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May 15

Lewandowski Chorale to play at Arcadia, close to BE

Two of our Choir members, Jessica Sherman & Leigh Sussman, sing with the Lewandowski Chorale, which will be holding a special evening to be held at Villa Arcadia, just up the road from the shul, on 24 May 2014. You are invited to attend.

The Lewandowski Chorale, under the baton of Adam Golding, is a group of musicians dedicated

to the revival of classical Jewish liturgical music in its original and unarranged form. In their two

years of existence, they have performed numerous times in Johannesburg, they have taken the

stage at the new Soweto Theatre and they have performed at the prestigious Lewandowski

Festival in Berlin.

Arcadia, the second Parktown home to the Phillips Family, was a place of art, music and culture.

Sir Lionel and Lady Florence were the founders of the Johannesburg Art Gallery and they

commissioned Sir Herbert Baker to design an extension to their home – a music room. The home

spent a large portion of its life being used as a Jewish Orphanage and the Music Room was

converted into a synagogue. After a short tour through this magnificent mansion, we will be

treated to a recital by the Lewandowski Chorale.

Date: Saturday 24 May 2014

Time: The Tour will begin at 5pm and the Concert will take place from 7pm to 8pm

Venue: Villa Arcadia, 22 Oxford Road, Parktown (Hollard Insurance)

Tickets: Available from Computicket

Cost: Concert and tour: R150 for Johannesburg Heritage Foundation members, R180 for

non members

Concert only: R80 for members and R110 for non members

Contact: Eira Bond, Tel 011 4823349, mail@joburgheritage.co.za