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Sunday, March 1 • 10:50am - 11:50am
How Leonard Bernstein used the music of the S'lichot service to create West Side Story

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In creating West Side Story, Leonard Bernstein transformed Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare's story about chance and fate into a story about choice and T'shuvah. In this presentation, Carl will show you how Leonard Bernstein used the musical modes of the S'lichot service (part of the High Holiday liturgy) to not only write the music but also to infuse the score with Jewish concepts of S'lichot  and T'shuvah, forgiveness and return (repentance).

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Carl Sayres

Carl Sayres is a composer of new Jewish liturgical music. He is passionate about traditional nusach and davening. Carl creates innovative and participatory davening experiences and musical divrei Torah.


Sunday March 1, 2020 10:50am - 11:50am PST
Room B