Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Searle Friedman, Founder
Conductor: David Millard
Accompanist: Elliott Dainow
Tuesdays, 7:30–9:30 pm
The largest, best, and ONLY Yiddish choir west of Winnipeg, the Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir performs the music of the Jewish people in Yiddish, Hebrew, Ladino and English, as well as other languages of countries where Jews have lived.
The Choir performs for holiday celebrations and special events at the Peretz Centre and in the Jewish and mainstream communities. It also holds an annual Spring Concert each June.
Major works performed in recent years have included Rozhinkes mit mandlen, Yomervokhets (Jabberwocky), In Amerike, Benyomin der driter, Ikh bin a Yid, Oyb nit nokh hekher, and excerpts from Di yam gazlonim(Pirates of Penzance, translated into Yiddish by Al Grand).
Come join us on Tuesday evenings for some great music!