Jewish Music

Date: 16 November 2017

Venue: UAntwerpen, Stadscampus, Hof van Liere, Tassiszaal - Prinsstraat 13 - 2000 Antwerpen (route: UAntwerpen, Stadscampus)

Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Organization / co-organization: Institute of Jewish Studies

Short description: Lecture

Jewish Music

This evening program, on the theme of Jewish music, will feature two book presentations and two public lectures, interspersed with short musical pieces. The evening will conclude with a reception.

  • Book presentation: The Persistence of Voice: Instrumental Music and Romantic Orality (by John Neubauer, Brill Publishers, 2017), with a presentation by Ursula Neubauer.
  • Public lecture: The Hebrew Melodies by the Composer Isaac Nathan and Lord Byron as “poet laureate of the synagogue”. Lecture by Dr. Sabine Lichtenstein (Universiteit van Amsterdam).
  • Book presentation: Judaism in Opera – Judentum in der Oper (Schriften der Europäischen Musiktheater-Akademie, Band 11 – ConBrio, 2017), book presentation by Aviel Cahn (co-editor).
  • Public lecture: Ozi v’zimrat Yah – The Importance of Music in the Jewish Bible. Lecture by Dr. Jean Goldenbaum (EZJM Hannover).

Entrance fee: Free entrance

Registration: Registration required via website

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Contact phone: 03 265 52 43