THE CHASIDIC SONGS PROJECT IS COMING TO BILLINGS
A group of prominent Slovak musicians, together with Bratislava’s Chief Rabbi Baruch Myers will be performing in Billings Sunday, March 6, 2016.
A special evening for the Statewide Jewish community will take place, Sunday evening, March 6 at 6 PM. It will take place at the Losekamp Hall at Rocky Mountain College, 1511 Poly Drive, Billings Montana.
The concert will last approximately one hour and will be followed by a reception.
In 2008 Rabbi Baruch Myers and cellist Jozef Lupták started to work song by song on “Chassidic Songs” and invited two other prominent musicians – violinist and viola player Milos Valent (ECM records, Solamente Naturali, Dowland Project and others) and accordionist Boris Lenko to join them. So began a musical adventure which has since graced stages from intimate spaces to stages at the Pohoda and Konvergencie Festivals.
The adventure soon translated into the several very communicative and successful concerts and the superb recording with the same name. This project is a new musical revival of Chassidic Songs from the region in which they originated.. These musicians and artists are trying to recreate the original songs in the same manner with new artistic vision and spirit.
Rabbi Baruch Myers – piano, voice
Jozef Lupták – cello
Miloš Valent – violin, viola
Boris Lenko – accordion
Contributed by brian Schnitzer