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Event Date: 05.23.2021
Part of the Revels Musical Connections series exploring musical traditions from around the world with intimate virtual experiences, including 45-minute salon-style performances with a variety of musical tradition bearers. Each performance will be hosted on Facebook Live and followed by a companion podcast produced in collaboration with and hosted by Maggie Holtzberg, Mass Cultural Council’s Folk Arts & Heritage Program Manager.
About the Artist: Beth Bahia Cohen is of Syrian Jewish and Russian Jewish heritage. Inspired early by the sounds she heard at family gatherings, she later studied with master musicians from Hungary, Greece, Turkey and the Middle East. She plays the violin, various Greek lyras, the Turkish bowed tanbur and more.