SHABBAT ITALIANO – Serenata Italiana: The Music of the Italian Jews 06/16/17

Pre-Concert Lecture: Israeli Women Composers 05/21/2017 at 2:30pm (free)
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SHABBAT ITALIANO – Serenata Italiana: The Music of the Italian Jews 06/16/17

Uncover the music of Italian Jews, rarely heard Italian Jewish melodies performed by the Kolot HaLev ensemble led by Hazzan Dr. Ramón Tasat. During the service, Hazzan Tasat will introduce liturgical melodies from compositions by Giacomo Puccini, Federico Consolo, Michelle Bolaffi, and other Italian musicians. 
These Jewish melodies have an operatic and popular flavor from Florence, Livorno, Rome and Venice. Hazzan Tasat is the author of several Jewish music books, he holds a PhD in voice performance, and has trained and performed worldwide.
Dinner reservation deadline is past but there is no charge to attend the Friday night service on Friday, June 16, 6:15–9:00 p.m at B’nai Israel Congregation, 6301 MONTROSE ROAD, ROCKVILLE, MD 20852.