View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
 
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
 
Tres Hermanicas: Nell Snaidas, Daphna Mor and Shira Kammen
Frank & Katrina Basile Theater, Glick Indiana History Center
Indianapolis, IN
Share this event:
Get Tickets
There are no active dates for this event.


Event

Tres Hermanicas: Nell Snaidas, Daphna Mor and Shira Kammen
Tres Hermanicas (Nell Snaidas, Daphna Mor and Shira Kammen) bring the depth and sweetness of Sephardic songs and dances to the concert stage. Since music was so central to the daily lives of the Sephardim, particularly in the domain of women, they were able to preserve this astonishing musical heritage for 500 years by oral tradition.

Telling the stories of its people, the program celebrates the songs of the Sephardim, which are filled with tales of exile and courtship, family life, weddings and pranks, infectious rhythm and haunting melodies. This beautiful, poetic Ladino repertoire includes romanzas (ballads of love, loss and adventure), endechas (laments), piyyutim (lyrical embellishments of prayers), and koplas (strophic festival songs), some of which even feature recipes within their texts.

This unique concert will be curated especially for IEMF by Nell Snaidas.

Nell Snaidas has been praised by the New York Times for her beautiful soprano voice, melting passion and vocally ravishing performances. Her voice has also been described as remarkably pure with glints of rich sensuality (Vancouver Sun); and she has been called a model of luminous timbre and emotional intensity (Cleveland Plain Dealer).  

American-Uruguayan soprano Nell Snaidas began her career singing leading roles in zarzuelas at New York Citys Repertorio EspaƱol.  Specialization in Latin American and Spanish Baroque music has taken her all over Europe, North and Latin America. She has been invited to join many leading Early Music ensembles in the capacity of soloist, guitarist, and Iberian/New World language and repertoire consultant. These groups include Apollos Fire, The Seattle Baroque Orchestra, Ex Umbris, Ensemble Viscera, El Mundo, Chatham Baroque and at Music Festivals from the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Italy, to Germany, Austria and Switzerland. She has recorded for Sony Classical, Koch, Naxos and Dorian (for whom she served as language coach and soloist on 3 Spanish/New World Baroque recordings). Her latest recording as a featured soloist with El Mundo in this same repertoire has been nominated for a Grammy in the Best Small Ensemble category.

In addition to her busy performing career, Nell is the co-Artistic Director of "GEMAS: Early Music of the Americas. This concert series in NYC, devoted to the Early Music and Performers of Latin America and Canada, is a project of the Americas Society and GEMS (The Gotham Early Music Scene). More information can be found at www.gemsny.org/gemas.

The program offered aural rewards of many sorts...compelling little tales of courtship and exile, songs of faith and family, funny ballads and wistful laments. The program painted a vivid portrait of secular and sacred everyday life in medieval Spain and beyond, at once Iberian and Middle Eastern in flavor.

Chicago Tribune

The concert was led by guest curator and performer Nell Snaidas  a captivating storyteller and crystalline singer in everything she sang  Everything was executed with a stylish exuberance so infectious that audience members gladly sang and clapped along.

Chicago Tribune

Location

Frank & Katrina Basile Theater, Glick Indiana History Center (View)
450 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
United States


Categories

Music > Classical

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact


Contact us
Email
support@brownpapertickets.com
24/7 Customer Service
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
Resources
Careers
Developers
Help
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Locations
Event Producers
Create an Event
Pricing
Services
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Find out about local events
Get daily or weekly email notifications of new and discounted events in your neighborhood.
Sign up for local events
Connect with us
Follow us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Instagram
Watch us on YouTube
Read our blog
Get to know us
Use of this service is subject to the Terms of Usage, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy of Brown Paper Tickets. All rights reserved. © 2000-2019 Mobile EN ES FR