March 12, 2023, 5:00 pm
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Created & Directed by Jeannette Sorrell
Though stolen from their homeland and scattered across the world, both Jews and Africans found strength in their music. Discover the rhythms of the Jewish ghetto in 1620 – dances and prayers from the Ashkenazi, Sephardic, Jewish baroque, and North African traditions. A company of 24 musicians – including Jewish, Arab, and African-American artists – raise their voices in love and celebration.
Pre-Concert Conversation with the artists 30 minutes before each concert.
Sunday evening AFTERGLOW: drink a toast with the musicians and meet their fascinating instruments (oud, hammered dulcimer, doumbek and more)!
Anshe Emet Synagogue Members will receive a 20% discount when they register and enter the code: ANSHE20
Polina Skovoroda Shepherd, soprano
Jacob Perry & Haitham Haidar, tenors
Jeffrey Strauss, baritone
Daphna Mor, recorder, ney, vocals
Merlin Shepherd, clarinet
These concerts are generously sponsored by BILL LAWLOR and made possible with additional support by the National Endowment for the Arts