Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Music celebrates Montefiore Heritage Day

Ramsgate's Montefiore Synagogue is again the venue  for the annual Montefiore Day celebration to be held on Sunday June 15th at 4pm.

The annual choral concert is becoming established as a focus for Jewish liturgical music in East Kent and, this year, features the bOybershop Quartet.

The programme draws from a vast range of music from British and Mediterranean traditions with Sephardi/Ladino, Ashkenazi and Yemenite melodies.

The quartet members are classically trained Jewish musicians and include Benjamin Wolf, Musical Director of the renowned Zemel Choir and Eliot Alderman, Director of Music of the Spanish & Portuguese Jews’ Congregation, London, (Bevis Marks  synagogue - the oldest one in the UK) who presented the concert last year.

Tickets for the concert in Dumpton Park Drive, Ramsgate, CT11 8LP, may be obtained by mail from Ramsgate Montefiore Heritage, The Custom House, CT11 8AD or in person fromNice Things in The Custom House. - £15 (RMH Members & friends £10).

On August Bank Holiday Monday 25th, Ramsgate Montefiore Heritage will be sponsoring Shir, the complete Jewish music group, who will play Klezmer, Israeli, Yiddish, Sephardi, Mizrachi (Middle Eastern), and Ladino  music at the Ramsgate Summer Squall.

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