The Soul of Spain on Saturday February 29

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“‘An extraordinary testament to music’s transforming power and inspirational reach.” (KCRW, National Public Radio)

In a vivid program, the Yuval Ron Ensemble – with guest flamenco artists Manuel Guttierez and Jose Tanaka – explores the Jewish and Gypsy traditions of Andalusia, Spain. With fiery Flamenco, Sephardic-Jewish music, fiery dance and fascinating story telling, the program delve deep into the Golden Age of Spain, a time of collaboration between the three Abrahamic faiths, which led to cultural and scientific peak achievements.

The sublime and stirring guest gypsy-flamenco artists evoke Andalusia in the Middle Ages and with the Ensemble explore a vision for 21st century as a new time of Convivecia (Living together in harmony), reconciliation and promoting dialogue and collaboration among Muslim, Jewish and Christian communities worldwide.