The Zamir Chorale of Boston will perform the virtual Premiere of Place These Words, the last movement of Meira’s Ahavah (Love), in a new arrangement for mezzo soprano, chorus, cello, percussion, and piano, as part of their Kolot Nashim: Jewish Music by Women Composers, a virtual concert and conversation on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 @ 7:30 pm. Registration for the free, online program is here.
Read about the composer’s extraordinary environmental inspiration for the piece at Ahavah (Love).
Zamir’s performance will celebrate the many women who have created and are now creating songs and compositions based on Jewish texts and themes. The concert, which is dedicated to the memory of the City of Newton’s former director of Cultural Affairs, Linda Plaut, and is part of the Linda Plaut Newton Festival of the Arts, will feature music by Nurit Hirsch, Alice Parker and Meira. The program also commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment giving women the right to vote and pays tribute to the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
See Meira’s conversation with Zamir’s Founder and Artistic Director Joshua Jacobson below.