Jewish Spirit: Works on Jewish Themes and by Jewish Composers

JewishSpiritPoster7.29.15 - final-page-001Wednesday, July 29  RUACH, Inc. is presenting a concert entitled “Jewish Spirit: Works on Jewish Themes and by Jewish Composers,” at 7:00 p.m. in Youth Arts Hall of the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325 W. Walnut St.

Jewish spirit, or ruach, is inherent any time a Jewish composer composes a piece, and is embraced many times that a composer writes a piece on Jewish themes.  This concert, part of RUACH’s 10th anniversary year of programming, illustrates varied composers’ perspectives on and expressions of Jewish spirit, as depicted by three incredible Milwaukee musicians.

The concert features Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Associate Concertmaster (Third Chair) Jeanyi Kim, MSO Principal Trombone Megumi Kanda, and pianist Elena Abend, Lecturer in Piano at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts. 

The program features works by Ravel, Bernstein, Bloch, John Williams, and others. 

Click here to purchase tickets, or call RUACH at 414-367-4890 to reserve tickets and pay at the door with cash or checks made payable to RUACH, Inc. Cost: $10 for general admission and $7 for seniors and students.

This concert is sponsored by the United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF), of which RUACH is an Affiliate Member, and by Bader Philanthropies, which is the lead sponsor of RUACH’s current 10th Anniversary programming.