A concert which takes you on a voyage to the Orient, with a peppering of Mediterranean sounds !
Three outstanding musicians banded together to present a vast panorama
of the Jewish musical heritage, extending from traditional sephardic
songs to original compositions of contemporary Israeli music.
Singer Talya Solan
interpretations reflect influences of folklore, gypsy vocal music,
liturgical chants set to biblical texts, and the musical traditions of
Yemen and Bulgaria.
is a recognized
master of percussion instruments such as the darbuka (or zarb) and the
hang. Trained in the multicultural environment of Israel, Omri now
lives and teaches in Switzerland and takes part in various groups
playing "world music" and jazz.
Pianist and accordionist Antonello Messina
is a most original embodiment of the new international jazz scene, and
as composer, has written music for numerous musicals, theater plays,
Together, these talented musicians have created the "Kol Kedem Trio
- meaning, the Voice of Origins, the Voice of the Orient - so as to
reflect the whole gamut of ancient artistic sources of Judaïc musical
artistry, as exemplified by the texts, the melodies and the rhythms of
sephardic chants, oriental music and the contemporary musical creations
of Israel - including their own original compositions.
A concert to be remembered - and not to be missed !.