Paradise — Older Leah’s aria from Uncovered — Scene 5: Motherhood

2020 | soprano or mezzo-soprano/piano OR soprano or mezzo-soprano/clarinet/violin/cello/piano.

Libretto by Leah Lax (b.1956), based on her memoir Uncovered: How I left hasidic life and finally came home.

Leah reminisces about a more innocent time before she had her seven children. The sense of Godliness she finds now is in wordless wonder moments with a child.

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