On Sunday, April 6th at 11 am at YIVO, join Klezmatics lead singer Lorin Sklamberg,
Professor Mark Slobin, and top archivists, scholars and performers of Yiddish music
for Passing the Torch: Jewish Music Archives and the Future of Yiddish Song. How can
Jewish music archives foster new performance and scholarship? This symposium
explores the folklorists and musicologists who collected Yiddish folk music, and the
role of music archives in stimulating new work today.
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The Pro Musica Hebraica concert with Evgeny Kissin was reviewed in the Washington Post. It speaks well that the power of Yiddish alongside the power of Jewish musical works was so well recognized. Kudos to Kissin for a great performance.
THE KLEZMATICS present HAVANA NAGILA featuring ARTURO O’FARRILL, SOFIA REI, LEWIS KAHN, REINALDO DE JESUS & OTHERS
Sunday, March 23 at 5:00pm
The Town Hall in New York, New York
Havana Nagila is a joyful celebration of New York’s unique Latin and Jewish musical heritages. The Klezmatics update historic Yiddish tunes for contemporary listeners, creating a Grammy-winning style emulated worldwide. This spring, they will team up to craft an unforgettable evening with renowned Latin pianist & composer Arturo O’Farrill, Sofia Rei, Lewis Kahn, Reinaldo de Jesus and others
“D’var Shirah will explore the intersection of Jewish text and music, recognizing the inspiration that one brings to the other, and the creative possibilities to be found within that synthesis.”
The Academy for Jewish Religion invited you to experience a one-night only, pre-Pesach encounter between instrumentalists, vocalists, and spoken-word artists.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
7:30 p.m., followed by a dessert reception for all.
Museum at Eldridge Street
The historic synagogue space on New York City’s Lower East Side.
LOCATION: 12 Eldridge Street