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Ten Ways in Which the “Selichot Season” Concert of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra Differs From a Concert Anywhere Else in the World

October 5, 2008 by

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Ten Ways in Which the “Selichot Season” Concert of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra Differs From a Concert Anywhere Else in the World

  1. The concert begins when a world-famous clarinetist enters from the back row playing Yerushalayim Shel Zahav (Jerusalem of Gold), encouraging the audience to sing along as he makes his way through the aisles.
  2. In between musical pieces the aforementioned clarinetist uses his instrument to blast a Tekia, Shvarim, Truah, Tekia, sounding even better than a real shofar! (Could’ve fooled me.)
  3. Three cell phones go off during the slow, quiet mandolin solo, destroying the audience’s rapt concentration. To Full Post

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