Look & Listen: Performing Arts Series

This year's series is as eclectic as ever – won't you join us as an Underwriter? It is with great excitement the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS, announces the not-to-be-missed celebration of the San Diego Jewish Music Series. The 2011 series promises to be spectacular…

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An Evening of Flute and Cello Delights

An Evening of Classical Music

March 23, 2011 at 7 p.m.
Internationally renowned flute virtuoso Raffaele Trevisani, from Italy. Also featuring cellist prodigy Julian Schwarz, from the Coburn School of Music. Presented in conjunction with the Italian Cultural Center of San Diego. Raffaele Trevisani plays a 14 carat gold Muramatsu flute that belonged to Sir. James Galway and a 14 carat gold Powell flute


 Video #1: Bach Brandenburg Concerto 5 - 3 mvt.

 Video #2: C. Debussy - Clair de lune

Klezmer Company Orchestra

New Music

March 27, 2011 at 2 p.m.
Dance to a fusion of Brazilian jazz and exotic melodies with Aaron Kula's Klezmer Company Orchestra
KCO has received critical acclaim for its fusion of ethnic jazz orchestrations and exotic melodies that defy classification. KCO features accomplished jazz and classical musicians who create a multi-dimensional sound that relies on both written orchestrations and improvisation. If you've never been to this fun Solana Beach landmark here is your big chance. Free salsa lessons preceding the show!

Program to be held at the Belly-Up, 143 South Cedros Avenue, Solana Beach

 Video #1: "Beit Hamikdash a la Salsa"

 Video #2: "Klezmerengue"

 Video #3: "Tumbaolalaika"

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Sing Out!

Choral Works

April 3, 2011 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Two distinctly different programs from nine wonderful choirs!  Celebrate the vast musical collection of Cantor Henri Goldberg in addition to pieces by the incomparable Debbie Friedman and Broadway's Steven Schwartz.

Performance Schedule:


  • Temple Adat Shalom Choirs: Youth, Adult, MenschTones Barbershop Ensemble
  • Temple Solel Youth Choir
  • J*Company's On The Town
  • San Diego Jewish Men's Choir


  • Congregation Beth Israel: Teen & Youth Choirs, Shabbat & Festival Choir
  • San Diego Jewish Men's Choir
  • San Diego Jewish Women's Choir/Sisterhood Shirah

Call the box office at 858-362-1348 to get 2 tickets for the price of 1 – offer is only good until 4pm on Friday, April 1st, so call right now!

San Diego Jewish Music Series presents Avishai Cohen

Avishai Cohen October 25, 2010 at 7 p.m.
Israeli Bassist/Composer/Band Leader Avishai Cohen has been called a jazz visionary of global proportions. Finding inspiration in musicians ranging from Bach to Stevie Wonder, Avishai can transform a tired Israeli school tune back into poetic gold. He sings in Hebrew, English, Spanish and Ladino and performs with a four piece band.

 Video #1: Avishai Cohen live

 Video #2: Avishai Cohen - Alon Basela