Very good indeed. Magevet is the premier Jewish, Hebrew and Israeli a cappella group of
Magevet’s repertoire includes a mix of Renaissance pieces, Israeli pop, Yiddish love songs, a Yemenite nashid, and a 5/4 ode to a coffeepot a la Dave Brubeck. The singers mix beautiful music with a spunky sense of humor, bringing a refreshing atmosphere to their concerts.
Magevet’s members are extremely talented vocalists, diverse and, not surprisingly—they do go to Yale—smart. The group has earned international renown for its varied, innovative repertoire and its warm, interactive performance style. You have several chances to hear them.
On Friday Jan. 12, beginning at 5:45 p.m., Magevet will sing at Shabbat evening services at B’nai Israel Congregation in
On Saturday Jan. 13 Magevet will perform in concert at Northshore Jewish Congregation in Mandeville, beginning at 8 p.m. This concert is open to the public and free of charge.
And, finally, on Sunday Jan. 14 at 10:45 a.m. Magevet will sing at
Magevet tours internationally and within the
The college students that comprise Magevet are seeking home hospitality on Wednesday Jan. 9. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you can house 2 or more members of the group for the night.
So what’s up with the “towel” name? Legend has it that the group was started by a bunch of Jewish guys singing in a sauna. The name has clung to them every since.