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“Cohen composes with a strong sense of tradition–one that embraces Brahms, Bartok and Britten on one hand and his own Jewish heritage on the other. … a cantor himself, Cohen’s songs and his Passover cantata V’higad’ta L’vincha display a linguistic fluidity and a melodic gift that hints at what the Hebrew liturgy might be like today if Britten had changed faiths.”

–Ken Smith, Gramophone Magazine