Performance History

Kaddish

Debut performance, May 3, 2008, Redfern Arts Center, Keene State College, Keene New Hampshire.

Keene State Chamber Singers and Community Chorus, Lawrence Siegel conducting. Soloists: Peggo Hodes, soprano, Pamela Stevens, mezzo-soprano, Ryan Turner, tenor,David Ripley, baritone.

Official world premiere performance, November 15, 2008, Ted Mann Concert Hall, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

VocalEssence Chorus and Ensemble Singers, Philip Brunelle conducting. Soloists: Maria Jette, soprano, Krista J. Palmquist, mezzo-soprano, Jason Collins, tenor, and James Bohn, baritone.

World premiere, full symphonic orchestration, November 23, 2010 at Jones Hall, Houston, Texas.

The Houston Symphony and Houston Symphony Chorus, Hans Graf conducting. Soloists: Jessica Rivera, soprano, Margaret Lattimore, mezzo-soprano, Chad Shelton, tenor, James Maddalena, baritone. Matinee performance for school-children, including KIPP schools.

International debut performance September 8th, 2011 Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel.

Jerusalem Symphony, New Israeli Vocal Ensemble and Shahar Choir, Gil Shohat conducting. Soloists: Maria Jette, soprano, Adriana Zabala, mezzo-soprano, Thomas Cooley, tenor, James Bohn, baritone.

Additional performances

Keene State College- October 31, November 1, 2008. Two additional performances of selections from Kaddish, including dance and theatrical adaptations , Elaine Ginsburg conducting.

April 16, 17, 28, 2010 University of New Hampshire, Durham New Hampshire.

Selections and adaptations from Kaddish, Andrew Boysen Conducting, David Ripley, baritone.

November 6, 2010

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, University chorus and orchestra, Laura Joella conducting.

November 14, 2010

University of New Hampshire, Durham New Hampshire, UNH Chamber Singers, William Kempster, conducting.

April 7, 2013

The Syracuse Oratorio Society and Symphoria, John Warren, conducting. Soloists: Janet Brown, soprano, Lorraine Yaros-Sullivan, mezzo-soprano, Gerald Gray, tenor, Timothy Lefebvre, baritone.