With seven solo albums to her credit, award-winning vocalist and composer Lenka Lichtenberg has performed worldwide. A graduate of Prague Music Conservatory and the ethnomusicology MA program at York, Lenka constantly innovates and expands her Czech and Jewish roots. Her Toronto-based band, Fray, features world music masters: Chris Gartner (bass), Alan Hetherington (pandeiro, drums), Ravi Naimpally (tabla, darbuka), and Demetri Petsalakis (oud, guitar, lyra). Special guests Kinneret Sagee (clarinet) and Jessica Deutsch (violin).
Lenka Lichtenberg & Fray
Join Lenka and Fray to celebrate their new release Yiddish Journey. This electrifying band and their special guests will present a hour of Lenka’s new compositions and traditional favourites. Their world music style embraces Indian, Middle Eastern and Brazilian sounds, yet is remarkably infused with Yiddishkayt! It is infectious live energy and soaring lyrical drama as they explore Yiddish roots and global sounds that are at once contemporary and timeless.