The American musical, as we know it, has held a unique place in the hearts and minds of music lovers. Although it had roots in European operettas, it is seen as uniquely American. But is there something we can call a uniquely American opera tradition and history?
In this session, we will reflect on what we do on the holiday of Simchat Torah; namely, finish the Torah. We then immediately proceed in two ways: we return to the beginning but we also read the opening verses of the next book, the Book of Joshua.