Jewish Composers from Around the World: Featuring Guitarist Kevin Sherwin

Jewish Composers from Around the World: Featuring Guitarist Kevin Sherwin

April 27, 2018 | 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM

Lower Pioneer Valley
Springfield Jewish Community Center
1160 Dickinson Street
Springfield, MA 01108

Welcome Shabbat with a festive lunch and a concert not to be missed! Guitarist Kevin Sherwin will explore the wide-ranging traditions of both religious and concert music from the 17th through 21st centuries. He will play Baroque and classical guitar pieces from Italy, Poland, Amsterdam, Israel and the Americas. The program will also include spoken excerpts of Jewish poets and writers, giving context to the Jewish composers’ diverse influences, which include synagogues, theaters, opera houses, Hollywood films and more!

Presenter: Guitarist and conductor Kevin Sherwin is a soloist and leader of orchestral and choral ensembles. He is conductor of the Yale-based chamber orchestra, The American Romantics and is entering his third season as Associate Artistic Director of the American Baroque Orchestra in New Haven. Kevin is a graduate of Yale University and also studied at the Julliard School.

Cost: $8 JCC members, $10 general public (Includes lunch and concert)
Registration deadline April 20

Generous funding provided by Rekindle Shabbat, a program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.

Co-sponsored by Life Lessons and the Arts and Culture Department

For More Information

Phone: 4137394715
Email: [email protected]
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      Jewish Federation of Western MA  - Jewish Federation of the Berkshires