WHERE: USA_NY

…BESIDE the GOLDEN DOOR

“…BESIDE the GOLDEN DOOR”

Annual Concert for a Bold Spiritual Community of Resistance and Love

Sunday, May 21, 2017, 4 PM
130 W 30, NYC

The Emma Lazarus powerful 1883 sonnet, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, has served as a beacon of welcome and hope to generations of immigrants who came to our shores seeking refuge and freedom. We can revel in the chamber music, songs, liturgical settings, choral music and works for Yiddish theater created by immigrant composers, Bela Bartok, Ernest Bloch, Kurt Weill, Sholom Secunda, Irving Berlin, Miguel del Aguila, and Regina Spektor,

performed by

Elana Arian, violin/singer, Ivan Barenboim, clarinet, Adria Benjamin, viola, Tomoko Fujita, cello, John Riddle, tenor, Beth Robin, piano, Joyce Rosenzweig, pianist/conductor, Amanda Seigel, soprano, Sebu Sirinian, violin, Lisa Tipton, violin, Sally Wilfert, singer, Cantor Steve Zeidenberg, singer, and the CBST Community Chorus.


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‘When We Remembered Zion’: The New Budapest Orpheum Society Commemorates Yom HaShoah

‘When We Remembered Zion’: The New Budapest Orpheum Society Commemorates Yom HaShoah
Monday, April 24, 2017
Pre-concert talk at 6:30 pm by Dr. Philip V. Bohlman, Ludwig Rosenberger Distinguished Service Professor in Jewish History, University of Chicago
Concert at 7 PM

Drawing from repertories of Jewish song from the Holocaust gathered from the cabarets, camps, ghettos, theaters, and films New Budapest Orpheum Society bears witness to those murdered, those who resisted, and those who must not be forgotten. In this concert commemorating Yom HaShoah, the New Budapest Orpheum Society honors composers Hermann Leopoldi, Friedrich Hollander, Imré Kálmán,

Hans Eisler/Bertolt Brecht, and Erich Korngold, whose musical contributions trace
a path to the European Jewish past resounded once again.

Center for Jewish History | 15 West 16th Street | New York, NY 10011
This program is co-sponsored by the Leo Baeck Institute, the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, and the American Jewish Historical Society.


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Melodia Spring Concert Awakening the Spirit in NYC

Melodia’s spring concert Awakening the Spirit will feature the U.S. Premiere of John Rutter’s new work “Visions,” a powerful work that examines the spiritual, religious, and historic importance of Jerusalem as a symbol of “a utopian ideal of heavenly peace and seraphic bliss for redeemed humanity” in four movements.

The violin soloist performing this piece is the wonderful Areta Zhulla, an award-winning young artist who works and trains with Itzhak Perlman. I’ll enclose the details of the upcoming performances of this piece below, but please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you’d like this information in a different format. Thanks so much for considering adding this event to your calendar.

PERFORMERS
Melodia Women’s Choir led by Cynthia Powell, Areta Zhulla (violin), Rita Costanzi (harp), and an all-female string quintet: Rachell Wong, Robyn Quinnett, violins; Stephanie Griffin, viola; Kate Dillingham, cello; and Kathyrn Stewart, bass.…
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Rabbi Jeffrey Summit’s “Singing God’s Words” at Jewish Music Forum

On Monday, February 13, 2017 at 7pm, Rabbi Jeffrey A. Summit, Ph.D. will speak about his new book, Singing God’s Words: The Performance of Biblical Chant in Contemporary Judaism (Oxford University Press, 2016).

This book is the first in-depth study of the meaning and experience of chanting Torah among contemporary American Jews, describing how this ritual is shaped by such forces as digital technology, feminism and contemporary views of spirituality.

Rabbi Summit will be joined by discussants Dr. Mark Slobin, Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Emeritus at Weleyan University and Cantor Richard Cohn, Director, Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

Center for Jewish History | 15 West 16th Street | New York, NY 10011

This program is co-sponsored by the American Jewish Historical Society.


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Graduate Seminar on Topics in Jewish Music at YIVO

Graduate Seminar on Topics in Jewish Music
Taught by Dr. Neil Levin, Visiting Professor-in-Residence

This eight session graduate seminar, YIVO’s first such seminar in music, will embrace an array of topics within the wider spectrum of Jewish Studies related to the music of Jewish experience or connection—secular-cultural as well as sacred-liturgical aspects—according to the interests and pursuits of the participants.

This seminar is open to graduate students within any department at all colleges, universities or conservatories. It is not restricted to those within music departments per se, but also open to those pursuing Jewish Studies in general—especially history, literature, theatre, liturgy, or other sub-fields of Jewish Studies—who may have special interest in related music in terms of context and interdisciplinary consideration.

With prior approval, undergraduate (college, university, or conservatory) students may also be permitted to participate—both those with an interest in a particular area of Jewishly-related music and those who may be pursuing related term papers or projects.…
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New York Klezmer Series Lenka Lichtenberg & Fray

Lenka Lichtenberg & Fray appears in NYC   Dec. 6, 2016
Jalopy Theater and School of Music!! 315 Columbia Street Brooklyn, New York 11231

phone 718.395.3214 www.jalopy.biz
Workshop 6:30-8:00pm ($25)
Concert at 8:30pm ($15)

Come celebrate her new album Yiddish Journey

Toronto based, Czech born Lenka Lichtenberg singer, composer, songwriter, and chazanit. She has produced numerous recordings based on the European experience, including Yiddish songs, and her CD Breathing Walls, where she visited many old synagogues in Czech Republic, and joint projects with Yair Dalal.

“Klezmer: Music, History & Memory”

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“Klezmer: Music, History & Memory” presented by

The Jewish Music Forum: A project of the American Society for Jewish Music

Walter Zev Feldman, Visiting Professor of Music, NYU Abu Dhabi

Discussants: James Loeffler, Associate Professor of History, University of Virginia and

Glenn Dynner, Professor of Religion, Sarah Lawrence College

Wednesday, December 14th at 7pm

at The Center for Jewish History

15 West 16th Street, NY

Emerging in 16th-century Prague, the klezmer became a central cultural feature of the largest transnational Jewish community of modern times. This talk and roundtable discussion celebrates the recent publication of Feldman’s book, Klezmer: Music, History and Memory (OUP, 2016), the first comprehensive study of both the musical structure and the social history of the klezmer.

