You’re invited to a great night of music at the Lennox and Addington County Museum in Napanee. On Thursday,October 24th at 7pm, join John David Williams Klezmer Quartet for a performance Live at the Museum.
Clarinetist John David Williams presents a concert set of traditional Klezmer music - the celebratory Jewish folk music originating in Eastern Europe, and thriving today in many forms around the world! Featuring the repertoire of the great klezmer clarinetists David Tarras and Natule Brandwein and other Klezmer gems, he and his Klezmer band will take you on a journey through this dynamic genre: moving lyrical horas, regal khosidls, and rollicking bulgars and freylekhs!
'Live at the Museum' is proudly presented by the County of Lennox & Addington. Tickets are $3 each and are available at the door. Find out more at www.CountyMuseum.ca or call 613-354-3027.
About the Presenter:
John David Williams is a clarinetist currently based in the Ottawa Valley. After studying classical music with the late world-renowned clarinetist Avrahm Galper and at the University of Toronto, John began his own study of improvisation, composition, and various folk traditions of the clarinet: traditional jazz, klezmer, and a variety of different European music styles. He has played mostly with Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Jaron Freeman-Fox and the Opposite of Everything, his duo with Emilyn Stam, and The Boxcar Boys. He has performed in China, Australia, throughout Europe, USA, and across Canada and can be heard on many acclaimed and award winning recordings (including Lemon Bucket's Juno nominated albums Lume, Lume and Moorka, The Opposites’ Canadian Folk Music Award winning self-titled album, and three releases that predominately feature his own compositions by The Boxcar Boys).