Daphna Mor (voice, winds, percussion) and Kane Mathis (oud) return to Los Corassones Avlan with an intimate acoustic musical performances inspired by the tradition of families, women and neighbors sitting together to make music, on Saturday night in Rhodes. The crossover of melodies includes Turkish, Greek, Judeo-español, Balkan and Mediterranean as well as liturgical hymns – Piyutim -from the Synagogue and liturgy.
Don’t miss it at Los Corassones Avlan, 148 West 4th Street on Saturday, November 9th at 6 pm.
Daphna Mor (recorders, voice, ney) has performed throughout Europe and the United States as both a soloist and ensemble player. Mor’s “astonishing virtuosity” (Chicago Tribune) has been heard in solo recitals in the United States, Croatia, Germany and Switzerland. She has performed as a soloist with the New York Collegium, the New York Early Music Ensemble, Little Orchestra Society, Apollo’s Fire and more, and as a member of the orchestra with the New York Philharmonic, New York City Opera and Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Also active in the world music community, Mor has performed in festivals and on stages worldwide. She can also be heard on Sting’s album If On A Winter’s Night for Deutsche Grammophon. Mor serves as the Music Director of Beineinu (www.beineinu.com) , a New York initiative dedicated to the modern cultivation of Jewish culture, and is a performer and teacher of liturgical music of the Jewish diaspora. She recently returned from India where she gave a master class of Piyutim- Liturgical jewish poetry- to the Jewish community in Mumbai, while learning new local indian ones.
Performing on the 21 string Mandinka Harp and the Turksh Oud, Kane Mathis renders complling interpretations of these traditional musics. Years of Study with generous Masters have given Kane rare opportunity to share these traditions with other cultures.
Daphna Mor and Kane Mathis collaborate in the ensemble East of the River which Daphna co founded with Nina Stern. With this ensemble they explore music from various traditions including the Balkans, Medeteranian, Armenian, Judeo Sephardi and more. www.eastoftherivermusic.com