Walter Zev Feldman is a leading researcher in both Ottoman Turkish and Jewish music, and a performer on the klezmer dulcimer cimbal (tsimbl).


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“Israel in Three Anthems” Talk at Jewish Music Forum

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The Jewish Music Forum of The AmericanSociety for Jewish Music

“Israel in Three Anthems”

Michael A. Figueroa, Assistant Professor of Music, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Discussant: Brigid Cohen, Assistant Professor of Music, NYU

Monday, November 28th at 7pm. at the Center for Jewish History

15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011. Tickets are free and all programs are open to the public. Please rsvp to: info@jewishmusicforum.org.

This talk discusses how three anthems—“Ha-Tikva,” “L’Internationale,” and “Yerushalayim shel Zahav”— have helped shaped Israeli society, analyzing these songs as performances of collectivity representing the multifaceted nature of Zionism and the shifting political landscape in Israel.

Michael A. Figueroa is an ethnomusicologist whose work resides at the intersection of music and political consciousness in Middle Eastern and African American contexts.


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“Israel in Three Anthems” Lecture at CJH

Ha-Tikva, L’Internationale,
and Yerushalayim shel Zahav:

“Israel in Three Anthems”

A talk by Dr. Michael A. Figueroa, 

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Discussant: Dr. Brigid Cohen, Assistant Professor of Music, New York University

Monday, November 28, 2016 at 7pm.
Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10003

Admission is free. Please RSVP to info@jewishmusicforum.org

This presentation addresses three anthems that have helped shape Israeli society: “Ha-Tikva,” “L’Internationale,” and “Yerushalayim shel Zahav.” In light of three ideological facets represented by these songs—liberation, solidarity, and territoriality—Dr. Figueroa will discuss what constitutes an anthem in Jewish and Israeli history, theorizing a mode of performance he calls the “declamatory style,” in which vocal gestures that blur the distinction between speech and song portend the political value of musical performance.


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Klezmer: Music, History and Memory Lecture & Music at NYPL

Klezmer: Music, History and Memory: Aesthetic and Cultural Dimensions
published by Oxford University Press, Fall 2016

Lecture and Musical program
Thursday, December 22 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Mid-Manhattan Library, New York Public Library (NYPL)

455 5th Ave, New York, New York 10016


A lecture and musical program with Dr. Walter Zev Feldman (author, cimbal) and Deborah Strauss (violin)

This event is free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis, and is generously sponsored by the Dorot Jewish Division in cooperation with Yiddish New York and the Center for Traditional Music and Dance.

https://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2016/12/22/klezmer-music-history-and-memory
From the NYPL announcement:

Emerging in 16th century Prague, the klezmer became a central cultural feature of the largest transnational Jewish community of modern times – the Ashkenazim of Eastern Europe.
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To Life, To Laugh, L’chaim! Concert by Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus

Sunday, September 25, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
at
Merkin Concert Hall
129 West 67 Street, New York City
To Life, To Laugh, L’chaim!
A Centennial Celebration in Song 
of the Classic Yiddish Writer

Sholem Aleichem 

performed by the
Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus / JPPC
Binyumen Schaechter, Conductor
Seth Weinstein, Pianist
with featured soloists
Cantor Joel Caplan
and
Temma Schaechter (of Di Shekhter-tekhter)
For more information and to order tickets:
To hear a sampling of JPPC YouTube videos:
https://youtube.com/watch?v=kK2qAVmPYjc

New York

Binyumen (“Ben”) Schaechter will be performing this weekend at Carnegie Hall ! The show is called The Best of Anna Deavere Smith and is part of the opening weekend of festivities and performances to usher in the brand new 650-seat “jewel” Zankel Hall. Ben has been asked to be onstage to provide simultaneous Yiddish translation for two of her monologues, alternating lines and passages with Anna.

When: Saturday evening, September 13, 2003, 7:00 PM
Where: Zankel Hall, Seventh Avenue, between 56 and 57 Sts, NYC

Judith Berkson Presents Cantorial Music from the YIVO Archive

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015 at 7:00pm
YIVO Institute at The Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street
New York

Acclaimed singer musician Judith Berkson presents arrangements of music from the YIVO sound archives, including from unreleased and rare recordings from Eastern European cantorial singing from the “Golden Age” of Cantors. Berkson, Frank London, Lana Cencic, and Cleek Schrey, reinterpret the sounds of Chagy, Karniol and Sophie Kurtzer. Berkson has composed new music inspired by the YIVO sound collection.

The New York Times has written: Of Judith Berkson’s CD Oylam: “Standards and Schubert and liturgical music, swing and chilly silences…I can’t get enough of it.”

For more information and to buy tickets, visit the YIVO website:
yivo.org/berkson

“Di Goldene Kale (The Golden Bride)” in New York

Yiddish Opera Di Goldene Kale (the Golden Bride) will be live in New York and runs from Dec. 2 through Jan. 3 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, Lower Manhattan
866-811-4111
http://www.mjhnyc.org/calendar_dec15.html
An article about the show appears in the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/28/theater/preparing-the-golden-bride-for-its-big-day.html?emc=eta1&_r=0
Previews December 2 – 6
Performances December 8 – January 3
Gala Opening Night
Tuesday | December 8 | 7:30 P.M.

Wednesdays & Thursdays | 2 P.M. & 7:30 P.M.*
Saturdays | 7:30 P.M.
Sundays | 2 P.M. & 6 P.M.
Fridays | December 25 & January 1| 12 P.M.
*No 7:30 P.M. Performance on December 31

NYTF opens its 101st season with Di Goldene Kale (The Golden Bride), first seen on stage in the Roaring 20s. In this operetta, Goldele, a poor girl from the shtetl, inherits a fortune from her estranged father and embarks on a mission to find both her long-lost mother and her husband-to-be.…
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Poland’s Klezmer Heritage Sunday

Poland’s Klezmer Heritage Sunday, November 22, 2:00PM
The Center for Traditional Music and Dance An-sky Institute for Jewish Culture is pleased to present Jankiel’s Legacy: Poland’s Klezmer Music Heritage. All Polish schoolchildren know the character of Jankiel, the wise, old Jewish tsimbl (dulcimer) player featured in Pan Tadeusz, the epic masterpiece by Polish poet Adam Mickiewicz.

