Music @ The Magnes: Efrat Ben Zur

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

A collection of Emily Dickinson's poems set to music composed by acclaimed Israeli singer and actress, Efrat Ben Zur, results in songs blessed with a magical touch.  Her new album "Robin” has received enthusiastic reviews. Enjoy a free performance by a protagonist of the new Israeli music scene. "Ben Zur's new album "Robin" is a magical, moving, […]

The Nile Project | CalPerformances Symposium, Food Tasting, and Community Music Event

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

Join CalPerformances at The Magnes for a symposium, food tasting, and community music event centering around the performance of The Nile Project (Thursday, February 19, Zellerbach Hall). In a historic first, more than a dozen instrumentalists and vocalists from Sudan, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Uganda have collaborated to use the power of music to raise awareness of […]

Music Performance | Left Coast Chamber Ensemble presents Felix Mendelssohn, Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49 (1839) I. Molto Allegro agitato II. Andante con molto tranquillo III. Scherzo. Leggiero e vivace IV. Finale. Allegro assai appassionato   Left Coast Chamber EnsembleAnna Presler, violin Tanya Tomkins, cello Eric Zivian, piano   Erard Grand Piano, London, 1854     Founded in 1992, Left […]