Yasmine Levy

Yasmin Levy

Monday, February 28, 2011 at 8 pm, Kenan Auditorium
Co-presented with UNCW Hillel

Israeli singer Yasmin Levy is of a new generation of musicians who are preserving and re-defining the most beautiful songs from Ladino/Juedeo-Spanish heritage and mixing it with Andalusian Flamneco and Middle Eastern influences. Hers is a deep, spiritual and moving style of singing and we are proud to be part of her U.S. tour for the coming season. Levy will be joined by an exceptional group of musicians including Yechiel Hasson, guitar; Vardan Hovanissian, flute, duduk, ney, clarinet; Miles Danso, electric double bass; and Ishay Amir, percussion.

Here surely is the next world music superstar. -London's Guardian

Tickets $22 public, $18 senior citizens, faculty/staff, $8 non-UNCW students, $6 UNCW students. Call Kenan Box Office 910.962.3500 or buy tickets online.

Above & Beyond

Yasmin Levy conducts a lecture/demonstration on the history of Ladino music and culture, Monday, February 28, TBD. Free and open to students, faculty/staff and the public. Seating is limited. RSVP to artsinaction@uncw.edu.

About the Arts in Action Performance Series

The Arts in Action Performance Series seeks to culturally enrich, educate and entertain both students and the Wilmington community through the presentation of diverse programs featuring professional, high-quality performing artists. The series is supported by grants from the North Carolina Arts Council, a Division of the Department of Resources with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, South Arts, and National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts.

UNCW Presents is a member of the NC Presenters Consortium. The 150 member venues of the NC Presenters Consortium may be visited at www.ncpresenters.org.

 


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