For hundreds of years, Jewish klezmer developed in shtetls throughout historic Polish territories as well as in cities like Warsaw, Krakow, Vilna, Lviv, and Lodz. In recent decades there has been a resurgence of interest among Poles in Jewish music, and today Poland is home to some of the world’s largest Yiddish music festivals. Join Walter Zev Feldman (NYU in Abu Dhabi), a pioneer of the klezmer revival and one of the music’s leading scholars, along with acclaimed tsimbl player and CTMD Executive Director, Pete Rushefsky, the celebrated klezmer flutist Adrianne Greenbaum (Mount Holyoke) and violin virtuoso Jake Shulman-Ment for a multi-media presentation and performance exploring Poland’s klezmer heritage.…
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21st Century Masters of the Klezmer Violin

Tuesday night, November 3, 7PM – Center for Traditional Music and Dance is pleased to copresent Fidl-21st Century Masters of the Klezmer Violin at the beautiful Museum at Eldridge Street in NYC. ?Featuring Alicia Svigals, Deborah Strauss and Jake Shulman-Ment who will tell their personal stories of how they became intimately involved in the revival of the klezmer violin tradition. Moderated by ethnomusicologist Amanda Scherbenske. Click below for more information….http://www.eldridgestreet.org/event/concert-fidl-21st-century-masters-of-the-klezmer-violin-and-jam/
Co-presented with the Center for Traditional Music and Dance
$20 adults; $14 students and seniors
12 Eldridge Street, New York, NY 10002 Museum Site: 212.219.0302

Zhenya Lopatnik at YIVO July 12

Zhenya Lopatnik, a well-known klezmer singer from Kharkov, Ukraine will be performing in NYC this Sunday, July 12 2015 at 1pm at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, 15 West 16th St. This is a rare opportunity to hear one of the best Yiddish singers in the world.

Zhenya Lopatnik is a singer,composer, Yiddish songwriter, and Jewish educator. She is perhaps best known for the music she composed to “Ver vet blaybn” by Avrom Sutzkever which is sung the world over. She has participated in numerous klezmer festivals as a singer, teacher and soloist of the “Kharkov Klezmer Band”. Zhenya organizes the Annual International Festival “Kharkov Klezmer Teg”. Her songs can be heard at Klezmer events in many countries.

She will be the featured singer in the Annual All-Yiddish Program in Memory of Dr.…
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Kulturfest NY Brings a Week of Jewish Arts to NYC

June 14-21-2015 in New York City

KulturfestNYC is the first-ever international festival of Jewish performing arts, celebrating the global impact of Jewish culture. Presented by National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene at MJH, now celebrating its centennial season, in collaboration with UJA-Federation of New York and Capital One Bank, the weeklong festivities will commence June 14th and run through June 21st all day and night jam-packed with incredible theatre, music, dance, film, cuisine, street performances, family programs, panels, lectures to inspire and entertain you. With over 70 partners/sponsors, more than 30 countries represented, and an eclectic plethora of event venues throughout NYC, join us for this history-making endeavor!

Music In Our Time at CJH in NYC

Music in Our Time: 2015
Concert May 31 2015 3pm
Music from Golijov’s The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind; Yulzari‘s Le Grand Méchant, l’Oud and Il était une Fois; Kaminsky‘s Duo for Cello and Piano; Cohen‘s Steal a Pencil for Me; Fine‘s A Short Alleluia; and Ladino songs by Neumann. Performed by Charles Neidich, Rémy Yulzari, Ilana Davidson, Laura Leon, Donna Breitzer, Nadav Lev, and artists from Mannes College The New School of Music.

Ticket Info: $18 general; $12 American Society for Jewish Music/American Jewish Historical Society/Center for Jewish History members; $9 students, seniors

Purchase Tickets
presented by American Jewish Historical Society and American Society for Jewish Music

Zion 80 in NYC for Six Weeks

Zion 80 will kick off a six-week residency at Joe’s Pub in NYC, starting on May 5 at 9:30pm. Shows are every Tuesday night from May 5-June 9. Zion 80 will be playing music from their debut CD plus Adramelech: Zion80 plays John Zorn’s Book of Angels vol. 22 and some brand new music. Come on down and join them!

Tuesdays at 9:30pm
425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003
May 5
May 12 – special guests Shlomit & RebbeSoul
May 19 – Q&A with George Robinson (The Jewish Week) before the show
May 26 – special guest Cyro Baptista
June 2
June 9

Group rates available: email info@zion80.com for details.

Kol Rinah Chorale’s 2015 Spring Concert

Kol Rinah, Westchester’s Jewish Chorale’s Spring Concert
Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 4 PM
Address: *Yorktown Jewish Center*,2966 Crompond Rd, Yorktown Heights, NY
10598
Admission: GA $22; Students/Seniors $18. Group Rates, Advanced Sale
Discounts
Other Information visit: www.kolrinahchorale.org
or call (914) 243-9059
Music genre: Kol Rinah, led by Benjamin Gruder, offers an eclectic concert of songs from a rich Jewish
heritage, ranging from liturgical to contemporary, in English, Yiddish, Russian and Hebrew.

Kol Rinah performed by invitation within the last year at the North American
Jewish Choral Festival
and at the Westchester Jewish Heritage Festival, as well as at other
venues.
More…

Susan Leviton & Lauren Brody at New York Klezmer Series

Tues. April 28, 2015

NY Klezmer Series Proudly Presents: Susan Leviton & Lauren Brody

The New York Klezmer Series
Tuesdays at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue
30 W. 68th Street, NY NY 10023
212-877-4050

All Concerts & Dance Parties begin at 7:30pm; $15. Jam sessions follow
Klezmer Instrumental Music Workshop 5:30-7pm $25
Full night pass – $35 (includes class, concert & jam sesson)

Tickets: $15 at door
Doors open at 7pm.
For more info go to www/aaronalexander.com/wp

Yiddish Songfest in NYC

City Lore presents Zingeray: Yiddish Songfest
Wednesday, March 18th 6:30 – 8pm
Admission is $15.00
City Lore
56 East 1st Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues
with
Ethel Raim, Carol Freeman, Janet Leuchter, Esther Gottesman, Josh Waletsky, Gerry Marcus, Sarah Gordon
songs will be sung a cappella in the unaccompanied Yiddish tradition, followed by audience participation

http://citylore.org/event/yiddish-songfest/

The music will be preceded by a 10 minute talk by Yiddishist Ross Perlin about Yiddish in New York and on the Lower East Side, going back to a time when “First and First was a Yiddish Speaking intersection.” Following the music, we invite the audience to share of their favorite Yiddish songs, stories, words, and mementos, led by Elissa Sampson.
Buy tickets here

