We look forward to seeing you!
Please contact us AFTER 10 a.m.
at 516 256-4209 or 516 626-0238
Helene: helenespierman@optonline.net
Leonard: ljlehrman@gmail.com

FRI., JAN. 7 6-7pm Marc Blitzstein Cabaret
at National Opera Association convention, Roosevelt Hotel, New York City
Marilyn Govich, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick Vrenios, Mary Kay McGarvey,
Henry Price, Marie Robinson, George Shirley
Evelyn Swensson, JoElyn Wakefield, and Kenneth Wood
accompanied by Leonard Lehrman
Adm. $25 (or $100 for the whole day's sessions); students $20/day
Advance reservations/registrations at www.noa.org

THU., JAN. 20 7pm
Helene Williams & Leonard Lehrman
at the Jewish Museum, South Beach
Jewish Music with a Florida Connection
co-sponsored by a Meet The Composer grant from the Southern Arts Federation
For information: Tel. 305-672-5044 x21

FRI., JAN. 21 7pm
Naturist Cabaret Part III
Helene Williams & Leonard Lehrman
at Sunsport Gardens, Loxahatchee, Florida

SUN., JAN. 23 2pm
at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton
Helene Williams & Leonard Lehrman
Jewish Music with a Florida Connection
co-sponsored by a Meet The Composer grant from the Southern Arts Federation
For information: Tel. 561-461-2332

SUN., JAN. 29, 2005 c. 2:15-3:30pm Marc Blitzstein Workshop
--part of the People's Music Network Songs of Freedom & Struggle Gathering
with Helene Williams, Victoria Tralongo, Leonard Lehrman,
the Workmen's Circle Chorus, theThe Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus
and the Solidarity Singers of the New Jersey Industrial Union Council
at the Renaissance School, 35-59 81st St., Jackson Heights, Queens
For further info call David Tarlo at 718-788-8501 or Steve Suffet at 718-786-1533

SUN., FEB. 27 3pm Great Neck House 14 Arrandale Av., Great Neck NY*
SAT., MAR. 5 8pm People's Voice Cafe, 45 E. 33 St., Manhattan
& SUN., MAR. 6 3pm Queens College, Choral Rm, Aaron Copland School of Music
Blitzstein Centennial program, including solo & choral music,
a few world premieres (incl. 2 excerpts from Mahagonny in Blitzstein's translation)
and I've Got the Tune - in Leonard Lehrman's 1970 adaptation
featuring the Workmen's Circle Chorus, the Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus
and the Solidarity Singers of the New Jersey Industrial Union Council
as well as soloists Helene Williams, Lorinda Lisitza,
Josh Minkin, Lars Woodul, Robert Osborne
accompanied by Leonard Lehrman, John Craven, and percussionist Don Levine
funded in part by The Puffin Foundation
and a Special Opportunity Stipend grant from the East End Arts Council & NYFA

WED., MAR. 2, 2005 7:30pm
Blitzstein Symposium
with Francis Thorne, Ned Rorem, Joan Peyser, Joseph Stein, Eric Salzman
Helene Williams, Bill Castleman & Leonard Lehrman perform
music written and/or inspired by Blitzstein, including excerpts from
Regina, New York Opera, Goloopchik, Idiots First,
Juno, and Reuben Reuben and Sacco and Vanzetti
and Blitzstein sings "The Nickel Under the Foot" on a recently-discovered tape!
at Brecht Forum, 451 West St. (corner of Bank St.), Westbeth in Manhattan
Info: 212-242-4201

MON., MAR. 28, 2005 WBAI 99.5 FM NY "Arts Magazine"
Janet Coleman interviews Leonard Lehrman on the Blitzstein Centennial

SUN. APR. 3, 2005 2pm Blitzstein/Bernstein Cabaret*
with Helene Williams & Leonard Lehrman
at Long Beach Public Library, 111 W. Park Ave., Long Beach NY
Info: 516-432-7201

FRI.-SAT. APR. 8-9, 2005 Triple Sec, the first Blitzstein opera,
performed on double bill with Lehrman's The Wooing at Mercyhurst College, Erie PA;
also by the After Dinner Opera Co. in NY City [Date & Place TBA]
Info: 212-477-6212

SUN. APR. 10, 2005 3pm Choral Room, Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College
Lillian Hellman Centennial lecture & mini-recital
Helene Williams & Leonard Lehrman perform excerpts from Regina & Candide
including the world premiere of "Addie's Lullaby," cut from Regina

SAT. JUNE 4, 2005 8pm Blitzstein/Bernstein Concert*
with the Oceanside Chorale, conducted by Leonard Lehrman
at Merle Avenue School, Oceanside, Long Island

