Congregation Mishkan Tefila --384 Harvard Street, Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Celebrating his musical roots at Congregation Mishkan Tefila
An evening of music and conversation.
November 10th: 7 PM- 9 PM
New Social Hall, the Campus at 384 Harvard Street in Brookline
Please join Congregation Mishkan Tefila for a celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s musical roots. Dr. Jonathan Sarna, Brandeis University, Dr. Joshua Jacobson Zamir Chorale, Cantor Lynn Torgove, Hebrew College and other special guests will come together for an evening of conversation and music. It was at Boston’s Congregation Mishkan Tefila, the family’s synagogue, where Bernstein first encountered serious music. Prof. Solomon Gregory Braslavsky, the music director and organist of Mishkan Tefila, whose influence on the young Bernstein was far greater than scholars have imagined. In 1973 Bernstein wrote to Braslavsky “[I] never forget the tremendous influence you and your music made on me when I was a youngster.”