Itzhak Perlman: “In the Fiddler’s House” Anniversary

Carnegie Hall
Presented by National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene [NYTF]
Performance Tuesday, March 31, 2015 | 7:30 PM
Itzhak Perlman: “In the Fiddler’s House”
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2015/3/31/0730/PM/Itzhak-Perlman-In-the-Fiddlers-House/

Maestro and violinist Itzhak Perlman joins the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) for its centennial gala concert presentation of “In the Fiddler’s House.” The performance features Klezmer musicians Michael Alpert, Alan Bern, Kurt Bjorling, Judy Bressler, Frank London, Hankus Netzky, Lorin Skamberg, Andy Statman, and The Klezmer Conservatory Band, along with special guests.
Performers

Itzhak Perlman, Violin
Michael Alpert, Vocals, Guitar, Accordion, and Violin
Alan Bern, Piano
Kurt Bjorling, Bass Clarinet and Tsimbl
Judy Bressler, Vocals and Percussion
Frank London, Trumpet
Hankus Netzky, Music Director, Saxophone, and Piano
Lorin Skamberg, Vocals and Accordion
Andy Statman, Clarinet and Mandolin
The Klezmer Conservatory Band…
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Zingeray: A Little Yiddish in NY

Yiddish Book Sale and Zingeray
Monday, March 9, 2015
Booksale (4-7 PM) Zingeray (7-8 PM) at CYCO Books
51-02 21st Street, #A-2 (7th floor).

Directions: Subway-Take the 7 train to the 2nd stop in Queens, Hunters-Point. Walk
to 21st street. Turn left, cross the street, and walk over a small bridge.
Car: Auto- Take Queens Mid-Town Tunnel. We are the first building you see as you
exit the tunnel. Take the extreme right toll both to pay toll. Take an immediate
Right at the Borden Avenue Exit. Left turn onto Borden Avenue, first left on to 21st
street. Start to look for parking – 51-02 21st Street.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1595208970694484
An evening of Nahum Stutchkoff’s works
Wednesday, March 18, 20157:00 PM(NYC – Location TBA)
With readings and songs by the great Yiddish linguist, radio personality and
playwright
Featuring Shane Baker, Leyzer Burko, Miryem-Khaye Seigel, Steve Sterner
and Suzanne Toren
Sponsored by the Congress for Jewish Culture
http://congressforjewishculture.org/
kongres@earthlink.net
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Jewish Music Forum features Ezro Malakov

The Jewish Music Forum is offering a program being given at the Center for Jewish History
on Monday, March 2nd at 7 PM.
Celebrating the release of an important new book by Dr. Evan Rapport, Greeted with Smiles: Bukharian Jewish Music and Musicians in New York (Oxford University Press), with live music examples by some of New York’s most respected Bukharian musicians led by master singer Ezro Malakov, this promises to be a wonderfully informative and entertaining evening.
Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY
Please RSVP at: info@jewishmusicforum.org
Reception to follow.
Additional information about the program, Dr. Rapport and the performers is below.
I hope you will be able to join us on Monday, March 2nd. Admission is free.
Please RSVP to info@jewishmusicforum.org.…
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LABAmusic: Alicia Svigals, Yoav Gal, Nadav Lev

Friday January 9 and Sunday January 11 (with brunch included!)

LABA, A Laboratory of Jewish Culture,
presents award-winning opera and contemporary music,
featuring LABA fellowship alumni Alicia
Svigals
, Klezmer Violinist, Yoav Gal, and Nadav Lev.

From world music to indie opera, their diverse voices are united by the common
thread of Jewish culture – a mesmerizing tapestry of some of the
best original music made in downtown NYC.

Where: 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th St, New York, New York 10003
When: Friday 1/9 at 8 pm, Sunday 1/11 at 11:30, including brunch!
Tickets: $15, free with APAP badge.

Get Tickets here:
http://klezmerbyalicia.c.topica.com/maarAJgackqVDbIFEx6eafpQav/

Gerard Edery and His Virtuoso Musicians Hanukkah Concert

American Society for Jewish Music & American Jewish Historical Society presents :
The Hanukkah Concert
Featuring Gerard Edery and His Virtuoso Musicians
Dec 21 2014 3:00PM
Concert, Reading, Menorah Lighting, Singing, Refreshments
Price: $9.00 – $18.00
Seating: General Admission
Center for Jewish Historyv
15 West 16th Street New York, New York 10011 • Tel: 212.294.8301
To get tickets:

Widely regarded as a master singer and guitarist, Gerard Edery has a remarkable range of ethnic folk styles and traditions from around the world, including songs from Europe, the Middle East, South America and ancient Persia. Collaborating with virtuoso musicians, Edery energizes this repertoire for contemporary audiences. A special guest will open the program with a story from the pen of a great Jewish writer, plus menorah lighting, singing and refreshments.

Screening of ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 6:00PM
Special Presentation
In observance of World AIDS Day
Screening of ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING
LOCATION:
Bruno Walter Auditorium
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center
111 Amsterdam Ave (between 64th and 65th Sts.)
ADMISSION FREE

Directed by Rohan Spong
(2011, 70 minutes)

Every year, exuberant “70-something” East Village concert pianist Mimi Stern-Wolfe performs a breathtaking concert of works by her friends, all composers, who were lost to the silent killer of New York City.

The award-winning musical documentary ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING chronicles the era when the HIV/AIDS pandemic swept through a downtown arts community and ravaged it. Accompanied by the moving music written by those departed, the film recalls this tragedy with candid interviews from friends, family, and the lovers that survived it.…
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Hannah, a new Chanukah Opera

On Mon. Dec. 1 at 7pm The Bryant Library in Roslyn will present the
seventh and final concert in the series, “Jewish Opera Lives!”
featuring soprano Helene Williams and composer/conductor/pianist
Leonard Lehrman. This series, which began in Boca Raton last March
and has featured concerts in Teaneck, Morristown, Freeport, East
Hills, and Jericho, has been a lead-up to the US premiere of
HANNAH, an anti-war feminist Chanukah opera with music by Leonard
Lehrman
on a libretto by the composer and Orel Odinov Protopopescu.
The performances will take place Tues. Dec. 9, 8pm at Community
Presbyterian Church, 12 Nottingham Rd., Malverne, NY and Tues. Dec. 23
7pm at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, 1 W. 4th St.
in Manhattan.

