Mycale Sings John Zorn's Book of Angels
Thursday, October 11
$15 general public / $12 faculty, staff & seniors / $10 students
Rich musical tapestry.
Hauntingly beautiful vocals.
Music from the Book of Angels.
Highly individualistic and creative singers
with diverse voices and stylistic inflections.
Consisting of four dynamic singer-songwriters and recording artists -- Basya Schechter (Brooklyn), Ayelet Rose Gottlieb (Israel), Malika Zarra (Morocco) and Sophia Rei (Argentina) -- this female a capella quartet performs a repertoire of Jewish art and liturgical songs. Singing lyrics in Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic drawn from Rumi, Fernando Pessoa, Heraclitus, The Hebrew Bible and more, these expressive and passionate artists first came together in 2011 with a recording produced by John Zorn.
Presented by the Performing Arts Center in conjunction with the Center for Jewish Studies. Support provided by the Office of International Education, Office of Multicultural Success, UAlbany Foundation and Holiday Inn Express.