Song of Solomon - Music by Jeff Hamburg  Thursday 24 May 2012 19.30

Marcel Beekman & Eleonore Pameijer

Marcel Beekman. Photo by Marco BorggreveThe arias sung in Hebrew (written by Spanish Jewish-medieval poets) are inspired by the original bible text. Composer Jeff Hamburg mixed traditional Jewish reciting with exotic Arabic influences. Playful folk rhytms interlace with graceful arabesques and expressive melodies.

Marcel Beekman - tenor
Dutch tenor Marcel Beekman [1969] is much in demand as a soloist for baroque and classical repertoire as for contemporary concert and operatic works. He has appeared with the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Orchestra of the 18th Century, Les Arts Florissants, Musica Antiqua Köln, the Academy of Ancient Music, Copenhagen Philharmonic, Real Filharmonía de Galicia, Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, Gulbenkian Lisbon, the ASKO|Schönberg and all major orchestras in the Netherlands under such conductors as Sir Simon Rattle, William Christie, Iván Fischer, Frans Brüggen, Reinbert de Leeuw, Rinaldo Alessandrini, Ed Spanjaard, Jos van Veldhoven, Richard Egarr, Yakov Kreizberg, Claus Peter Flor, Steven Sloane and Gennady Rhozdestvensky.

Eleonore Pameijer - flute
Trained mostly in Baroque, Classical and Romantic music, Eleonore has inspired many contemporary composers to write compositions especially for her. As a soloist she travels the world bringing to audiences the music in which she believes. Eleonore's dedication to a composition, whether old or new, results in exciting and authentic performances.

Reservations and Tickets
Reservations are neither required, nor necessary; there are always enough seats available. Tickets can be bought at the evening of the concert at the ticket counter of the Portuguese Synagogue (doors open from 19.00) or during opening times of the Synagogue.

Eleonore PameijerPlease keep in mind the synagogue is a 17th Century Monument: no electricity and no central heating.

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Visiting adress
Mr. Visserplein 3
1011 RD Amsterdam

The Synagogue is accessible for wheel chair users.