From Paris to Peretz: A Musical Tour with JPPC

Tickets now on sale!
Sunday, May 31, 2015
4:30 PM
New York City
From Paris to Peretz: A Musical Tour
Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus
Conductor Binyumen Schaechter
Featured soloists
Cantor Joel Caplan
Di Shekhter-tekhter (Reyna & Temma)
Description below

This year’s concert takes you across the ocean,
featuring old and new Yiddish songs
about Paris, Spain, Poland, Ukraine, Israel and elsewhere –
including the songs
Beltz (in Moldavia)
Rumeynye (Romania)
Varshe (Warsaw)
Vilna (Vilnius)
Ba di taykhn fun Bovl

(By the Waters of Babylon)

And musical settings of works by
I.L. Peretz,
The Father of Yiddish Literature

The cantata
Oyb nisht nokh hekher
(If Not Higher Still)
And his poem
Ale mentshn zaynen brider
(All People Are Brothers)
inspired by and set to
Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy”
Oh, and this will be a Beethoven World Premiere –
an instrumental section of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony
newly adapted for chorus!
English translations provided
Symphony Space
2537 Broadway (corner 95th Street)
New York City
Tickets: $40, $25; groups of 15 or more: $30, $20
Get Tickets Here
(212) 864-5400