06.06.2011 4.Siwan, 5771 Tag 48 des Omer
Bach, Mendelssohn and Mozart in nature
The music chief of the Abu Ghosh festival always knew she'd be a conductor.
Twice a year, at Shavuot and Sukkot, there's a pilgrimage to a hill overlooking the village of Abu Ghosh west of Jerusalem. On the hilltop sits the Kiryat Yearim Church – "a Protestant church in the heart of a Muslim village where Jews sing Catholic music. It is the epitome of tolerance and acknowledgment of the other," says Hana Tzur, musician, conductor and musical director of the Abu Ghosh Vocal Music Festival….