This will be its New York City premiere, semi-staged, with soloists, chorus, piano, organ, violin, tambourine and 261 slide projections.…
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Dave Levitt Trio at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue

NY Klezmer Series Presents: Dave Levitt Trio, w/Mike Cohen & Christina Crowder
Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York, New York
The Dave Levitt Trio
Dec. 2, 2014 at 7:30pm
Stephen Wise Free Synagogue
30 W. 68th St. NY NY 10023

Klezmer Instrumental Workshop w/Dave Levitt 5:30-7pm $25 per class
Concert begins at 7:30pm; $15. Jam sessions follow
Full night pass – $35 (includes class, Tantshoyz & jam sesson)

Dave Levitt – Trombone
Mike Cohen – Clarinet
Christina Crowder – Accordion

Dave Levitt is a fourth generation Klezmer musician and is known as a leading authority on this music as well as its history. Mr. Levitt has performed and lectured at the National Yiddish Book Center, Eldridge St. Museum and Synagogue, Center for Jewish History among many others.…
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Klezmer Influences in American Jewish Music

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2 | 7:00pm
SIDNEY KRUM YOUNG ARTISTS CONCERT SERIES
Admission: General $12 | YIVO Members $8
Box Office: smarttix.com | (212) 868-4444
Venue: YIVO Institute at the Center for Jewish History | 15 West 16th Street – NYC

For years, American Jewish composers have been integrating klezmer and Yiddish folk songs into new classical music, inventing a new form of artistic and cultural Jewish expression. In this unique lecture-demonstration, we present three of these outstanding and rarely performed pieces—Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind by Osvaldo Golijov, Six Yiddish Scenes by Paul Alan Levi, and Café Music by Paul Schoenfield—and delve into the intricacies and challenges of performing American Jewish music today. Special guests include internationally-acclaimed clarinetist Todd Palmer, who will discuss the klezmer and mystical elements of Dreams and Prayers; pianist and composer Paul Alan
Levi, who will speak with Michael Leavitt, President of the American Society for Jewish Music about interpreting Yiddish Art Songs today; and Yuval Waldman, artistic director of the Sidney Krum Concert Series, who will introduce the hybrid klezmer-jazz elements in the closing piano trio Café Music…
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Joanne Borts Stars at Gala Pre-Khanike Concert

GALA PRE KHANIKE (CHANUKAH ) DINNER & CONCERT
“OY MAME, BIN IKH FARLIBT”
FEATURING
BROADWAY & YIDDISH THEATER STAR
JOANNE BORTS
WITH
DAVE LEVITT & HIS 7 PIECE KLEZMER ORCHESTRA
Master of Ceremonies
Fyvush Finkel
DATE & TIME: Monday, DECEMBER 15, 2014 6:15 PM
MENU: GLATT KOSHER KHANIKE DINNER WITH LATKES
PLACE: SUTTON PLACE SYNAGOGUE – 225 E 51ST. NYC
(Between 2nd & 3rd AVE) HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE
MEMBERS $ 40 GUESTS $ 45 CONCERT ONLY $ 25 (8:15 PM)
RESERVATIONS MUST BE PAID IN ADVANCE BY DECEMBER 8, 2014
RESERVATION INFORMATION CALL RUTH 516 569-1678/ E-MAIL YAFAC18@aol.com
Kindly send check payable to YAFAC and mail to RUTH HARRIS, TREASURER
379 BARNARD AVE
CEDARHURST, NY 11516
For more information:

A New York City Gala Concert by Warsaw’s Only Yiddish Theater

WHAT: The Shalom Foundation and The National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene
Presents: A New York City Gala Concert by Warsaw’s Only Yiddish Theater

WHEN: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 @ 7pm
WHERE: The Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, New York City
COST: $20, $15 Folksbiene/Museum of Jewish Heritage members, $10 students

CONTACT: Box Office: 646-437-4202 http://www.nytf.org

New York Andalus Ensemble –Et Dodim Kalah Oct 30

The New York Andalus Ensemble will perform Oct. 30 2014 at 7;30
at the CUNY Graduate Center
Elebash Recital Hall
365 Fifth Ave (corner of 34th) NY, NY
$13 Adults, $10 students

The_New York Andalus Ensemble presents Et Dodim Kalah (It’s the Time of
Courting, O Bride!), an evening of music and song from al-Andalus and North Africa.
Reflecting the cultural pluralism that characterizes this music, the 20 members of
the ensemble perform repertoire in Arabic, Hebrew, and Judeo-Spanish Ladino, emphasizing the
region’s shared tradition while cherishing the individual cultures that comprise it.

Music and song from al-Andalus and North Africa in NYC

Et Dodim Kalah_ (It’s the Time of Courting, O Bride!)
Come hear The New York Andalus Ensemble
Thursday, October 30, 2014
7:30 PM
Elebash Recital Hall, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Ave. (at 34th St.)

The New York Andalus Ensemble will present _Et Dodim Kalah_ (It’s the Time of Courting, O Bride!), an
evening of music and song from al-Andalus and North Africa.

TIckets: $13 adults/$10 students, available at the door or at
www.newyorkandalusensemble.comor
(http://www.asefamusic.com/NYAndalusWEB/performances.html).

In al-Andalus (Southern Spain), peoples of the three Abrahamic faiths—Islam,
Judaism, and Christianity—shared their arts and sciences for more than five hundred
years, creating a multicultural canon of music and poetry. Since 1492, Jews and
Muslims in North Africa have carried the musical traditions forward from al-Andalus.
Today, the musical expansion from over five centuries ago to the present day
flourishes in New York City with the New York Andalus Ensemble.…
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Prayers for Fellow Prisoners with Ullern Kammerkor

Norway’s Ullern Kammerkor at the Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street, NYC
Thursday, May 29th at 7 PM
Prayers for Fellow Prisoners
by Kristian Hernes on a text by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Norway’s Ullern Kammerkor
Gjermund Brenne, Conductor
A program of music by composers active in the Terezin Concentration Camp and who perished during the Holocaust. In addition, the concert will have two pieces by Kurt Weill.

