Nigun Chamber Ensemble: Russian and Jewish Music

Friday, May 19, 2017
7:30 pm
Newton City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Ave. Newton Centre

The 20th anniversary of the Nigun Ensemble’s American premiere in Jordan Hall.Masterpieces by great Russian and Jewish composers of I9th and 20th century and a unique repertoire of Jewish folk songs in Yiddish and Hebrew,

The critically acclaimed, award-winning Nigun Chamber Ensemble (“Nigun” in Hebrew means melody) is devoted to the preservation of a unique musical heritage stemming from Jewish composers and their communities in pre-war Eastern Europe.  Yelena Neplok, Artistic Director, Piano; Valerie Schleppi, Soprano; Sargis Karapetyan, Violin; Cynthia Forbes, Cello; Chester Brezniak, Clarinet

Tickets: $ 25, $ 15 for seniors & students, 45 sponsors online and at the door


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