World Music from a Jewish Slant


Tue Mar 02 2021


Pacific Time
9:00 am



Conversation on Zoom (COZ) is a program of the new International Forum for Jewish Music Studies (IFJMS) (launched June 2020). Scholars, practitioners and archivists engage in dialogue with a colleague about their special interests and approaches to their work, and all who tune in may join the discussion.  

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Also live streamed on the IFJMS Facebook page

03 November: (with UCLA Jewish Music Studies) Lorry Black with Gila Flam “Holocaust Music- Holocaust Song (Holocaust, song) 

10 November: Alex Klein with Cantor Sol Zim The joy of Cantorial Prayer (liturgical)

17 November: Composer in focus? Ofer Ben Amots with Rakefet Bar-Sadeh “Music Composition as Midrash? (Composer in focus)

24 November: Curated by ECA High Holidays reflections and impact Cantor Benny Rogosnitsky, Cantor Debora Katchko Gray and others  (liturgical)

01 December: UCLA Mark Kligman with David Amram (tbc) (Composer in focus)

08 December: Daniel Katz and Boaz Tarsi Synagogue song before Sulzer (liturgical)

15 December: Agnes Kory with David Fligg: Jewish musicians in Hungary: the impact of Nazism and the challenges of re-evaluation and rehabilitation (Art music Holocaust)

22 December: Michael Shapiro with Elliott Forrest, NYC classical music radio host (WQXR) (Composer in focus)