SCoJeC is delighted to say that we will be hosting a Scottish Rainbow Klezmer Kabaret over Zoom on Tuesday 12th May, at 7 for 7.30 p.m., for the 'Rainbow Festival' of Lag B'Omer.
This event is not ticketed and is open to all whatever your ability to pay. NEW: the net proceeds will be divided between the musicians - who have lost revenue from their live gigs - and NHS charities in Scotland working to support patients and staff during the COVID19 crisis. Please donate generously (suggested amount £5/£15 per household).
We have a fantastic international group of musicians playing on the night: Michael Alpert, Adrianne Greenbaum, Gica Loening, Lev Atlas, and Phil Alexander.
Michael Alpert (US/Scotland): Award winning Klezmer musician and international Yiddish song "resource person" - on voice, guitar, fiddle, accordion
Adrianne Greenbaum (US): Professor of Flute at MHC and pioneer of the klezmer flute tradition, Adrianne is a nationally acclaimed flutist and clinician, performing on historical instruments of the 18th and 19th centuries. As well as a classical career, she leads a flute-based klezmer ensemble, 'Fleytmusik'
Gica Loening, (Scotland) Klezmer and Scottish fiddle player, and founder of dance and klezmer bands in Edinburgh. She is director of Fun Fiddle for adults and children, a freelance community music practitioner, and lead officer for the Youth Music Initiaitive for East Lothian
Lev Atlas (Russia/Scotland): Lev is principal viola player at the Scottish Opera Orchestra and Senior Lecturer in Strings at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - and a virtuoso Klezmer and Eastern European music performer
Phil Alexander (Scotland): as well as leading the acclaimed band Moishe's Bagel and performing regularly with many other fine folk & jazz ensembles, accordionist Phil is British Academy Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow, where he looks at historical Jewish-Scottish musical encounters.
Click on 'BOOK NOW' above to reserve your place. After booking, you'll get an email with information about how to access the Zoom meeting. If you don't get it, check your Spam!
Click on 'book now' at the top of this page to book your place. This event is not ticketed and is open to all whatever your ability to pay. NEW: the net proceeds will be divided between the musicians - who have lost revenue from their live gigs - and NHS charities in Scotland working to support patients and staff during the COVID19 crisis. Please donate generously (suggested amount £5/£15 per household). (Suggested amount £5-£15 per household). We're sorry we can't provide our usual kosher buffet of smoked salmon bagels, cream cheese, rugelach etc.... but you don't have to pay travel costs!
Thanks to the Netherlee and Clarkston Charitable Trust for their support of SCoJeC's event programme.
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A Scottish Rainbow Klezmer Kabaret for Lag B'Omer
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