Jewish Music Series: The Bridge Players, Classical

Cellist, violinist, and pianist standing together with their instruments

Chamber music for violin, cello and piano by two Jewish composers: Felix Mendelssohn – grandson of Moses Mendelssohn, founder of Haskalah “the Jewish Enlightenment” – and Sonoma State Music Professor and Director of Jewish Studies, Brian S. Wilson. Selections will include one of Mendelssohn’s Piano Trios; Wilson’s “Alchunun” for Piano Trio; and “Jumping in the Bay” for solo violin. 


Randall Weiss, violin

Victoria Erlich, cello

Marilyn Thompson, piano 


The Bridge Players include Randall Weiss and Leslie Ludena (violins), Natalia Vershilova (viola), Victoria Ehrlich (cello), and Marilyn Thompson (piano). The Players reside in the San Francisco Bay Area and regularly perform chamber music throughout Northern California. Since 2001, they have been ensemble-in-residence for Music in the Mishkan, a chamber music series at Congregation Sha’ar Zahav in San Francisco.

The Bridge Players Website


Health and Safety for the 2021-22 Season

Beginning September 20, 2021, we will be implementing the following safety procedures for the 2021-22 Season. 

  • Masks are required when indoors for everyone. 
  • All audience members will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or a negative COVID-19 test, for indoor seating at the Green Music Center. 

This includes audience members of all ages. For more information about our health and safety guidelines visit: 

*All in-person performances are subject to change if necessary. Notice will be given if a change occurs.
Schroeder Hall
Date and Time Ticket Link
Thursday, September, 23, 2021, 5:30pm