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Them Bones, Them Bones Gonna Walk Around

I have mentioned the Dry Bones Project in previous posts. For those who are new to this blog – or for those who have forgotten – this is a joint project of the Jerusalem Oratorio Chamber Choir and the Zamirchor … Continue reading

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JOCC and the City or: Oratorio Takes Manhattan

First of all, let it be said that I don’t like flying. Especially not for twelve and a half hours at a stretch. Nor, had it been up to me, would I have chosen late January for my first visit … Continue reading

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Dry Bones Diary – Germany, May 2008

  Between 22 – 28 May 2008, the Jerusalem Oratorio Chamber Choir visited Germany as guests of the Zamirchor from Bayreuth, as part of a project in honour of Israel’s 60th anniversary of independence. During the seven day trip, we … Continue reading

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Project Elijah – Part 4 (Conclusion)

  Day 9   The weather is somewhat more promising today. Our first stop is Berlin’s Jewish Museum. After checking in our coats, umbrellas and large bags, we climb a steep flight of stairs (this is part of the Museum’s … Continue reading

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Project Elijah – Part 3

  Day 6   Today is the big day. We are bound for Leipzig. For most of us, this will be the climax of our tour. We are to perform at the Gewandhaus, where Mendelssohn himself founded and conducted the … Continue reading

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Project Elijah – Part 2

  Day 4   Today, we are bound for Munich. The weather forecast predicts a dramatic fall in temperature and according to the Internet, which I checked before arriving in Germany, it should start snowing. Accordingly, I am wearing a … Continue reading

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Project Elijah – Germany 2006

  I can’t believe I have failed my faithful readers so shamefully! Here we are, a month after the end of our concert tour of Germany, and I still haven’t written it up. Well, time to make amends…   As a … Continue reading

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