Symposium and concerts Vox Aurea-Via Sacra 2014 - Sacred Jewish music

Sunday September 7th, 2014

Sunday September 7th, 2014, 18200 Saint-Armand Montrond

Sacred music holds an essential place in Jewish music history. All day long, conferences followed by concerts will bring us to the core of sacred Jewish chanting, in its biblical, synagogal or mystical tradition, through East European Ashkenazi or North African Sefardi traditions.

SYMPOSIUM (free entrance)

8h - Welcoming with tea
8h45 - Thierry Vinçon
Mayor of Saint-Amand-Montrond
9h - Hervé Roten
Director of the European Institute for Jewish Music
The importance of singing in the Jewish tradition

10h00 : pause

10h30 - Jean-Philippe Amar
Biblical cantillation and psalmody.
11h30 - Hector Sabo
Musicologist, musical director of the Choeur Juif de France and of the Ensembles Hébraïca and Polyphonies Hébraïques de Strasbourg
The voice in the Ashkenazi liturgical tradition.
14h - Marc-Alain Ouaknin
Rabbi, philosophe and teacher
The mystical chanting in the chassidic tradition.
15h - Jacques Arnold
Cantor and rabbi
The chazan : vehicle of synagogal chanting.

CONCERTS (entrance : 20 €)
Liturgical songs of Ashkenazi Jews.
Hector SABO, dir.
Sefardi liturgical chants.

tél. 02 48 63 83 11 : Hôtel de Ville 2 rue Philibert-Audebrand, BP 196
tél. 02 48 96 16 86 : Office de Tourisme Place de la République
18200 Saint-Amand-Montrond

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