Jewish American Heritage Month 2023
May is Jewish American Heritage Month!
Throughout the month and all year round, All Classical Portland’s ever-expanding playlist includes music by Jewish American composers and musicians. This month, we are commemorating just some of the extraordinary contributions to classical music by Jewish American artists.
Read on for some of the highlights you’ll hear when you tune in at 89.9 FM in Portland or via the live player on our website.
Programming Highlights & More
- ON AIR – Throughout the month, you will hear works written and performed by Jewish American musicians. Enjoy music written, performed, and conducted by Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, George Gershwin, and more.
- The Concert Hall – On Saturday, May 20, 2023, host John Pitman honored the month with music by Jewish American composers, including works by Jonathan Leshnoff, Marion Bauer, Ernest Bloch, and more. Listen to this episode on demand in our Audio Archive until June 3, 2023.
- ARTS BLOG – A Playlist of Music by Jewish-American Women: Emma Riggle explores the outstanding contributions of Jewish women to American music.
- ARTS BLOG – Simone Dinnerstein’s Trilogy is complete, with Undersong: John Pitman speaks to Jewish American pianist Simone Dinnerstein about her latest album Undersong.