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Jewish Music and Poetry Project
Ensemble

Ensemble Members
Nanette McGuinness, soprano
David Garner, composer
Dale Tsang-Hall, piano
Adaiha Macadam-Somer, cello
Contact
Nanette McGuinness


Address
P.O. Box 5412
Berkeley, CA, 94705
Phone
(510) 9286525
Fax Number
(510) 540-7050

Additional Info
Year Founded
2007
Repertoire
Classical, New Music
Size
Variable
Instrumentation
Mixed

The Jewish Music & Poetry Project commissions and performs new music to Jewish texts by Jewish women poets and women composers, as well as music by composers "banned/ forbidden" during the Holocaust. Instrumentation is any combination of soprano, piano, and cello. Recent premieres: Chanson fuer Morgen, by David Garner, 8 song cycle to texts by Mascha Kaleko, 2011; international premiere in Berlin, 2012. 2013 repertory include music by (in alphabetical order): Gabriela Lena Frank David Garner (premiere of Phoenix, with texts by Rose Auslaender), Edwin Geist (West Coast premiere of 3 Lithuanian Songs) Osvaldo Golijov Pavel Haas Vitezslava Kapralova Erich Korngold Ruth Lomon Laura Schwendinger.

News

03.26.2014

The JMPP has received a grant from the Zellerbach Family Foundation Community Arts Program for their premieres concert on March 29.

05.08.2013

Jewish Music & Poetry Project received Zellerbach Family Foundation and William Alexander Gerbode Foundation in support of their April 5 concert.

01.07.2013

Jewish Music & Poetry Project composer David Garner nominated for 2013 American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Music