Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation


A Friday Afternoon Concert Series

2017 (5pm Concert & Reception)

The Summer Concert Series has been highly successful the past few years, and we are pleased to present another outstanding season of performances by nationally and internationally acclaimed artists.

Friday June 9, 5PM


J.S. Bach (1685-1750)                            Prelude and Fugue No. 22 B-Flat Minor, Book 1
Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827)     Sonata No. 15 Op. 28 in D Major "Pastorale"
Eldin Burton (1913-1979)                        Flute Sonatine For Flute and Piano
Franz Liszt (1811-1886)                            "From Years of Pilgrimage: Italy" Petrarch Sonnet No. 123
Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)                  Scherzo No. 2 Op. 31 in B-Flat Minor 

Friday, July 14 5PM

North Country Chamber Players Miki-Sophia Cloud and Bernard Rose

J S Bach: Sonata In C minor for violin and piano. BWV 1017
Beethoven: Sonata in F Major Op 24 for piano and violin ("Spring")

De Falla: Siete Canciones Populares Españolas


Tuesday July 25th at 7pm -- SPECIAL CONCERT

Bernard Rose, Piano

"Goldberg Variations" by J.S. Bach


July 28 5PM

Peter and Will Anderson, clarinet and saxophone with guitarist, Alex Wintz, in a Jazz performance.
This concert is a tribute to Ron Kirby. an avid Jazz fan.


Friday, August 11 5pm

Amit Peled, cello        The Journey to my Jewishness

David Zehavi: "Eli Eli"
Israeli Folk Song arranged for Cello and Piano by Roy Friedman

Bach: Excerpts from Suite No. 1 for Cello Solo
Prelude, Sarabande, Gigue

Max Bruch: Kol Nidrei op. 47
Adagio on Hebrew Melodies

Ernest Bloch: From Jewish Life for Cello and Piano
Jewish Song

David Popper: Hungarian Rhapsody for Cello and Piano

The pianist will be Elizabeth Borowsky


Friday, August 25 5pm

Richard Kogan, piano, in a presentation of West Side Story: The Mind and the Music of Leonard Bernstein.


Ticket Information

Sounds in the Sanctuary

Per Concert: $12 BHC Members, $15 Non-Members
Five-Concert Season Pass: $50 BHC Members, $65 Non-Members

To Order Season Passes - Contact Eileen Regen:
Sponsors Invited - Contact Martin Kessel, Chair:


Support the Sounds in the Sanctuary Series!

Benefactor Circle - $1000 +
Maestro - $500 +
Guest Conductor - $250 +
Music Lover - $100 +
Reception Sponsor - $50 +