Nashir! The Rottenberg Chorale Concert

Sunday, June 1, 2014
7 pm in Merkin Concert Hall

Led by conductor Ben Gruder, this ensemble will present an evening of
Jewish choral music from the spiritual to the whimsical. Works include
pieces by Yehezkel Braun, Leonard Cohen, Moshe Wilenskyand Eric Whitacre.

Tickets: $24 preferred/$21 general admission/$17 student/seniors
Tickets available by phone or at box office only.
Students must show ID

Merkin Concert Hall
129 West 67th Street
New York, NY 10023
Tel. 212-501-3330

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HAVANA NAGILA in NY

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

New York Klezmer Series on Tuesday

Tomorrow night, Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 7:30 PM, Amanda (Miryem-Khaye) Seigel will be opening the New York Klezmer Series with the Dave Levitt Trio, featuring Mike Cohen (clarinet), Christina
Crowder
(accordion) and Dave Levitt (trombone).
It’s a wild mix of original and revived material, including songs from the
repertoire of Marty Levitt and Harriet Kane. Come hear songs you won’t hear anywhere else!

Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, 30 W. 68th St., NYC
http://aaronalexander.com/wp/concert-schedule
Concert: $15. Jam session afterward.
Klezmer Instrumental Music Class, 5:30-7pm. $25 per class.
Full night pass – $35 (includes class, concert & jam session)

Krakauer Big Picture at Museum of Jewish Heritage

David Krakauer announces the release of his project “The Big Picture: A Cinematic Concert” which will be held at the Museum of Jewish Heritage for 8 shows, sharting on January 29th. Tickets are $35 General, $30 Seniors/Students, $25 Members. For more information see: http://www.mjhnyc.org/calendar.html#picture

In this cinematic concert, master clarinetist Krakauer explores the intersection of music and Jewish identity in iconic movies of the last 50 years. Krakauer adds his contemporary style to beloved songs from films ranging from Funny Girl and Fiddler on the Roof to Sophie’s Choice and The Pianist.

David Krakauer, clarinet, is joined by Rob Schwimmer, piano, various keyboards & theremin; Sara Caswell, violin; Mark Helias, double bass; Sheryl Bailey, guitar; and John Hadfield, drums and percussion.

Other dates are: Wednesday, January 29 @ 7:30pm*
*opening night
Sunday, February 2 @ 2pm
Wednesday, February 5 @ 7:30pm
Sunday, February 9 @ 2pm
Wednesday, February 12 @ 7:30pm
Sunday, February 16 @ 2pm
Wednesday, February 19 @ 7:30pm
Sunday, February 23 @ 2pm
Museum of Jewish Heritage
Edmond J.…
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Two Worlds / Tsvey Veltn Concert

Wednesday, January 15th at 7 PM

On January 15 at 7 PM at the Center for Jewish History, a concert
co-sponsored by YIVO, the American Society for Jewish Music, and the Center for
Tradition Music and Dance wlll celebrate the long-awaited, new CD release of
Two Worlds/Tsvey Veltn (Golden Horn Records) by the rising Yiddish
musician Benjy Fox-Rosen and his band.

Following the concert, there will be an artist talkback with Fox-Rosen,
master Yiddish musician Joshua Waletsky, Pete Rushefsky, Director of the
Center for Traditional Music and Dance, and Amanda Scherbenske, Executive
Director of ASJM’s Jewish Music Forum, a scholar of new Jewish music.

Tickets: $15 for General Admission; $10 – YIVO, ASJM, CTMD members,
students, and seniors. Box Office: _smarttix.com_
http://www.smarttix.com/show.aspx?showcode=twoD4D&ss=1 | 212.868.4444 …
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Jew Ja Jam Band & Peretz Levine

Come Join The Millinery Center Synagogue
This Thursday December 5, the 8th day of Chanukah
For an Unbelievable Concert Experience
Featuring Two Extraordinary Talented Musical Groups

The Jew Ja Jam Band
&
Peretz Levine & Friends
Show @ 7:30pm
Admission $12
Location:
Millinery Center Synagogue
1025 Ave of the Americas
(6th Ave btwn 38th & 39th)
New York NY 10018

More Information:
Rabbi Hayim S. Wahrman
(646) 262-5061
Millinerysyng@gmail.com

75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht Commemorated with the Glorious Music of Salomon Sulzer and Louis Lewandowski

Congregation Rodeph Sholom’s Senior Cantor, Rebecca Garfein, Associate Cantor, Shayna De Lowe and Cantorial Intern, Ben Ellerin will commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht-“the Night of Broken Glass”, with the rarely performed and glorious music of renowned Viennese Cantor, Salomon Sulzer and Berlin composer, Louis Lewandowski at 6p.m., Friday, November 8, 2013 during Shabbat services. Also featured will be the newly commissioned song-cycle, “Perhaps a Butterfly,” composed by Eliot Bailen in memory of Cantor Garfein’s great-grandmother, Settchen Feist who after being sent to Theresienstadt, subsequently perished in Auschwitz. The song-cycle utilizes four poems written by children of Theresienstadt.

Rodeph Sholom’s Organist, J. David Williams and an augmented professional choir, will accompany the cantors. Kristallnacht occurred exactly 75 years ago on the night of November 9, 1938 and marked the beginning of the Holocaust.…
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Murmurs & Incantations

Aug. 21-22, 2013, 8:00 PM
World Premiere of Yuval Ron’s original score
for the Off-Broadway immersive theater production in NYC:
A mixed-media, immersive theater piece by award-winning performance artist and playwright Dahn Hiuni
Original music composed by Yuval Ron
Location: Mixed Greens, 531 West 26th Street, First Floor, New York, NY 10001.
Tickets: Click here. For more info: Click here.
An artist with creative block meets the ghost of his grandfather, a rabbi killed in the Holocaust.

