Peter Zisa and Friends: Season of Lights Free Holiday Concert
Peter Zisa and Friends’ Seventh Annual Season of Lights Concert, a special holiday gift to the Portland community. Drawing from the four corners of the Portland metro, the program and featured artists represent a collage of the cultural and faith traditions of the community: Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and Christian. Appearing with Peter are LaRhonda Steele and the Portland Interfaith Gospel Choir; Ida Rae Cahana (vocalist with Pink Martini) with Ed Krauss on clarinet (co-host of the Yiddish hour); dynamic ensemble Seffarine (singer Lamiae Naki and oud player/flamenco guitarist Nat Hulskamp; Carnatic performers: Vijayan Bhaskaran Nair (percussionist) & Sri Jayaprakash (violin), Yukiko Yamaguchi & LeeAnn McKenna of Thousand Waves. The program is a celebration of the holiday season that all the members of the community can attend and enjoy.
Admission is free. Donations accepted for the educational program Hand in Hand, a network of integrated schools in Israel, founded by Portland native Lee Gordon, that fosters and advances peaceful relations among Jewish, Palestinian, Muslim and Christian students.
Peter Zisa and Friends
First Christian Church
1314 SW Park Avenue