In this Chanukah special, produced by KT2 Miriam Lewin, WQXR brings you interviews with artists and public personalities about their Chanukah memories grounded in the music tied to their holiday memories. Join us for an hour of humorous, poignant, and stimulating memories and music.
Guests on this program will include Broadway actress Tovah Feldshuh (who has portrayed Kindertransport survivor Dr. Ruth Westheimer), cellist Alisa Weilerstein, Sephardic music expert and flutist Daphna Mor, musician and Yiddish musicologist Henry Sapoznik, poet, musician and author Aaron Dworkin, and Eric Jacobsen, artistic director of The Knights orchestra.
There are 3 chances to listen:
– Thursday, December 15 at 9:00 p.m. on WQXR
– Sunday, December 18 at 7:00 p.m. on WNYC
– Monday, December 19 at 10:00 p.m. on WQXR
To learn more, www.wqxr.org/story/chanukah-memories-and-melodies