Isle of Klezbos Performs at Jewish Museum SummerNights Series

The all women’s klezmer sextet, ISLE OF KLEZBOS, will perform at the Jewish Museum’s “SummerNights” Series on Thursday, July 25 2013 as the final concert. Isle of Klezbos plays imaginative versions of eclectic Eastern European-rooted Jewish folk music, Yiddish swing and tango.
This event also includes an open bar with wine and light refreshments.
Doors open at 7pm, and the concert begins at 7:30pm.
The Jewish Museum is located at Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street, Manhattan.
July 25 concert tickets are $15 for the general public; $12 for students and seniors;
and $10 for Jewish Museum members. Visit TheJewishMuseum.org/summernights
to purchase tickets online. For additional information, the public may call
212.423.3337.
An infrared assistive listening system for people who are hard of hearing is available
for programs in the Museum’s S.…
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STEAL A PENCIL FOR ME–NEW OPERA

STEAL A PENCIL FOR ME–
OPERA BASED ON LIVES
OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS JAAP & INA POLAK

Semi-Staged Concert Performances in New York on April 28 & 30
of a new opera in two acts by Gerald Cohen and Deborah Brevoort

These semi-staged concert performances will take place on:
Sunday, April 28, 2 p.m. at Shaarei Tikvah Congregation, Scarsdale, NY; and
Tuesday, April 30, 7 p.m. at the Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, NY

Details can be found on Gerald Cohen ‘s website
www.geraldcohenmusic.com
Shaarei Tikvah Congregation is located at 46 Fox Meadow Road, Scarsdale NY. Individual tickets are $30 at the door; $25 in advance; $15 for seniors and $10 for students. Please contact (914) 472-2013 or office@shaareitikvah.org.

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New York Klezmer Series: ALL NEW MUSIC

The New York Klezmer Series
at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 7:30pm
Alicia Svigals’ evening of all new klezmer!
Location: 30 W. 68th St., New York, New York 10023
With Michael Winograd, clarinet; Patrick Farrell, accordion;
Don Godwin, tuba.
A whole evening of only all new klezmer tunes! With compositions by
Alicia Svigals, Michael Winograd, Patrick Farrell, Aaron Alexander,
Pete Rushefsky, Zev Feldman,
and possibly more…like Joshua
Waletzky, Sarah Gordon,
and maybe a surprise or two. Nothing old!
Nothing borrowed!

Steve Weintraub will be teaching the dance workshop before- learn to improvise with your body.

‘Tailoring an Operetta to Its Audience’ Presentation at CJH

Dr. Michael Ochs, and noted scholar on Jewish music, Professor Mark Slobin
will present the talk, “Tailoring an Operetta to Its Audience:
Rumshinsky’s Di goldene kale (1923)” at the Center for Jewish History (15 West 16th
Street, NYC) on Friday, February 22, 2013 at 10:30 A.M., in what promises to be an
engaging discussion of the issues surrounding the re-construction and
arrangement of a Yiddish theater work.

Joseph Rumshinsky’s 1923 musical comedy, Di goldene kale (The Golden
Bride) was a work carefully designed to both move and entertain its specialized
American audience: Yiddish-speaking immigrants from Eastern Europe and
their families. With pathos (the basic ingredient), love, “Jewish-style”
music, a ritual kiddush, acts set in a shtetl and in America, a shadchen, a
lullaby that slips into Russian, assimilated Jews speaking broken Yiddish, a
paean to America, as well as other compelling features, it offered its
attendees a meaningful evening based on their past and present experiences.…
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The Holy Beggars Jam Band & Oneg Shemesh Live in Concert

The Millinery Center Synagogue Presents:
The Holy Beggars Jam Band & Oneg Shemesh Live in Concert
Thursday Night February 7th
Doors open @ 7:30 p.m.
Holy Beggars Jam Band 8:00 p.m.
Oneg Shemesh 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $12 Donation
Don’t Miss these 2 Outstanding Performance!

Millinery Center Synagogue –Adath Klal Yisrael
1025 Avenue of the Americas
(6th Ave btwn. 38th & 39th St.)
New York, NY 10018
Millinerysyng@gmail.com
facebook.com/millinerycentersynagogue

David Broza at City Winery in NYC

David Broza
David to be joined by his full NYC band!
Monday, February 11 2013 6:00pm Doors / 8:00pm Start
A dynamic and vibrant performer from Israel, David is an icon in his homeland. An artist with a true message, he will be joined by a band featuring Yonatan Levi (Electric guitar), Bass: Uri Kleinman (Bass), and Yuval Lion & Yehonadav Halevi (Drums)
For more information: click

Ayn Sof Archestra and Bigger Band in Brooklyn

Ayn Sof Arkestra and BIgger Band is on the menu at the Jewish Music Cafe.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
8:30pm
The Iyyun Center, also known as the Jewish Music Cafe,
650 Sackett Street, Brooklyn, NY

New monthly performance with AynSof–the inaugural show at The Iyyun Center
Shows will be the last Wednesday of the month.
The first show is a special double feature with Zion80, Jon Madof’s electric pairing of the music of Shlomo Carlebach with the pulsing rhythm of Afro-beat as played by Fela Kuti.
Ayn Sof will play at 8:30, Zion80 at 9:30.
Ayn Sof is
Greg Wall, Marty Fogel, Jessica Lurie, Paul Shapiro, Zach Mayer, Saxes
Jordan Hirsch, Pam Fleming, Frank London, Trumpets
Art Baron, Danny Flam, Trombones
Eyal Maoz, Brian Marsala, Brian Glassman, Rhythm

Y Engelman in Riverdale

Singer-songwriter and rabbi Yehoshua Engelman will be giving a concert of his original compositions in Riverdale in February. Liturgical as well as contemporary poetic texts will be performed while Engelman plays guitar and sings.
Saturday. February 9 at 6:30 PM
Location: Hebrew Institute of Riverdale
3700 Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale (Bronx), New York 10463
For information, call Telephone: 718.796.4730
Cover price: Suggested donation of $18

Rabbi Yehoshua Engelman, based in Jerusalem, will be playing songs of love from his
four albums as well as previously unrecorded music. Yehoshua’s sensitive and moving
compositions ornament words from tanach, tefilah and modern Israeli poets. They are
loved and sung in many places in Israel. Several of his musical settings are
featured on piyut.org.
While Yehoshua has performed in Israel and abroad, this is a
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Eyal Maoz’s EDOM

Eyal Maoz’s EDOM
THE NEWEST SOUND FROM JOHN ZORN’S TZADIK RECORDS
Monday. January 21 at 11 PM
Venue name: PIANOS
ADDRESS: 158 Ludlow St., New York, New York 10002
Telephone: 212.473.3665
Event URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/400479176694070/
You tube link:
Facebook event page:https://www.facebook.com/events/400479176694070/
Cover price: Admission $8, includes the 4 bands!
Music genre: Rock-World
Artist website: http://youtu.be/RcEF6NdmBM4

Description:

Edom started as an experiment in combining Israeli and modern pop music,
and has developed into a rare rocking Modern Jewish – Middle Eastern music
tinged with industrial and electronic sounds. Featuring EyalMaoz’s
notorious one-of-a-kind approach to composition, and produced by the magic
ears of Shanir Blumenkranz, Edom brings us into the much-too-rarely visited
junction of instrumental pop, jazz and avant-garde.

