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Helene Williams
Leonard Lehrman
High-Quality Entertainers
XVII.  Miscellaneous
This page was last updated: July 16, 2023

I. Emma Goldman

II. Jewish Music 

III. Rosenberg Memorials

IV. Elie Siegmeister 
& Martin Luther King

V. Marc Blitzstein 
& Leonard Bernstein

VI. Earl Robinson & Pete Seeger

VII. Naturist Perfs

VIII. Lehrman Oratorios, Operas, Song Cycles, Translations

IX. Long Island 
Composers Alliance

X. Mozart, Schubert,
Schumann, Brahms, Debussy

XI. Composers Concordance 

XII. Heine & Pushkin

XIII. By & About Women

XIV. Nadia Boulanger

XV. Songs of Love & War

XVI. Court Street Music

XVII. Miscellaneous

XVII a) 7th Annual American New Music Conference - NYU 5/20/88 music of Rosenhaus

XVII b) Leonard Lehrman Birthday Concerts 
1 sponsored by Nassau Cty Ofc of Cultural Development, Temple Sinai, Roslyn NY 
w/Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus  8/20/89 [VIIIb3]
2 sponsored by LICA & Meet The Composer at Bryant Library  8/20/99  [see IX54]
3-6 Joint 60th Birthday Concerts w/Charles Osborne
w/Faith Steinsnyder, David Perper & Kathryn Osborne
Jewish Fellowship of Hemlock Farms, Lords Valley PA 8/16/09
Bryant Library, Roslyn NY (w/Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus) 8/20/09
Temple Beth Haverim Shir Shalom, Mahwah NJ 8/8/10
Village Temple, Manhattan 1/23/11
7 Joint 70th Birthday Concert w/Charles Osborne & MetPhilChor 8/28/19 Trinity Church Roslyn
8 "Celebrating 2 Leonards" (Bernstein & Lehrman) Oyster Bay-E. Norwich Pub Lib 9/20/19
9 Court Street Music Birthday & Martha Schlamme Centennial Concert 8/20/23

XVII c) Concert of Duets  with tenor Charles Osborne  8/16/90  Chelsea Center, E. Norwich NY
       (incl. Siegmeister, Lehrman) sponsored by Nassau County Office of Cultural Development

XVII d) Vocal Recitals  
1 Vladeck Hall, Bronx NY 1/6/91 
2 Chelsea Center, E. Norwich NY 3/23/91

XVII e) Hofstra Opera Conference 4/20/91 lecture-demo on Blitzstein, Lehrman & Siegmeister

XVII f) Modern Language Association Convention Brecht Section, San Francisco 12/91
lecture-demo on BlitzsteinBernsteinSiegmeister & Moross  

XVII g) NYU (w/Ron Edwards) music of Lehrman & Pehrson  9/27/99

XVIIh) Hanns Eisler Centennial at West-Park Presbyterian Church, NYC 9/26/98
incl. the complete score of the Brecht-Eisler Roundheads & Pointedheads
in Leonard's English translation  (see VIII g)

XVII h) Music Library Association Conventions:
1 NYC, Composer/Performer Roundtable, 2/22/01         
2-3 Arlington VA: Jewish Music Roundtable, 2/12/04; Composer/Performer RT, 2/13/04
4 Presentation on Siegmeister, as part of Bibliography Roundtable, Pittsburgh,  3/2/07 

XVII i) Our Wedding at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, Manhattan 7/14/02, 
incl. premieres by Dorff, Lehrman, Mandelbaum, Pehrson, Rodgers

XVII j) Memorial Service, Port Washington Synagogue, Helene sang "Conscience" 9/11/02

XVII k) American Labor Songbook Concerts, American Labor Museum, Haledon NJ
1 5/1/03      
2 5/1/04 (co-sponsored by Meet The Composer)

XVII l) Northport Arts Council Do-ing Music Series 
(Songs of Long Island), Northport Library 7/23/04
See also Xc2

