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International Ladino singer/songwriter Sarah Aroeste draws upon her family roots from Macedonia and Greece as she performs traditional and original Ladino songs in this special multimedia program. Joined on piano by longtime Israeli collaborator Shai Bachar, Aroeste weaves stories from Sephardic history together with song, taking the audience through centuries of rich Sephardic experiences from the Eastern Mediterranean right up to the present.

This concert in the Museum’s Edmond J. Safra Hall, originally presented live as well as livestreamed on Sunday, August 8, was presented by the Museum and the Center for Traditional Music and Dance.

Watch the program below.

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Recordings of several other concerts we’ve hosted live in Edmond J. Safra Hall over the past year are posted to our blog and YouTube channel. Watch recordings of Greek Jewish band The Noga Band featuring Avram Pengas from July 2021; Carolyn Enger’s classical Mischlinge Exposé from January 2021; and rock-klezmer fusion band Golem from November 2020.