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March 2019

Piano Trio Umami

Date and Time:

March 3 @ 4:00 pm
JCC MetroWest | Maurice Levin Theater, 760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052 United States
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The Juilliard School • New York, NY Founded in 1905, The Juilliard School is a world leader in performing arts education. The school’s mission is to provide the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world so that they may achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, and global citizens. Located at Lincoln Center in New York City, Juilliard offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in dance, drama (acting and playwriting), and music (classical,…

Mitzvah Moment • Mishloach Manot

Date and Time:

March 11
JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052 United States
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We will gather as a community to participate in the “mitzvah” of creating  Shalach Manot in celebration of Purim. The bags that are made will be donated to the JRA (Jewish Relief Agency) as well as our recipients of Kosher Meals on Wheels.  

Jamie Bernstein

Date and Time:

March 14 @ 7:30 pm
JCC MetroWest | Maurice Levin Theater, 760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052 United States
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Jamie Bernstein is a writer, broadcaster, concert narrator, and filmmaker (her documentary Crescendo: The Power of Music is now available on Netflix). She is the oldest daughter of revered composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein and offers a rare look at her father on the centennial of his birth in her deeply intimate and evocative Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein (Harper/June 12, 2018). Leonard Bernstein was an enormous celebrity during one of the headiest periods of American cultural life,…

Landon String Quartet

Date and Time:

March 24 @ 4:00 pm
JCC MetroWest | Maurice Levin Theater, 760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052 United States
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Shepherd School of Music of Rice University • Houston, TX From its inception in 1974, the Shepherd School has emphasized orchestral, chamber music, and opera as the central elements of its performing curriculum. The Shepherd School is widely considered one of the greatest music schools in the United States. RUBÉN RENGEL, VIOLIN ANITE STROH, VIOLIN JEREMY KREUTZ, CELLO ERICA SCHWARTZ, VIOLA SOO JIN CHUNG, PIANO GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY BARBARA AND STUART E. RAYNOR Purchase Tickets

April 2019

Martin Fletcher

Date and Time:

April 11 @ 7:30 pm
JCC MetroWest | Maurice Levin Theater, 760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052 United States
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A sweeping family saga set against the founding of Israel, Promised Land: A Novel of Israel begins when one brother is sent west to America to escape the Nazis and the other is sent east to the death camps. They reunite in the nascent Jewish state, where one becomes a successful businessman and the other, a top Mossad agent. As their new homeland faces extraordinary obstacles, the brothers’ intrigues and jealousies threaten to tear their lives apart. Martin Fletcher spent…

May 2019

Ariel Burger

Date and Time:

May 2 @ 12:30 pm
JCC MetroWest | Maurice Levin Theater, 760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052 United States
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Join JCC MetroWest as we recognize Yom HaShoah. Ariel Burger first met Elie Wiesel at age fifteen; he became his student in his 20s, and his teaching assistant in his 30s. Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom chronicles the intimate conversations between these two men over decades, as Burger sought counsel on matters of intellect, spirituality, and faith while navigating his own personal journey from boyhood to manhood, from student and assistant to rabbi and, in time, teacher. Based on…

The Amazing Maze of Sound

Date and Time:

May 8 @ 6:30 pm
JCC MetroWest | Maurice Levin Theater, 760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052 United States
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Join JCC MetroWest as we celebrate Israel’s 71st anniversary! Two of Israel’s leading contemporary musicians will perform well-known songs, soundtracks and original pieces in a unique adaptation that will display their unique approach to sound and give our audience a glance into the music making process, experiencing sound in a fresh, fun way. The concert includes various traditional instruments, such as keyboards, percussion, trumpet, and accordion, but will also give the audience a taste of exotic instruments, such as the…

June 2019

Stuart E. Eizenstat

Date and Time:

June 12 @ 7:30 pm
JCC MetroWest | Maurice Levin Theater, 760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052 United States
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In President Carter: The White House Years, Stuart E. Eizenstat presents a comprehensive history of the Carter Administration, demonstrating that Carter was the most impactful, consequential, modern-era one-term U.S. President. Eizenstat documents Carter’s many lasting accomplishments, which continue to shape American politics at home and abroad. Stuart E. Eizenstat was President Carter’s Chief White House Domestic Policy Advisor. He served as a member of President Johnson’s White House Staff; under President Clinton, he served as Ambassador to the European Union,…

The Mount Vernon Virtuosi String Orchestra

Date and Time:

June 13 @ 7:30 pm
JCC MetroWest | Maurice Levin Theater, 760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052 United States
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Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University • Baltimore, MD The Mount Vernon Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, founded by faculty artist, Amit Peled, was established to nurture, train and support local graduate music students. The orchestra gives the musicians a platform to continue their musical journey while preparing for professional orchestra auditions. GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY JUDITH LIEBERMAN Purchase Tickets