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Journeys: From Darkness to Light, Gindi Auditorium, April 30, 2017

On April 30th, 2017, the LAJS presented Journeys: From Darkness to Light. The sold-out Gindi Auditorium responded with two standing ovations! Every work on the program reflected the theme: movement from the nadir of adversity into a joyful place of freedom and light. The concert date was especially appropriate, falling between Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, and Yom…
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Education Outreach Concert, Valley Beth Shalom, December 5, 2016

A Patchwork of Cultures: Exploring the Sephardic-Latino Connection Over 900 youth from Los Angeles County public schools and private day schools came together at Valley Beth Shalom for a rousing culminating concert to the in-school workshops that introduced them to the symphony orchestra and the music of Sephardic and Latino cultures. Sofia Cohen soloed in…
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Let’s Play LA!, FORD Theatres, August 21, 2016

The Los Angeles Jewish Symphony (LAJS) presented a playful evening of captivating orchestral music by Los Angeles Jewish composers from the film and video game industries. Under the baton of Artistic Director and Conductor Dr. Noreen Green, the 60-piece orchestra premiered a viola concerto by video game composer Garry Schyman (Bioshock), featuring violist Matthew Cohen; premiered a concert…
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CELEBRATE FREEDOM: THE MEANING OF PASSOVER, GINDI AUDITORIUM, APRIL 10, 2016

The LAJS and the AJU Choir, under the direction of Dr. Noreen Green, joined forces with Dr. Dee and her gospel group, the BYTHAX Singers, and guest soloists, in an exhilarating concert celebrating music from the shared journey toward freedom of Jews and African-Americans. Raymond Goldstein’s The Pesach Cantata and Grammy Award-winning composer Lucas Richman’s gospel cantata In the…
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Annual Year-end Celebration for Donors $250 and above, December 17, 2015

The Los Angeles Jewish Symphony held its annual year-end party at the home of board member Wendy Prober-Cohen.  This year’s event marked the LAJS’s 21st year—we’ve come of age!  Those who attended enjoyed an evening of music and wine flights. Thanks to the expertise of Keith Miller of d-cantor enterprises, inc., each wine was selected carefully…
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Education Outreach Concert, Valley Beth Shalom, November 17, 2015

"A Patchwork of Cultures: Exploring the Sephardic-Latino Connection". A record number of students enjoyed the culminating concert to the LAJS’ annual Education Outreach Program, where they sang, clapped and danced along with the music they studied in the classroom, now played by the full orchestra! The choir from De Toledo High School made its debut…
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Daniel Pearl World Music Days, Sinai Temple, October 25, 2015

"A Concert for World Peace” featured a very moving performance of Aminadav Aloni’s “Koholeth” to honor the memory of journalist Daniel Pearl.  LAJS concertmaster Mark Kashper performed selections by Gershwin and Julius Burger, celebrating Daniel's love of the violin and jazz.
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CHAILIGHTS, ford amphitheatre, august 26, 2012

Celebrating 18 years of performing orchestral works of distinction that illuminate the Jewish experience, Chailights appropriately featured orchestra section leaders Mark Kashper, Zinovy Goro and Barry Gold as soloists.
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