Mourant Ozannes Songs of the Soul Jewish Music and Dance
St James Concert Hall
Saturday 21 July 8pm
An exuberant and moving evening of foot-tapping klezmer, Yiddish songs, Middle Eastern melodies and the haunting sounds of the old Ottoman world. Featuring the vocals of BBC Radio 3 broadcaster Lucie Skeaping, the breathtaking virtuosity of clarinettist Ben Harlan and instrumental menagerie including cymbalom, darabukka, fiddle, bass and accordion. Join us for a magical life-affirming journey of nostalgia, hope and joy.
And for the second half dance leader Guy Schalom invites anyone to dance - bring comfortable shoes to take to the floor!
Lucie Skeaping vocals, violin
Ben Harlan clarinets
Roderick Skeaping violin, rebec
Jon Banks kanun, cymbalom, accordion
Robert Levy double bass
Guy Schalom dance leader
Tickets for all events go on sale 14 May. Friends of St James can book from May 8th by phone (711361) or at the box office.