Upcoming Performances of the Colorado Hebrew Chorale and Kol Nashim

The Colorado Hebrew Chorale and its women’s choir, Kol Nashim, announce their upcoming performances in April and May, 2019.

The Chorale will be participating in the annual community –wide commemoration of the Holocaust on Wed. May 1, 6:30 PM at BMH-BJ Congregation, 560 S. Monaco Parkway in Denver. The event consists of a moving evening of remembrance, stories and music Fanny Starr is the keynote speaker.

The Chorale will offer a poignant setting of the Yiddish lullabye, Shlof, Mayn Feygele (“Sleep, My Little Bird”) with Cantor Martin Goldstein as soloist, as well as Binyumin Shaechter’s stirring arrangement of the Partizaner-Himen, otherwise known as Zog Nit Keynmol (“Never Say”). The Chorale has participated in community Holocaust observances for many years at HEA and at Temple Sinai. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Kol Nashim, the women’s choir of the Colorado Hebrew Chorale will present the first of three Woman to Woman ’19 performances at the first ever Fort Collins Jewish Festival on Sunday, April 28, at the Northside Aztlan Community Center, 112 Willow Street in Ft. Collins, CO.. A planning committee from Temple Or Hadash, under the leadership of Carol Roberts, has been at work for many months to make this event happen, and Kol Nashim is thrilled to be kicking off this wonderful day of Jewish education. The FREE Jewish Festival commences at 2:30 p.m.

The “Woman to Woman” presentation, commencing at 1:00 pm, is a concert benefiting the Jerusalem Shelter for Battered Women, and celebrating the strength of survivors of domestic violence. The program features an eclectic mix of music in English and in Hebrew, and includes information about the Shelter and its residents. 100% of ticket proceeds are passed on to the Shelter by the Colorado Hebrew Chorale and matched by an anonymous donor. Requested donation is $18.

Additional Woman to Woman performances will be held Wednesday May 22, 7:00 pm at Congregation Rodef Shalom, 450 S. Kearney St. in Denver and Thursday, May 23, 7:00 pm at Temple Sinai, 3509 S. Glencoe St. in Denver. The performance at Temple Sinai is together with Girl Scout Troop 1737 under the leadership of Liss Gruen, and is for women only.

Information and reservations:

info@coloradohebrewchorale.org, (303) 355 0232KNinfo@coloradohebrewchorale.org, (904) 521-7061www.coloradohebrewchorale.org

About Barbara Zimmerman

I sing with the Colorado Hebrew Chorale and its affiliated women's choir, Kol Nashim. We draw on participates from throughout the Denver metro area including from Boulder. I am a member of the Board of Directors of the chorale and write publicity article for special events. Professionally, I am a biomedical research scientists and medical writer and communicator.

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