Jewish Heritage Europe

History of Synagogue Music in London

When:
April 21, 2020 @ 18:00 – 19:00
2020-04-21T18:00:00+01:00
2020-04-21T19:00:00+01:00
Where:
London
Barnards Inn
86 Fetter Ln, Holborn, London EC4A 1AD
UK
UK
History of Synagogue Music in London @ London | England | United Kingdom

This lecture by Cantor Eliot Alderman will consider some of the main musical developments since then, beginning with the Sephardi and Ashkenazi synagogues which stood practically side-by-side in the City of London for 250 years. He will examine the birth of the Anglo-Jewish choral tradition, the split with the Reform movement and its musical consequences, and the new music brought more recently by immigrants from Eastern Europe and Arab lands.

No reservations are required for this lecture. It will be run on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.
Doors will open 30 minutes before the start of the lecture