Yale Strom to Perform Music From New Album at SDSU Hanukkah Concertby Brie Stimson November 13, 2018
Yale Strom, the esteemed local violinist, filmmaker and San Diego State University (SDSU) artist-in-residence, will be performing Hanukkah songs along with other world-renowned musicians know as his “broken consort” this December from their new Album “Shimmering Lights” at the Smith Recital Hall at SDSU.
“Shimmering Lights” is a collection of traditional and modern Hanukkah songs and instrumentals. The sound on the album is influenced by world music, blues, bluegrass, jazz, classical klezmer, Arabic and rock improvisation.
Contributing artists include violinist Sara Caswell, guitarists Fred Benedetti and Amos Hoffman-oud, bassist Jeff Pekarek, cellist Alex Greenbaum, violist David Wallace and singer Elizabeth Schwartz.
Strom is also known for his music with his klezmer band Hot Pstromi.
The concert, on Dec. 4 at 7 p.m., is part of the university’s Jewish Studies Program. It is free and open to the public.