Published on July 12th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline0
Concert of Jewish choral music in the Berkshires, August 16
The B’Shalom Chorale of the Berkshires will present a concert of Jewish choral music – sacred and secular, classical and contemporary – on Wednesday August 16, 7 p.m., at Hevreh of Southern Berkshire, 270 State Road in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
The concert, which will include various styles, genres and cultures, including Sephardic, Yiddish, Israeli, and others, will feature as guest artist clarinetist Paul Green.
Founded and coordinated by Cantor Emily Sleeper Mekler, former longtime cantor of Sinai Temple in Springfield, Massachusetts, the B’Shalom Chorale is conducted by Jack Brown, artistic director of the Berkshire Lyric Chorus and choral director at Simon’s Rock College and the Hotchkiss School. The group is accompanied by Joe Rose, also of Berkshire Lyric and a popular local musician.
Tickets to the concert are $15. For more information contact Cantor Mekler at (413) 418-1836 or BShalomChorale@gmail.com.