International Academic Conference - Let The Lord Inspire A Concert: Jews In the Italian Musical Life 1450 to the Present

International Academic Conference - “Let the Lord Inspire a Concert”: Jews in Italian Musical Life, 1450 to the Present

Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022 (10 a.m.–5:30 p.m.)

Presented by ASU Center for Jewish Studies

At the ASU University Club Tempe 425 E University Dr. Tempe, AZ 85281

This conference is free and open to the public and is being offered both in-person and online.

To register to take part in this conference, please visit 

 Download Program Here



KABBALAT SHABBAT (in-person or online)

Kabbalat Shabbat all'Italia.  

Friday, Nov. 4, 5:45–6:30 p.m. at Beth El Congregation, 1118 W Glendale Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85021, USA. 

Registration is not required.  No dinner will be served unless previously arranged through Beth El. 

To watch Kabbalat Shabbat all'Italia on Facebook please follow this link at 5:45 p.m. on Friday, Nov.4.

CONCERT (both In-person and online): Illumination:  Italian Jewish Music Rediscovered

Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022 (7:30–9 p.m.)  

ASU Music Building, Katzin Concert Hall, 50 E Gammage Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281

Free parking is available in the Gammage lot

There will be a Dessert Reception Following Concert.

The concert is being offered in-person (free for students with ID, Mirabella residents and university faculty/staff are also free, but must reserve tickets ahead of time.  All other tickets are $12 per person and must be ordered ahead of time).  

Order tickets by visiting: 


If you have a problem ordering tickets please email directly and we’ll take care of them.

To watch the concert on-line, for free, on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. visit YouTube at

University Club Tempe

For more information contact:

Lisa Kaplan
Jewish Studies