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Me La Amargates Tú guest artist concert
November 11, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Me La Amargates Tú presents: “Echoes from Sefarad- a combination of Ladino romances with Spanish romances” in Bethany Lutheran College’s Trinity Chapel on Monday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Praised for its deeply musical interpretations and emotional performances, the ensemble Me La Amargates Tú is one of the leading Sephardic music ensembles in the world. Sephardic Jewish communities has preserved the Ladino language for centuries as well as their songs, keeping alive the memory of a culture that is now spread in many countries throughout the world. Me La Amargates Tú concentrates its efforts on historically informed performances of Sephardic and Spanish music, incorporating Ladino traditions with musical elements from Sephardic Jewish communities from Medieval Spain to the many countries around the world in which Sephardic Jews spread their culture and traditions.
The ensemble Me La Amargates Tú combines instruments of the Medieval and Renaissance periods, together with an assortment of folk instruments. The ensemble was created in The Netherlands during its members’ studies of Informed Performance Practice at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. Me la Amargates Tú performs numerous concerts around the world, including U.S.A., Belgium, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Poland, Germany, Greece and Israel.
$10 suggested donation at the door
This event is co-sponsored by Bethany Fine Arts and the Center for Intercultural Development and Resources