"Within My Heart a Blind Bird is Imprisoned": Leah Goldberg's Poetry in Concert

Soprano: Prof. Sharon Rostorf-Zamir, Piano: Marc Verter, music by Stella Lerner, translations by Avshalom Guissin
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19:30 - 22:00
Holywell Music Room
Holywell St
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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A unique Anglo-Israeli, Hebrew-English artistic project, combining the arts of music, poetry, translation and scholarship.

The UK Premiere of an Art-Song (Lied) programme by composer Stella Lerner – one of the most fascinating talents to emerge in Israel in recent years –interpreting poems by Leah Goldberg (1911-1970), an iconic Hebrew-Israeli poet.

Soprano: Prof. Sharon Rostorf-Zamir.
Piano: Marc Verter.

The songs will be performed in the original Hebrew and in English, with translations by Avshalom Guissin. The concert will be followed by a panel discussion.

Free and open to all with a retiring collection. Booking is advised.

In collaboration with TORCH - The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities | Creative Multilingualism | Wadham College | Oxford Centre For Hebrew and Jewish Studies.