A classic supernatural tale gets the operatic treatment at the Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival

By Steve Sucato How far would you go to be with the one you love? That is the central question in Ofer Ben-Amots‘ multimedia chamber opera The Dybbuk: Between Two Worlds. This retelling of S. Ansky‘s seminal 1914 Yiddish play of the same name is presented by the Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival April 25 and 28, at the New Hazlett Theater. Part of the Pittsburgh Symphony‘s Music for … Continue reading A classic supernatural tale gets the operatic treatment at the Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival

Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival presents Ofer Ben-Amots’ ‘The Dybbuk: Between Two Worlds’

Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival presents The Dybbuk: Between Two Worlds, the classic tale of love and mystical possession in a new adaptation April 25 and 28 at 7:30pm at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square, Northside. A young woman, Leah, near-death, awakens to the whisper of a clarinet.  She slowly realizes the sound is the spirit of her dead lover Hannan.  As the rest of … Continue reading Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival presents Ofer Ben-Amots’ ‘The Dybbuk: Between Two Worlds’