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Fray, CD release, Toronto, ON, Canada, 28 Apr, 2013

Lenka LichtenbergEMBRACE
Concert & CD Release Celebration

April 28, 2013, 8 PM

Glenn Gould Studio,
250 Front Street West,
Toronto, Ont

Embrace is the energetic, bold second release of the Canadian world-music group, Fray (“free” in Yiddish)—headlined by the multi-faceted, award-winning international recording artist, Lenka Lichtenberg: composer, vocalist and songwriter. Continuing in the tradition of Fray’s eponymous debut album, Embrace boldly forges uncharted terrain in new Yiddish music drawing on both traditional songs as well as contemporary Yiddish poetry. With Canada’s leading Indo-Canadian and world-jazz players: Ravi Naimpally (tabla, darbuka), Alan Hetherington (drums, percussion), Ernie Tollar (flutes, saxophones), John Gzowski (guitars, oud), and Chris Gartner (bass), and special guests David Buchbinder (trumpet), Hugh Marsh (violin), Roula Said (qanun), Kinneret Sagee (clarinet), and Eric Stein (mandolin).

Tickets: $25 | $15 for students / seniors

For details and music visit www.lenkalichtenberg.com

Presented as part of Yidish Tog / Yiddish Day: A community celebration presented by the Ashkenaz Festival, Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto, Committee for Yiddish, York University, Miles Nadal JCC, The Workman’s Circle, The Winchevsky Centre and the Friends of Yiddish.

Community Partner: Small World Music Festival

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