Wonderful Wednesdays at The Jewish Museum and Cultural Center

by | Jun 23, 2022 | What’s Happening

Wednesday, July 6, 13, 20 and August 24, 7 pm

The Jewish Museum and Cultural Center sponsors The Zelma G. Rivin Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Music Series each summer with a diverse lineup. This year is no exception.

All concerts are held at The Jewish Museum, also known as Chevra T’hillim, in Portsmouth. Chevra T’hilllim is a historic example of Eastern European Jewish Orthodoxy, which is recognized by the National Trust for Historic preservation and is on the Virginia Historic Register.

The Music Series kicks off on Wednesday, July 6 with soprano vocalist Billye Brown Youmanns accompanied by pianist Valletta Fellenbaum.

On Wednesday, July 13, John Bullard will perform on classical banjo accompanied by Markus Compton on keyboard.

The Wednesday, July 20 concert will feature The Alma Ensemble Chamber Trio, with flutist Sarah Wardle Jones, clarinetist Michelle Smith Johnson, and pianist Erica Sipes.

The season concludes on Wednesday, August 24 with solo pianist, Lynne Mackey.

Information on performers can be found at www.jewishmuseumportsmouth.org. Tickets may also be purchased through the site. Tickets cost $20 per performance in advance, and $25 at the door. All four performances may be purchased for a discount rate of $75. Concerts will also be live-streamed and all begin at 7 pm.

The Jewish Museum and Cultural Center strives to preserve the Jewish History of Hampton Roads and recognize the contributions of Tidewater Jewry to the growth and development of the area. It is located at 607 Effingham Street in Portsmouth.

Karen Plotnick