11pm- Edom
10pm- Man Made Sun
9pm- Sonus Maximus
8pm- Black Furs…
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“Sholem-Aleichem Yiddish Klezfest”

“Sholem-Aleichem Yiddish Klezfest”
Sunday Dec. 30th, 1:30 – 5:00 PM
with
Frank London and friends:
Aaron Alexander, Ron Caswell…)
Jake Shulman-Ment, fiddle kapelye
Andrea Pancur and Ilya Shneyveys: Bavarian Klezmer Oompah music
Dancemaster Steve Weintraub
Psoy Korolenko, host and performer;
Bring an instrument for concluding jam
Sholem Aleichem Cultural Center,
3301 Bainbridge Avenue@208th Street. Bronx NY
information: 917-930-0295
admission $10
D train to 205th st station, 4 train to Mosholu Parkway.

Zalmen Mlotek and Moishe Rosenfeld Revive Golden Land thru Jan 6

The musical, The Golden Land, originally created by Zalmen Mlotek and Moishe Rosenfeld in 1984 told the ‘poignant yet joyous saga of the Eastern European Jewish immigration to America’ from their first glimpses of the Statue of Liberty through their battles for social justice and … continues through mid-century history.
Now playing at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue at 25th Street.
Phone:(646) 312-4085
Transit: 23 St
For tickets, performance times and dates:
http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/bpac/calendar/index.php

Metropolitan Klezmer plays The Emelin (Westchester Hanukah matinee) – Mamaroneck!

Sunday, December 16, 2012
3:00pm

Klezmer octet concert for eighth day of Hanukah!
Metropolitan Klezmer plays Mamaroneck NY:
The Emelin Theatre’s wonderful Westchester stage.
http://emelin.org/event/great-traditions-all-music/metropolitan-klezmer
914-698-0098
Emelin Theatre
153 Library Ln, Mamaroneck, New York 10543

Metropolitan Klezmer’s full eight-piece lineup:
Debra Kreisberg, clarinet & alto sax
Pam Fleming, trumpet & flugelhorn
Reut Regev, trombone
Melissa Fogarty, vocals
Ismail Butera, accordion
Karen Waltuch, viola
David Hofstra, bass & tuba
Eve Sicular, drummer |bandleader

Great new tunes & fabulous favorites alighting.
Tickets are selling fast for this show (please spread the word).

Tickets $32. Info & group rates:
http://emelin.org/
http://metropolitanklezmer.com/

Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus at Town & Village Synagogue

Saturday eve, December 15, 2012, 7:30 PM
New York City
featuring the
Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus with
Conductor Binyumen Schaechter
24th Annual Cantor Louis Moss Memorial Concert
Where: Town & Village Synagogue
334 East 14 St.
(between 1st & 2nd Ave.)
New York, NY 10003
Featuring
Cantor Shayna Postman
T&V Synagogue Choir
T&V Junior Singers
with special guests
Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus / JPPC
Conductor Binyumen Schaechter
Approximately 75 minutes, no intermission.
Tickets:
$30
By Dec. 13: $25
College / Grad Student: $10
18 and under: Free
Make check out to T&V Synagogue & mail to address above
or call Synagogue to pay by credit card: 212-677-8090 x0
For more info on JPPC:
thejppc.org

Concert in Honor of Adrienne Cooper Dec 22 in NYC

A KHOLEM / DREAMING IN YIDDISH
A CONCERT IN TRIBUTE TO ADRIENNE COOPER
The world of Yiddish culture will be honoring Adrienne Cooper z”l with a concert to celebrate her life and work. Adrienne is best remembered as the magnificent voice of Yiddish song and teacher to thousands in the Yiddish and klezmer music worlds. Dec 22 2012 in NYC, there will be a concert that is bound to attract you and your friends, as well as plenty of the contemporary Jewish music world. The goal of the concert is to raise money to help establish a fund to continue her work, not just in recordings but for teaching for future generations.

Sat Dec 22 2012, 8 pm
Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
East 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenue
http://kayeplayhouse.hunter.cuny.edu/tickets.shtml
Tickets: $18, $36, $54
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Sephardic Music Festival in NYC! Don’t miss it!

An amazing lineup of musicians for the Sephardic Music Festival in New York, December 8-15,
It’s ‘what to do’ for Hanukah 2012. Not the same old same old. You’re bound to hear new takes on the music of Sefarad with these groups.
http://sephardicfest.com/ For complete information on times, places and admission, please visit the website.

Dec 8th 2012 | THE SWAY MACHINERY, CANNIBAL ANIMAL MACHINE & COPAL @ KNITTING FACTORY

Dec 9th 2012 | SEPHARDIC STORY SLAM
@ TBA

Dec 10th 2012 | THE SEPHARDIC SCHOLAR SERIES WITH THE NEW YORK ANDALUS ENSEMBLE
@ CUNY GRAD CENTER

Dec 11th 2012 | VANESSA PALOMA & NADAV LEV, REMY YULZARI & SPECIAL GUEST 
@ THE SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE SYNAGOGUE

Dec 12th 2012 | ISRAEL’S MIKA KARNY AND THE KOL DODI ENSEMBLE, ZION80, + HASIDIC NEW WAVE & YAKAR RHYTHMS
@ LE POISSON ROUGE

More to be announced!…
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Jewish Music Cafe Starts Up Again

Saturday Night December 8th with Sefardic World Jam Featuring
Samuel Thomas, Elie Massias, Yoshie Fruchter, Eric Platz and Special Guests!
8:30pm
Cover $12

Zion80
December 18th and 19th 2012
Two performances each night 8pm and 9pm
$10 cover per show
http://www.zion80.com/ explores the music of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach through the lens of the Afrobeat master Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Led by Jon Madof of Rashanim (John Zorn’s Tzadik Records), the 15-piece band sets the beautiful melodies of Reb Shlomo in arrangements using the polyrhythmic intensity of Afrobeat along with the flavor of the downtown New York City improvised music scene. Zion80’s debut
on Tzadik Records will be released in 2013.

Jewish Music Cafe
at IYYUN 650 Sackett Street Brooklyn NY 11215