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September Lid Concert for UCL Virtual Foundation for Endangered Languages Annual Conference: FEL24
September 23, 2020 @ 19:30 - 20:30 UTC+0
Polina Shepherd solo concert, part of the UCL Conference Teaching and Learning Resources for Endangered Languages 23-25 September
19:30-20:30 UK time
The first evening of the conference will include September Lid a concert of Yiddish music by renowned performer Polina Shepherd.
Polina Shepherd was born in Siberia and grew up in a home where songs were often sung at the family table. When she was a young child, her family moved to Tatarstan, where she found herself drawn to the specific Islamic ornamentation and timbre of the area. This is still present in her unique vocal style. Now a globally renowned performer, composer, choir leader and cultural activist, she brings the songs of the Steppes and the Shtetl bang up to date with passion and haunting soul. Her latest projects are about bringing the world together. Polina will bring us a selection of her latest compositions. Come and enjoy a unique performance, full of beautiful, inspiring song.
This event is free. Please consider making a donation to FEL’s grant programme in lieu of a registration fee.
TALKS WILL TAKE PLACE IN THREE TIME BLOCKS: 8:00-12:00, 13:00-17:00 AND 18:00-22:00 (BST, UK TIME).
Conference web site: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/hebrew-jewish/events/2020/sep/online-foundation-endangered-languages-annual-conference-fel24
Sign up for the event here by 19 September 2020: https://fel24.eventbrite.co.uk/ Please use the same registration page whether you register for one, two or three days.