The Great (Jewish) American Songbook
Aug
21
3:00 pm15:00

The Great (Jewish) American Songbook

  • The Wool Studio Theater

SOLD OUT

Rodgers and Hammerstein, George and Ira Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Leonard Bernstein -- these are just a few of the many composers and lyricists most famous for their contributions to the Great American Songbook. Join us for a celebration of this classic American music, so much of which was created by Jewish artists! From Broadway and the cabarets to classical chamber music, this program is filled with known and beloved tunes as well as lesser-known yet incredible American musical gems.


includes post concert reception
free parking

Welcome to America
Aug
20
7:30 pm19:30

Welcome to America

  • The 560 Music Center

A nation made up of immigrants from countries and cultures around the world, America has offered sanctuary to those fleeing persecution and opportunity to those seeking a fresh start. Explore the stories of some of America’s most fascinating immigrant composers, and enjoy the music that reflects those stories. From Italy, Argentina, Germany, and Austria, the music on this program mirrors the vast variety and beauty of the people that make up our country today.

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drink ticket included
free parking

The Route 66 Mixtape
Aug
18
7:30 pm19:30

The Route 66 Mixtape

  • Missouri History Museum

Gesher partners with the Missouri History Museum to take listeners on a musical road trip down America’s Historic Highway! Explore the works of composers who helped shape the cultural landscape of America through folk songs, concert music, and film scores. With Festival Artistic Director Sara Sitzer telling the stories behind the music and live performances by the talented Gesher Artists, you won't want to miss this musical twist on Americana!

FREE
free parking

Meet the Musicians
Aug
12
10:30 am10:30

Meet the Musicians

  • Jewish Community Center - Wool Studio Theater

Meet the Musicians was so popular last year we decided to do it twice - once for the night owls and once for the early birds! Join us for coffee and bagels at the Wool Studio Theater and experience an intimate hour of music as the Festival musicians perform works that are close to their hearts. Don't miss this opportunity to mingle with the incredible musicians that come from around the country to bring you great music each summer.


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includes coffee and bagels
free parking

Meet the Musicians
Aug
11
5:30 pm17:30

Meet the Musicians

  • The Chapel Venue

Back by popular demand, this program offers a chance to get to know the Gesher artists up close and personal! Join us for happy hour and experience an intimate hour of music as the Festival musicians perform works that are close to their hearts. Share a drink and take this opportunity to mingle with the incredible musicians that come from around the country to bring you great music each summer. 

FREE
Two drinks provided.