XVII m) Political Cabaret
1 Kerry Cabaret, Jeanne Rimsky Thtr, Port Washington 8/16/04
2 The Bush Vacation Ruination Celebration: Long Island Support for Cindy Sheehan Benefit Concert
at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, Helene & Leonard  in the world premiere of Leonard's "Threescore Years Ago," 8/28/05
3 Propaganda Cabaret Prospect Theater Co. at West End Theatre, 263 W. 86th St., Manhattan
includes Leonard's song "Threescore Years Ago 4/29/06

XVII n) New York Composers Circle concert at St. Peter's (Chelsea), Manhattan
Helene & Leonard perform Jacob Goodman's "Three Yiddish Songs" 3/4/06

XVII o) Harvard Class of 1971 35th Reunion Showcase, Sanders Theatre, 
Helene performs Leonard's "Threescore Years Ago"
Rick Wilson conducts chorus in Leonard's  "Hold Fast to Dreams" 
and "The Purple Couch" 6/9/06

XVII p) Society for New Music Concerts
1 Chez Neva Pilgrim, Syracuse NY   Music by Palmer, Husa, Lehrman 8/11/07
2 Chez & w/Helen Boatwright, Fayetteville, NY   Music by Ives, Boatwright and Lehrman 8/3/08

XVII q) Five Centuries of Great Duets
with Kathryn Wieckhorst
from Purcell thru Mozart, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Tchaikovsky,
Humperdinck, Strauss, Prokofiev, Bernstein, Blitzstein, and featuring
a duet from Hannah by Lehrman & Orel Odinov Protopopescu
plus the world premiere of Lehrman's setting of 
Euripides' "What Is God?: An End to War" -- in Greek!

1 Syosset Public Library 3/2/08
2 Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library 3/15/08
3 Wantagh Public Library 4/13/08
4 Bethpage Public Library 5/8/08 
(substituted due to illness: A Recital Across Five Centuries)
5 East Meadow Public Library 7/17/08
6 North Merrick Public Library 11/16/08
7 Freeport Memorial Library 11/29/08
8 Long Beach Public Library 12/6/08

XVII r) Downtown Music, Shakespeare & Song
Shakespeare settings by Leonard & by Joel Mandelbaum (incl. 2 world premieres)
St. Marks in the Bowery  6/22/08 -- see it on YouTube:

XVII s) The Broadway You Know & Don't Know
1 Sunsport Gardens, Loxahatchee FL 3/11/11
2 Camp Westmont, Poyntelle PA 6/15/11
3 Freeport Memorial Library 10/16/11 
Bethpage Public Library 10/23/11
5 Amsterdam@Harborside 11/11/11  
6 Rockville Ctr Library 11/13/11 
7 Great Neck Library  11/20/11
8 Syosset Public Library 12/3/11
9 The Greens, Melville 11/21/12
10 Long Beach Public Library 10/13/13 
11 Oceanside JCC 10/24/13

XVII t) Songs of Protest, Naturism and...
1 Empire Haven, Moravia NY 8/5/11
2 NY Green Fest, Alfred U 8/6/11
3 La Pommerie, Montreal 8/1/12
4 Empire Haven, Moravia NY 8/3/12

XVII u) Concerts Abroad 
1989 Berlin, Germany, France
1990 Netherlands, Berlin, Germany, France
1992, 1994, 1996 Berlin, Germany, France
1998 Berlin, Germany (Bayreuth)
2000 Berlin, Germany (Bayreuth)
2002 Australia (Melbourne, Sydney)
2004 Israel (Haifa, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv) 
2006-7, 2012 Canada (Montreal, Toronto, Halifax) 
2016 Belarus (Minsk, Bobruisk, Vitebsk), Russia (Moscow)
2019 England (London), Romania (Sighet) 

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Kathryn Wieckhorst, Len and Helene