Zemel Choir to amplify WJR’s Ukraine appeal

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Zemel Choir to amplify WJR’s Ukraine appeal

Jewish Ukrainian composers on the musical bill at charity performance on 11 December.

Zemel by Yaffa Judah Photography
Zemel by Yaffa Judah Photography

Jewish Ukrainian composers are on the musical bill when the internationally celebrated mixed-voice Zemel choir performs on 11th December.

The concert is a key fundraiser for World Jewish Relief’s Ukraine crisis appeal and celebrates European Jewish culture and the upcoming festival of Chanukah.

Featuring compositions by composers including Bloch, Janowski and Finkelstein, guest soloists include Cantor Robert Brody, Cantor Paul Heller, Ann Sadan, and Benjamin Seifert accompanied by Dr Franklyn Gellnick.

The British ambassador to Ukraine, H E Melinda Simmons will make an online address from Ukraine. The President of the WJR and former president of the Board of Deputies, Henry Grunwald OBE KC is compering the evening.

The 40-strong Zemel Choir was established by Dudley Cohen in 1955.

Tickets and venue details are available at www.zemelchoir.org/wjr and all proceeds go to World Jewish Relief.


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