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August 15, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

ENCOUNTERS: Jazz Meets Ashkenazi and Sephardi Sounds, OUTDOOR CONCERT

ENCOUNTERS: Jazz Meets Ashkenazi and Sephardi Sounds, OUTDOOR CONCERT

ENCOUNTERS: Jazz Meets Ashkenazi and Sephardi Sounds, OUTDOOR CONCERT

Jazz quartet concert outdoors on a beautiful property in Lincoln, led by Israeli pianist and composer Moshe Elmakias.

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About this Event

Join us for an outdoor concert featuring a Jazz quartet of NEC alumni helmed by Israeli composer and pianist Moshe Elmakias. With a virtuosic personal style, Moshe is one the most exciting pianists among the new generation of Israeli jazz musicians.

Moshe has composed a rich program exploring the musical traditions of Nigun, originating from Eastern European Ashkenazi Jews, as well as Piyut, originating from North African Sephardic Jews, through the lens of jazz. The concert also includes Israeli melodies that in turn owe a debt to the musical legacy of Nigunim, interpreted in Moshe’s unique style. See below for performer bios.

This program is supported by the Consulate General of Israel to New England.

Seating is limited; Early Bird tickets end August 11. Purchase your ticket today!

4 pm VIP Hour – Wine/refreshments for VIP ticketholders

5 pm Doors Open for all ticketholders (seating unreserved, except VIP)

5:30 pm Welcome by Daniel Agranov, Deputy Consul General of Israel to New England

7:00 pm Music ends. Guests meet the performers and socialize while there is daylight

The event takes place outdoors in the verdant grounds of a beautiful private property in Lincoln, MA. Complete address details will be provided after your ticket purchase, several days before the event takes place. When you buy your ticket(s) you will first receive an automatic ticket confirmation from Eventbrite, and the address will be sent separately some time later. Please carefully read all NotaBenes below.


Tickets cannot be refunded but can be transferred to a different attendee.

The rain date for the concert is Thurs. August 19. The decision about whether the date has to be shifted will be made on the 13th.

If you are unable to attend due to illness or some other unavoidable reason, or if the date shifts to the 19th, and you are not free that day, you can choose to have the amount you paid held as a credit for a future BRAI event (valid up to one year) or converted to a donation.

Ample on-street parking available. Restroom access available.

COVID-19 WARNING – An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present, even outdoors. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe physical illness and death. By your ticket purchase and attendance you signal that you freely and voluntarily assume ALL RISKS, HAZARDS AND DANGERS arising from or relating in any way to the risk of contracting a communicable disease or illness, including COVID-19, whether occurring before, during, or after the event, however caused or contracted. If you are not comfortable assuming these risks, please let us know and we will refund your ticket purchase.

The CONSULATE GENERAL OF ISRAEL is the official representative of the State of Israel to the New England region, serving the states of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, and Connecticut. The Consulate promotes knowledge and understanding of Israel through the fields of academia, culture, politics, community, economy, press, and public diplomacy.

BALLETS RUSSES ARTS INITIATIVE is a non-profit organization that fosters international creative exchange in the visual and performing arts and film, with a special focus on the post-Soviet States. BRAI carries out public programs throughout Massachusetts, the East Coast and internationally, and BR360 Member programs in the Boston area.

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August 15, 2021
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Ballets Russes Arts Initiative
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