ESEM - Sephardic Music
ESEM, Montreal, CANADA base ensemble, aims to reconcile tradition and creation. Sephardic traditional music has its origins in medieval Spain. In the fifteenth century, more than 200,000 Jews leave Spain to head mainly to North Africa and the countries of the former Ottoman Empire. In recent years, ESEM is devoted primarily to the Sephardic repertoire from the countries of the former Ottoman Empire.