Music

Events listing

Klezmer Showcase

September 4, 2016

A student recital of music taught by members of Semer Ensemble, followed by a performance by Canada’s largest community klezmer band, Klezkonnection

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Jaffa Road

September 4, 2016

A unique sonic landscape that draws easily and organically from the worlds of sacred and secular Jewish songs, Arabic and Indian music, modern jazz, rock, and dub.

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The Israeli–Iranian Musical Initiative

September 4, 2016

The Israeli-Iranian Musical Initiative is a Toronto based collective of Israeli and Iranian musicians whose mission is to suggest a path of cultural reconciliation in place of the diplomatic hostility that persists between these two nations.

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Mark Rubin: Southern Discomfort

September 4, 2016

This eclectic collection features Rubin's diverse musical lexicon, but most of all expresses ongoing efforts to reconcile his multiple musical identities as a culturally Jewish musician in the American South.

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Janet and Jak Esim Quartet

September 4, 2016

Joined by some of Turkey's finest contemporary musicians, the Esims present this unique repertoire in the polyphonic style of their sources and with a deep commitment to authenticity.

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The Mayors of Sambor

September 4, 2016

Winnipeg sibling act explores the intersection of East European folk traditions with classical chamber music in a program that sits somewhere between the shtetl and the concert hall.

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North American Premiere – Semer Ensemble

September 4, 2016

This eclectic, multi-lingual repertoire of cabaret, cantorial, operatic arias, folk songs, and Yiddish theatre music captures a rare moment in Jewish cultural history, opening a time tunnel from pre-WWII Berlin to today’s New Jewish Music.

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Baladino

September 4, 2016

Enjoy Sephardic and Ladino melodies coloured with trans-Mediterranean influences, from one of Israel's most exciting young ensemble.

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Canadian Cabaret

September 4, 2016

Canada’s thriving Jewish music scene takes the spotlight with performances from some of the leading new artists and veterans.

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Gypsy Kumbia Orchestra

September 4, 2016

Gypsy Kumbia Orchestra is an explosion of music and dance, circus and imagination, fusing Afro-Colombian percussion with the brass and violin melodies of the Roma peoples of Eastern Europe and Jewish klezmer music.

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Yiddish Cabaret

September 4, 2016

Dan Kahn hosts an eclectic showcase of various international and local artists celebrating the mameloshen in song and spirit

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Zusha

September 4, 2016

Zusha is a world soul band with music that focuses on the Hasidic musical style known as nigun, wordless melody, and seeks to inspire people of all backgrounds and faiths to live with intention, meaning, and love.

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