Summer Music Series begins at JMCC

by | Jul 28, 2021 | What’s Happening

Originally published in the June 28, 2021 issue.

Wednesdays, July 7, July 14, July 28, August 14, August 18, 7:30 pm

The Jewish Museum and Cultural Center presents The Zelma G. Rivin Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Music Series each year. The 2021 season features five performances, all of which will be live streamed with limited in-person seating.

Solo pianist Christopher Kypros will kick off the series on Wednesday, July 7. Kyphos is an award-winning composer, choral conductor, and musical director.

Solo violinist Pavel Ilyashov performs Wednesday, July 14. Pavel is a full-time member of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra and a substitute violinist with the Philadelphia and Chicago symphony orchestras.

Solo guitarist Sam Dorsey, who has performed with the Virginia Symphony, Virginia Opera, Virginia Stage Company, and the Virginia Beach Symphony, performs on Wednesday, July 28.

The Alma Ensemble Chamber Trio will perform Wednesday August 14. Flutist, Sarah Wardle Jones, pianist, Erica Sipes, and Clarinetist Michelle Smith Johnson comprise this ensemble, which prioritizes performing music by women composers.

The series concludes with singing and dancing with the return of The Frailache Klezmer Band. A surprise soloist will accompany them on August 18.