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Sephardic Jewish Concert | Saray Iluminado at Hobart Synagogue
11 January @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT$25 - $30
Melbourne world music ensemble Saray Iluminado will perform a special concert at the historic Hobart Synagogue, featuring songs of the Sephardic Jews who were expelled from Spain in 1492 and later settled in the Balkans.
Audiences are invited to this intimate performance of Sephardic repertoire that celebrates love, grief and the unique Sephardic Jewish life in the cities of Sarajevo, Mostar and others.
Saray Iluminado will perform for the Cygnet Folk Festival, The 2016 staging of this show sold out and people are advised to book early for the 2018 concert. Early bird tickets end Dec.27.
Other Saray Iluminado 2018 concerts will include the Melbourne Recital Centre, a return after 2 soldout concerts to fortyfivedownstairs, and the Spiegeltent.
Instrumentation includes: voice, violin, mandolin, clarinet, ney, oud, lauto, double-bass, and hand percussion.