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Cultural and Performing Arts Events | PJCC
The Cultural and Performing Arts Department of the Peninsula Jewish Community Center offers high-quality, multi-disciplinary arts programming and cultural opportunities. Intimate performances, lectures, art exhibits and workshops, featuring emerging and established artists and thinkers, will strive to entertain, educate and enlighten.
The PJCC is proud to be a part of the Initiative on Jewish Peoplehood presenting educational and cultural programs that explore Jewish heritage, identity, and community. This initiative is co-funded by the Koret Foundation and the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture.
PJCC | Cultural Arts Events: Concerts, Theater, Lectures, Exhibits
A Musical Conversation with Cellist Amit Peled
World renowned cellist, Amit Peled's musical selections, passionate performance and personal story will take you on an emotionally stimulating ride through Peled's Jewish journey. Voted by Musical America as one of the most Influential Music Professionals of 2015, Peled's compelling performances break down barriers between performers and the audience, making the classical music experience more accessible to wider audiences. Peled will be performing with the historic Goffriller cello (1733) that belonged to the legendary musician Pablo Casals.Joined by Elizabeth Borowsky, piano. The 60-minute program is followed by a meet-the-artist-reception. Presented in partnership with Music at Kohl Mansion. Advance purchase recommended.
NOTE: This program will take place at Music at Kohl Mansion, Burlingame
Two Jews in a Room Bitching:Conversation with William Finn
William Finn, Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist of Falsettos, A New Brain, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee talks about his artistic process, career and the dream that inspired 'Jason's Bar Mitzvah,' the most moving Bar Mitzvah scene to hit the stage or screen. Join us for this live interview by journalist Laurie Winer, former theater critic for The Los Angeles Times. General Admission.
PJCC Members must purchase through PJCC Welcome Center for member rate. Hillbarn Subscribers mus purchase through Hillbarn Theatre Box office for member rate.
Up Close Concert: German Lopez
Brilliant young star of the timple (five-stringed plucked instrument), German Lopez performs in a duo program with guitarist Antonio Toledo and touches audiences with originally-arranged folk music of the Canary Islands. His music brings together Spanish flamenco, West African rhythmic structures, and a 21st century approach to 'island music.'Guests are greeted with wine and cheese and concert is followed by a 'Meet the Artists' dessert reception. It is our pleasure to reserve tables for parties of four or more. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Registration required.
Up Close Concert: VNote Ensemble
The VNote Ensemble gives voice to the hidden treasure of Venezuelan music. Original compositions, keen arrangements, adventurous jazz explorations, and great musicianship blend together to deliver a unique musical sound. Guests are greeted with wine and cheese and the 60-minute concert is followed by a 'Meet the Artists' dessert reception. It is our pleasure to reserve tables for parties of four or more. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Presented in partnership with Music at Kohl Mansion. Registration required.