The Songs of Life Jewish Music Festival and Heritage Tour is a celebration of Jewish choral music, combining exceptional performances with impactful educational programs and historical tours. The Festival features the choral-orchestral masterpiece of Ernest Bloch, SACRED SERVICE.
Original music will be presented by Bulgarian Jewish composers, Benjamin Ashkenazy and Nikolai Kaufman, as well as compositions by award-winning Bulgarian composer, Georgi Andreev. This includes Ashkenazy’s worthy project, THE JEWISH SOUL, a unique Ladino project initiated to give Ladino music a place of honor in the concert hall.
Participants will also discover the poignant history of the Sephardic Jews while exploring the historic cities of Sofia and Plovdiv. Whether you are a musician or a person passionate about the Sephardic culture, this groundbreaking tour will be an unforgettable experience!