Kol Nashim Presents First Sundays: Text and  Context

Kol Nashim, the treble choir of the Colorado Hebrew Chorale announces a new series, “First Sundays” beginning Sunday, October 2, 2022, 7:00 pm on Zoom and Facebook Live.  The series features two popular Kol Nashim programs, “Text and Context” with Music Director Leah Peer alternating with “Jewish Broadway” with Miryam (Mimi) Raizen. 

Leah Peer

The interactive sessions of “Text and Context” will analyze the texts of songs Kol Nashim will sing during the 2022-2023 season.  The first will be “Lu Yehi” (If Only),  written by the late Israeli composer and singer Naomi Shemer (1930-2004) in 1973. Future sessions will take place on the first Sunday of December, April and June.

Miryam “Mimi” Raizen

Mimi Raizen’s series examining the Jewish impact on Broadway is now entitled: “A Salute to Jewish Leading Ladies of Broadway.”  It will begin on November 6, featuring Sophie Tucker (1887-1966). The series will continue on the first Sunday of January, March and May.

Mimi is a certified paralegal with the Arapahoe County District Attorney’s office and has been performing in shows throughout her life.

“First Sundays” is free and open to the public. New registration is required at www.coloradohebrewchorale.org. The Zoom link will be provided.            

Information: KNinfo@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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