Ravinia/ Bennett Gordon Hall, Chicago
Tehorah, which means “pure” in Hebrew, was originally written by Haan to celebrate the 50th anniversary of German-Israeli diplomatic relations at New York’s Carnegie Hall and the Austrian Emassy in Washington DC ind 2015. This follow-up performance, like the original, is featuring music of 1920s Weimar-Berlin, Yiddish klezmer as well as contemporary music sung in Hebrew, it is a heart wrenching and promising musical story about war, loss, hope, love and forgiving, arranged for Haan, piano and string quartet.
Heinz Walter Florin is Music Director.
Under patronage of the German and Israeli Consuls General to the Midwest, Herbert Quelle and Aviv Ezra.
Show time is 7 pm.