We look forward to seeing you!
Please contact us AFTER 10 a.m. at (516) 256-4209
or any time at (516) 825-2939
Helene: helenespierman@gmail.com
Leonard: ljlehrman@nassaulibrary.org


In conjunction with the release of the new Ravello Records CD,
"Harmonize Your Spirit With My Calm," Music by Leonard Lehrman & Joel Mandelbaum,
featuring Helene Williams and the State Symphony Orchestra of St. Petersburg:

FRI. JAN. 13 2:30 PM House Concert/CD Release Party at Court Street Music in Valley Stream;
excerpts viewable on video here.

FRI. FEB. 3 6:00 PM Interfaith Evening Service (& CD Release Party)
with Joel Mandelbaum, Michael Niemann, and Rabbi Joshua Plaut
at Metropolitan Synagogue & Community Church of NY, 40 E. 35th St., Manhattan
viewable on video here.

TUE. FEB. 28 3 PM [postponed from FEB. 9!] CD Release Party/Recital with Joel Mandelbaum
at Queens College, Room 264, Music Building
viewable on video here.

The Triangle Fire
a new opera with libretto by Ellen Frankel & music by Leonard Lehrman,
featuring soloists of The Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus:
Alessandra Altieri, Nancy Zucker, Jackie Bakewell, Michelle Pelegrino,
Amy Glass, Perri Sussman, Bill Castleman, Thomas Smith,
Michael Niemann (3/5&12), David Anchel, and Charles Samuel Brown
conducted by the composer:
*SUN. MAR. 5 2:30PM, Long Beach Public Library [+speaker Mary Anne Trasciatti]
SUN. MAR. 12 3:00PM, Community Church of Manhattan (with Mary Rice)
THU. MAR. 23 6:30PM, Manhattan performance & screening of HBO film, by invitation only
(with Kevin Courtemanche) [+speakers Suzanne Pred Bass & Lynn Steuer]
SAT. MAR. 25 8:00PM, New York University, Room 220 (with Emily Misch, David Aubrey)
Final performance viewable on video here.

WED. APR. 5 11:00AM-12:00NOON interview with Leonard Lehrman
broadcast on WCWP-FM's "My Art in Life," posted here.

SUN. APR. 9 2:00PM Bethpage Public Library, Tom Lehrer Songfest
co-sponsored by Town of Oyster Bay,
with Jackie Bakewell, Gregory Mercer, David Anchel and Michelle Pelegrino
Excerpts viewable on video here.

SUN. JUNE 4 3:00PM Court Street Music Annual House Concert/Student Recital
with Kristian Fajardo, Daniel Hyman (violin), Kurt Behnke (cello), Helene & Leonard
Click here for concert playlist.
Click here for June 22, 2017 Valley Stream Herald article with photos.

SUN. JUNE 11 3:00PM Kristian Fajardo performs music by Lehrman
at LICA Student Concert, Monroe Auditorium, Hofstra University, Uniondale, NY

MON. JUNE 12 11:00AM Unveiling of Plaque Honoring Marc Blitzstein
at 219 Pine Street, Philadelphia, with reception afterwards
at Society Hill Synagogue, 218 Spruce Street.
Leonard spoke on Blitzstein's Social & Political Legacy,
accompanied Liz Filios in "The Nickel Under the Foot,"
and conducted his arrangement of the finale from The Cradle Will Rock.
Speeches and performances at ceremony and reception are viewable at

THU. AUG. 3 8:00PM Naturist CaBAREt at Empire Haven
with LaDonna & Bill Pacer, Stephen Van Eck, Helene & Leonard
in works by Tom Lehrer, Lou & Peter Berryman, and excerpts from Oklahoma!
Click here for playlist.

MON. OCT. 9 11:00AM Remembering Max Wheat & Susan Blake
at Cinema Arts Centre, Huntington, with Helene Williams and The Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus,
accompanied & conducted by Leonard Lehrman
Event viewable on YouTube here.

SUN. NOV. 5 2:00PM A Musical Tribute to Herbert Rothgarber
at Oceanside School #8 in Oceanside, Long Island, NY
sponsored by Maldeb Foundation and Long Island Composers Alliance
featuring the Dakule Trio (Dan Hyman, Kurt Behnke & Leonard Lehrman),
Anne Yarrow (violin), Terry Keevil (oboe), Ellen Johansen, Michael Brown (piano)
Helene Williams, Gregory Mercer, Jackie Bakewell, Brendan Rorke, Sarah Blaze, Natalya Simone
and The Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus, accompanied & conducted by Leonard Lehrman
Event viewable on YouTube at http://tinyurl.com/20171105RothgarberTribute.
Read review here.

FRI. NOV. 24 7:00 PM Bronx Opera 50th Anniversary Party & Concert
at Vladeck Auditorium. Leonard accompanies Helene, Ben Spierman, David Anchel
and 3 current BOC singers in Vaughan Williams, Mozart, "Impossible Dream"
and "Where Do I Belong?"
Excerpts posted on Facebook, accessible (to members) here:

SUN. DEC. 24 7:00PM Helene sings "O Holy Night" as anthem
at Christmas Eve Service, Christ Lutheran Church, Rosedale


--Performances are co-sponsored by
The Prof. Edgar H. Lehrman Memorial Foundation
for Ethics, Religion, Science, and the Arts, Inc.,
and co-sponsored by The Maldeb Foundation.
* made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program,
a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts
with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State
Legislature and administered by The Huntington Arts Council, Inc.