirs - 1
Photo of Nick Strimple and Choirs
Photo of Jeremy Glatstein
Photo of Reverand Dr. Worth
Photo of Rabbi Feinstein
Photo of Rabbi Schulweis
Photo of Symposium Panelists, L-R: Rev. Dr. David Worth, Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis, Rt. Rev. Alexei Smith
Photo of Rabbi Schulweis and Father Alexei