Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Music in the Gardens

Forwarded to me from Oy Bay!:
The Magic & Mystery of Middle East Sounds

The Consulate General of Israel presents:

The Yuval Ron Ensemble
featuring guest percussionist Dror Sinai

Yerba Buena Gardens Esplanade
Mission & Third Streets, San Francisco
Thursday, June 29, 12:30 PM

Enjoy your lunch outside
Don Quixote's
6275 Highway 9, Felton
Thursday, June 29, 8 PM
$12 Adv / $14 Door

With special guest belly dancer Janelle

The Yuval Ron Ensemble presents the sacred and folkloric musical traditions of Jewish cultures of the Middle East and North Africa in a unique musical celebration. The concert program features Hebrew and Andalusian songs from Morocco, Yemen, Andalusia, Bukhara and Israel.
For more info about the Yuval Ron Ensemble visit the Ensemble page at:

Yuval Ron - oud, saz, musical director
Tehila Lauder - vocals, percussion
Nimrod Nol - violin
Dror Sinai - percussion, voice

Yuval Ron is an Israeli composer and record producer of international reputation. His ensemble was featured in the World Festival of Sacred Music in Los Angeles in 2002 and 2005 and International Peace Festival in Korea, International Folk Music of Lublin, Poland, and in numerous events worldwide. He received commissions for symphonic works on Jewish music themes from Yo-Yo Ma Silk Road Ensemble, the Center for Jewish Culture and Creativity, the Los Angels Jewish Symphony and the Pittsburgh Jewish Festival. Yuval collaborated with leading Moroccan cantor Rabbi Haim Louk, Sufi master teacher Pir Zia Khan, and produced the record One Truth – "a window into the divine passion and poetry of Sufism" with the Turkish Sufi master musician Omar Faruk Tekbilek.

Dror Sinai is an Israeli performer, educator, and guest artist, as well as the founder of Rhythm Fusion, Inc. in Santa Cruz, CA. Dror has performed as a solo artist and has appeared in ensembles of many different musical styles, with other talented artists, including Yair Dalal, Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Yuval Ron, Alessandra Belloni.

Consulate General of Israel, San Francisco

Sorry for the no-frills presentation. I'm on vacation!


Anonymous oy bay! said...

OMG-d Squad! Will you be able to go with me and gradish? Or are you on vacation.

Oh yeah, and you rock for linking to Oy Bay. :-)

Thu Jun 22, 09:42:00 AM 2006  

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