SUN. JUNE 12, 2005 2:30pm Blitzstein/Bernstein Cabaret*
with Helene Williams & Leonard Lehrman
at Jericho Public Library, 1 Merry Lane, Jericho
Info: 516-935-6790

THU.-FRI. JUNE 16-17 after 12 Midnight
"Radio Unnameable," Bill Propp, producer, presents
The Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus
on WBAI 99.5 FM & wbai.org
featuring excerpts from CDs including works by Meeropol, Blitzstein,
Siegmeister, Lehrman, and others

THU. JUNE 23, 2005 6-8pm
National Committee to Reopen the Rosenberg Case Annual Meeting
Leonard performs Marc Blitzstein's "Innocent psalm for the Bernstein baby" (1953)
in honor of the birth of Julian Meeropol Ambrose, the Rosenbergs' first great-grandchild;
Helene sings Edith Segal's "My Loved One"
and members of The Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus,
The Oceanside Chorale, and the Christ Church Babylon Choir sing
the words of Abel Meeropol
(Leonard's "Conscience"; "Lost Forever"; and Earl Robinson's "The House I Live In")
arranged, accompanied & conducted by Leonard
at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, 30 W. 68 St., NYC FREE.
Info: 917-846-6721
or visit http://rosenbergtrial.org

SUN., JUN. 26 3:00 p.m.
Third Annual Court Street Music Recital of Our Students
at our home, 33 Court Street, Valley Stream, NY
Ijeoma Merenini, Jasmine Choi,
Rachel Ling, and David Weber
in works by Arlen, Blitzstein, Gach, Lehrman, Offenbach, and Weber

THU., AUG. 11 7:00 p.m.
The Booby Trap or Off Our Chests
by Leonard Lehrman & Sydney Ross Singer, based on Singer's
A Little Breast Play with new songs based on his The Doctor Is Out
starring Helene, Susan Blake, and Leonard at the piano
at the Eastern Naturist Festival, Empire Haven, Moravia NY
Go to OMTSIGofTNS'History.html for a history of
The Naturist Society's Opera/Musical Theatre Special Interest Group

SUN., AUG. 28 7:30 p.m.
The Bush Vacation Ruination Celebration:
Long Island Support for Cindy Sheehan Benefit Concert
at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, featuring (in alphabetical order): 
Lisa Fishbein, Leonard Lehrman & Helene Williams
in the world premiere of "Threescore Years Ago,"
Mark Levy, Spirit Child of Movement in Motion (hip-hop poet),
Sunny Meadows (Blacklisted & Banned), Jorge Renderos,
Martha Trachtenberg, Très Blue,
Max Wheat (poet), Judith Zweiman.
Suggested donation: $12. Info: 631-423-7611

FRI., SEP. 2, 2005 7:00 p.m.
Lecture on Blitzstein's The Cradle Will Rock
at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, sponsored by Dept. of Theatre, Film and Dance

THU.-FRI., OCT. 20-21, 2005 Blitzstein Lecture-Recital, Concert & Master Class
American Music Research Center, Boulder, CO
Th. 10/20 2pm Blitzstein piano music recital in Grusin Hall,
under the auspices of the piano faculty, Prof. David Korevaar, chair.
Info: (303) 492-6256
Fri. 10/21 12N-12:45pm lecture-recital on Blitzstein's works
for the Center for Humanites & Arts; free and open to the public.
Info: (303) 735-0237 Fri. 10/21 8pm at First Congregational Church,
Broadway & Pine Streets: Blitzstein song recital.
Info: (303) 442-1787

THU., OCT. 27, 2005 3:00 p.m. --postponed due to Hurricane Wilma...
A Jewish-American Oktoberfest: A Yiddishe Momme in Wagner's Backyard

at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton. Info: (561) 461-2332

TUE., NOV. 1, 2005 8:00 p.m. The Composer's Voice
presented by Vox Novus, including Lehrman's
"March for Ben [Bunch]& Mary Beth [Armes]"--U.S. premiere
and "Spiele" (text by Peter Maiwald)--world premiere
of version for voice & guitar; performed by Beth Griffith & Oren Fader
at Collective Unconscious, 279 Church St., Manhattan

Marc Blitzstein Piano Music Recital
WED., NOV. 2, 2005 2:00 p.m. at Bryant Library, 2 Paper Mill Rd., Roslyn; Info: 516-621-2240
FRI. NOV. 4, 2005 3:00 p.m. at Queens College; Info: 718-997-3800


--Performances are co-sponsored by The
Prof. Edgar H. Lehrman Memorial Foundation
for Ethics, Religion, Science, and the Arts, Inc.--

*This program is made possible in part
with public funds from the N.Y. State Council
on the Arts Decentralization Program, administered
by the L.I. Arts Council at Freeport.