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In the Media

Starfield Composer Announces US Concert With Symphony

November 17, 2022

Article by Andrew Heaton, GameRant

Interview with Inon Zur on Syberia: The World Before and More

November 1, 2022

Article by Patrick Gann, RPGFan

The Los Angeles Jewish Symphony and Inon Zur present a world premiere

October 26, 2022

Interview by Kate RemingtonMusic Respawn (WSHU Public Radio)

What’s Happening

The Music of Inon Zur featuring Emily Bear

Sunday, November 20, 2022
@ 7:00PM

Aşkina

Sunday, June 12, 2022
@6:30PM

A Patchwork of Cultures – 2022

Sunday, February 27, 2022
@ 3:00PM

Violins of Hope

Sunday, December 12, 2021
@ 7:00PM

Women’s Voices, Women’s Souls

Sunday, October 17, 2021
@ 7:30PM

A World of Jewish Music

Sunday, August 22, 2021
@ 2:00PM

Shake My Faith

Saturday, March 27, 2021
@ 7:00PM

Stories from the Violins of Hope – Virtual

Sunday, January 31, 2021
@ 2:00PM

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This past Tuesday, we were all asked to partake in a global day of giving. We know that you, our supporters, also support worthy global causes. Issues are great: world hunger, climate change, Israel, Ukraine, homelessness. We respect your choices and are grateful for those who choose to support our mission as well.We are blessed with your gift and I am personally grateful to you for allowing me the privilege of creating music programs that highlight the Jewish experience. Thank you for helping us in our effort to build bridges of understanding within our community and beyond. ... See MoreSee Less
It has been our privilege to present music of the Jewish experience to the people of Los Angeles and beyond for nearly 30 years. All that we do is made possible by our community – from our government funders, with their outstanding commitment to funding local arts organizations; to our incredible collaborators and musicians, who have helped us produce a stunning and innovative series of programs; to our donors small and large, without whom we would be unable to play a single note.We are so thankful for our LAJS family. Your support and dedication allows us to continue presenting Jewish music as a bridge, bringing together people from all walks of life and creating harmony for current and future generations.Click the link below to donate to the LAJS through our secure donation link!lajs.org/donate/ ... See MoreSee Less
We are so grateful to all those who joined us for last night's incredible evening dedicated to the music of award-winning Israeli-American videogame composer, Inon Zur!Thank you to Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts for the vision to take on such a trailblazing program and your willingness to bring these epic scores from the insulary world of gamers' headphones into the tangible space of the concert hall.Huge thanks to featured artists: Grammy and Emmy Award-winner and piano phenom Emily Bear - MLE, avid gamer and Classical California KUSC Radio host Jennifer Miller Hammel - KUSC, videogaming franchise vocalist Jillian Aversa, duduk stylings of Leo Chelyapov, the astounding talents of Tonality vocal ensemble under Artistic Director Alexander Lloyd Blake, and the man of the hour, composer Inon Zur making a guest appearance at the piano.And the greatest thanks of all goes out to you, our wonderful LAJS family - without your support and the support of all classical music concert-goers, programs like this would not be possible. We remain ever-grateful for your investment in our mission and your willingness to explore with us the depth and breadth of music of the Jewish experience. Thank you, thank you. ... See MoreSee Less