Music

saturday/28

Israeli JazzFest. Performance by Third World Love, with pre-concert talk by Anat Cohen. 8 p.m. Also April 29 performances by Eli Degibri and Kevin Hays at 3 p.m., and 3 Cohens and Gilad Hekselman Trio at 7 p.m. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. $25-$35. www.israelijazzfest.org.

“Israel in Egypt.” San Francisco Choral Society performs Handel’s oratorio. At Calvary Presbyterian Church, 2515 Fillmore St., S.F. 8 p.m. Also April 29 at 4 p.m. $26-$32. www.cityboxoffice.com.

sunday/29

“Remembering Adrienne Cooper in Song.” Jillian Tallmer leads Yiddish sing-along honoring the Oakland native who sang, taught and curated Yiddish music. At BJE Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 1:30 p.m. Free. www.bjesf.org/events.htm.

thursday/3

“The Life and Poetry of Rachel the Poet.” Musical tribute to Hebrew poet Rachel Bluwstein by singer Rivka Amado. At BJE Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 7 p.m. Free. www.lehrhaus.org.

friday/4

Selected works of Leonard Bernstein. Performance by Kimberly Gelbwasser. Includes lunch. For ages 55 and older. At Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 12 p.m. $5-$7.50. RSVP by April 30 to (408) 357-7488. www.siliconvalleyjcc.org.

sunday/6

“An Evening with Marvin Hamlisch.” Songs and stories with the award-winning Broadway and film composer. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 4 p.m. $72-$85. www.jccsf.org. (See story, 21)

wednesday/9

“The Musical Genius of Leonard Cohen.” Listen to Cohen’s songs and learn about the Jewish texts that inspired them. Also May 16. At Congregation Beth Chaim, 1800 Holbrook Drive, Danville. 7 p.m. Free. RSVP to (925) 736-7146. www.bethchaim.com.