Stroud Green Festival 6-24 June 2018
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EVENT 20

8pm-10pm | Sunday 24 June

Holy Trinity Church Hall [Map]

Into the Melting Pot: 1492

The Telling
Jan Chappell actor
Clare Norburn soprano, writer
Ariane Prussner mezzo
Joy Smith medieval harp, percussion
Giles Lewin oud
Fatima Lahham recorders

“sung with perfection that is heart-stopping” Worthing Herald

An extraordinary fusion of extraordinary instruments and sounds from the rich cultural heritage of the Iberian Peninsula in the Middle Ages.

Spain. July 1492: the deadline for the expulsion of the Jews. At twilight, a Jewish woman lights the lamps and starts up her spinning wheel. It is her last night in Seville.

Stories of integration, love, cultural heritage & radical intolerance experienced by a community of Jewish, Christian & Muslim women in Spain to a soundtrack of plaintive Sephardic songs & lively medieval Cantigas.

Tickets: £12 (£8 concs) Book here...

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