Sacred & Secular Music of Salamone Rossi

Sacred & Secular Music of Salamone Rossi

March 03, 2019 | 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Pioneer Valley
Jewish Community of Amherst
742 Main Street
Amherst, Massachusetts 01002

Mak'hela, the Jewish Chorus of Western MA, in collaboration with the Five College Early Music Collegium, presents a concert that will transport you to a time long ago! Salamone Rossi (ca. 1570–1630) was an Italian Jewish composer during the late Renaissance/early Baroque. He revitalized ancient Jewish prayers with contemporary compositions, and in addition wrote many secular works. Rossi’s liturgical music is an intoxicating blend of traditional Hebrew prayer and quintessential Renaissance sounds. We will bring you a selection of his choral works, joined by instruments that would have originally accompanied them.

$10 suggested donation

Supported in part by a grant from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.

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Phone: 413 230-0747
Email: [email protected]
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      In cooperation with LOCAL PARTNERS

      Jewish Federation of Western MA  - Jewish Federation of the Berkshires