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About This Event

Time: March 26, 2020, 7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. EDT

Ticket: Free, Registration Not Required

Location: Montgomery College
Music Building, Room 126
51 Mannakee Street
Rockville, MD 20850
United States

Co-presented with:

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  • Flory Jagoda. Portrait by Tom Pich
  • Flory Jagoda. Portrait by Tom Pich

This event has been canceled. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is closely monitoring the rapidly changing situation with COVID-19 (the coronavirus). The safety and well-being of our event attendees, program participants, and staff are our highest priority. Thank you for your understanding. We appreciate your interest in the Museum and hope you will join us at a future program.

La Nona Kanta is a tale of survival and courage. The program is a celebration of the life and work of Flory Altarac Jagoda, the National Heritage Award-winning, Bosnian-born, Sephardic singer and composer, with live music by Susan Gaeta, Tina Chancey, and Howard Bass of Sephardic ensemble Trio Sefardi. 

Discover how Flory turned the tragic fate of her family and Balkan Sephardic culture into a celebration of five centuries of faith and tradition, giving meaning to the rest of her life and delighting audiences worldwide. 

Join the Museum’s National Institute for Holocaust Documentation to explore archival family photographs, still images, original animation, and interviews of Flory, who shares the true story of how music helped her to escape from Nazi-occupied Yugoslavia as a teenager.

Musical Ensemble
Trio Sefardi

This program is free, and no tickets are required.

For more information, please contact Dawn Avery at 240.567.5209 or