Piyut Festival’s half-dozen

The bigenerational repertoire takes in a wide spread of Jewish liturgical material, from across the ages, as well as number from Eliyahu Jr.’s 2013 album Cholot (Sands).

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February 29, 2016 22:20
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Jerusalem’s Piyut Festival

Jerusalem’s Piyut Festival. (photo credit: HILA GUTREIMAN)

 
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The sixth annual Piyut Festival is currently up and running in Tel Aviv, with concerts scheduled for the Tel Aviv Museum and the Brodt Center for Jewish Culture.

Over the years the event has featured some of the biggest names on the local music scene, including the likes of Beri Saharoff and Etti Ankri. This year’s lineup also has some big guns in there, with Yasmin Levy (pictured), Miri Mesika, Mark Elyahu and Neshot Hava on the roster.

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The festival centerpiece, the Kolech Hashmieini, takes place tonight (9 p.m.) at the Tel Aviv Museum. The accent in the concert is firmly on the female side of liturgical music with the stellar billing including Levy, Mesika, Maya Belzitsman, Dikla and Hadas Kleinman, in addition to the all-woman Peima Ensemble.

The Thursday slot sees Guy and Roi Zoaretz join forces with celebrated vocalist Yonatan Razael in the Carlebach and the Jewish Melody concert at the Brodt Center, and the festival closes at the same venue Saturday evening with the Al Harei Besamim (On Mountains of Spices) program fronted by kamanche (spike violin) player Mark Eliyahu and his acclaimed instrumentalist-vocalist father Piris Eliyahu.

The bigenerational repertoire takes in a wide spread of Jewish liturgical material, from across the ages, as well as number from Eliyahu Jr.’s 2013 album Cholot (Sands).

For tickets and more information: Tel Aviv Museum – (03) 607-7020 and Brodt Center – (03) 695-4522.

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