“I hope to have a Hanukkah song we can sing in many different languages and share worldwide.”
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Happy Hanukkah! The Be’chol Lashon team sat down with Brazilian-born Jewish Ladino opera singer, Carla Sutton Berg, to chat about her new Hanukkah song. Carla is an Educational Psychologist, artist, composer, and multicultural singer. Below is a translation of excerpts from our conversation with her, followed by the original Portuguese.
My vision now is not of my own success, but of continuing to build out this community. Sephardic culture is world culture.
I’m not sure who is more surprised, me or my mother, that my career in Ladino continues to flourish two decades on.
Twenty years ago, I told my mother that I wanted to start a Ladino rock band.