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Jewish Music: Many Languages, One Heart

Weekend Program with Performance

Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Code: 1P0713
Tickets
$25 - Member
$35 - Non-Member
Kolot HaLev (Voices of the Heart) choir

What is Jewish music? The best answer is a musical response that draws on the cultures and traditions of countries where Jewish people have lived over the centuries.

As part of a 3-session series, cantor and choral director Ramón Tasat leads discussions about this intriguing history, which segue into live performances by the Kolot HaLev (Voices of the Heart) choir. The words to the liturgical, classical, folk, and contemporary works the choir performs may be in different languages, but the message is universal.


FEATURED TOPIC & MUSIC

Jewels in the Crown: The Sounds of Jewish England

The Jewish choral heritage in England from the 1700s to the present.

Kolot HaLev performs “Adon Olam” by Samuel de Sola and “Shahar avakeshkha” by Emanuel Aguilar, among other works.

If you are interested in other sessions or the full series, click here.

Location
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)