Yuval Ron Ensemble Fall 2008 Tours

Nov. 4-9, 2008 – Houston, TX : Yuval Ron Ensemble – City wide

Nov. 16, 2008 – San Pedro, CA: Yuval Ron on the Music of the Golden
Age of Spain

Dec. 6, 2008 – Arcadia, CA: The Yuval Ron Ensemble in Concert “Light
in the Darkness”

Dec 7, 2008 – Alhambra, CA: Muslim, Jewish and Christian harmony in


Tuesday, November 4 – Sunday, November 9
The JCC presents:
Yuval Ron Ensemble in a week long residency
in universities, hospital, chapels,
community centers and public schools.
Location: Houston , TX

2 events open to the wide public (please forward to your friends in

Thursday, November 6, 12pm
Sephardic Jewish Music Traditions
A Lecture- Demonstration
Yuval Ron Ensemble
featuring vocalist
Smadar Levi

Location: Rothko Chapel 1409 Sul Ross Street, Houston, TX 77006
Admission: FREE
Parking: park along the street
For more information: Brittany Horwitt 713-729-3200 ext. 3327

Sunday, November 8, 2008, 8pm
The JCC Houston Presents:
The Yuval Ron Ensemble
The Lost Soul of Spain
Music and Dance of the Sephardic Jews

Featuring two stunning guest performers:
Israeli-Tunisian singer
Smadar Levi

Israeli-Moroccan dancer
Maya Karasso

Yuval Ron presents a preview concert of the music to be played by his
international ensemble for the King of Morocco, at the International
Sacred Music of Fez in June 2009. The program will feature Hebrew and
Ladino songs from Morocco, Andalusia, Bosnia, and Israel. Woven in
between the songs are travel stories, kabalistic interpretations, and
personal anecdotes of the life and culture, out of which grew the
fruit of Sephardic music.
Location: Jewish Community Center of Houston,
5601 S. Braeswood,
Houston, TX 77096
Admission: $15 JCC Member $20 Public
Contact for tickets: Box office 713-551-7255
Parking: in the JCC parking lot
More information: Brittany Horwitt 713-729-3200 ext. 3327

Sunday, November 16, 2008, 7pm
A Lecture / Storytelling Concert

Learn the fascinating journey of the Oud (Middle Eastern Lute) from
Baghdad, Iraq to Andalusia, Spain and the amazing master musician who
changed the music of Europe. A lecture and demonstration of the
Jewish and Arabic music that originated in Andalusia, and the 600
years of Moorish Arab role in Spain, as well as the mutual influences
between these traditions and the Christian music tradition of Spain.

Location: Grand Vision Event Center,
434 W. 6th St. San Pedro 90731
Admission: $15 in advance $17 at the door
For tickets and more information: www.grandvision.org

Saturday, December 6, 2008, 7:30pm

Shaari Tora Congregation
Light in the Darkness

The Yuval Ron Ensemble in Concert
Israeli-Yemenite vocalist Maya Haddi

An evening of devotional Hebrew music of the various ethnic Jewish
communities (“Edot”) of Israel including the Jewish Yemenite, Jewish
Moroccan, Ashkenazi (East European Jewish), Jewish-Bukhari and Iraqi-
Jewish music traditions. A celebration of music, dance and story
telling in honor of Hanukkah, Festival of Lights. The concert will
begin with a Havdala ritual led by Rabbi Michael Barcley.

Location: Shaari Tora, 550 S. Second Ave
Arcadia CA 91006
Admission: $25.00 for reserved seats $15.00 for general admission
For more information and reservations: (626) 445-0810 Please leave a
message if no one answers
or email office@shaareitorah.org or president@shaareitorah.org

Parking: Free on site and on surrounding streets.
Please do not block driveways or fire hydrants.
Havdalah will be at 7:00pm with the concert starting at 7:30pm.

Sunday, December 7, 2008, 4pm
The Center for the Visual & Performing Arts
Muslim, Jewish and Christian Harmony
in the Golden Age of Spain

Lecture Demonstration
Yuval Ron
Location: The Performing Arts Center at Sage Granada Park United
Methodist Church
1850 W. Hellman Avenue Alhambra, CA 91803
Admission: Suggested donation $10 in advance, $15 at the door.
For tickets and more information: (626) 230-5435 or bizwind@yahoo.com

Up Coming Events in 2009:
May 23 – June 4, 2009
Spiritual Musical Journey Tour to Morocco
with the
The Yuval Ron Ensemble

Yuval and the entire Ensemble invite you to travel with them to meet
the tribal musicians and dancers of Morocco and to share this
extraordinary musical experience. Together we will explore the
wonders of this ancient civilization and its many mystical music and
dance traditions.

Monday, June 1, 2009, 4:30 pm
Fez Sacred Music Presents
The Yuval Ron Ensemble in Concert
vocalist Najwa Gibran
Location: Batha Museum of Moroccan Arts, Fez, Morocco
For more information: http://www.fesfestival.com/2008/index.php