Sam Adler at Leo Baeck Institute

Samuel Adler

Samuel Adler, © Nathalie Schueller

10.01.2019 - Article

Sam Adler: Building Bridges with Music, on January 23, 2019 at Leo Baeck Institute.

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The celebrated and prolific composer Sam Adler was born to a Jewish family in 1928 in Mannheim, Germany, the son of Hugo Chaim Adler, a cantor and composer. In 1939, the family fled to the United States, where Sam Adler emerged as a leading figure in American classical music. He influenced generations of students at Juilliard, Eastman, and North Texas University and has composed over 400 published works. Director of the Milken Archive of Jewish Music, Neil Levin, will interview Adler about his life and work followed by a performance of Adler’s works featuring:

  • Michael Brown, piano
  • Michelle Ross, violin 
  • Elizabeth Farnum, soprano

For more information and tickets please visit: Leo Baeck Institute

Location and time:

Center for Jewish History
15 W. 16th St. New York, NY 10011
Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 7:00 PM

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