Jewish Museum & Cultural Center

Summer Music Series

The Zelma G. Rivin Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Music Series


Purchase your tickets:
Entire Series:

Favorite Romances / Simon LaPointe and Charles Woodward               

A Night of Klezmer Music / 
 The Frailache Klezmer Band                 

Songs By Jewish Composers / Ellen Golliher and James Kosnick
The Great American Songbook / The Virginia Chorale                       

Advance tickets are $20 per show  or $75 for entire series available until June 20th.
 After June 20th, tickets are $25 at the door.
Students and Military ( with ID) are $10 each concert.

All concerts begin at 7:30 PM


Favorite Romances and Encores for Violin and Piano

Exciting pieces, familiar to most listeners, performed by two of our local favorites


            Simon LaPointe,  violin                     Charles Woodward,   piano

July  5th

The Frailache Klezmer Band

Klezmer is a musical tradition of the Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern Europe. The professional musicians were called Klezmorim. The genre originally consisted largely of dance tunes and instrumental display pieces and evolved in America to include American jazz sounds.



                             The Frailache Klezmer Band


Songs By Jewish Composers

 Nineteenth and twentieth century songs, mixing musical styles and emotional themes, including information about each composer and his or her historical and relative importance


     Ellen Golliher,  soprano                             James W. Kosnick, piano

            August 16th

The Virginia Chorale sings the Great American Songbook

Enduring popular and jazz standards by Gershwin, Berlin, Porter, Ellington, Arlen, Rodgers, and more, sung by Virginia’s premier professional choral ensemble


                               The Virginia Chorale
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