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music in yiddish cinema

One of Metropolitan Klezmer’s specialties is the fascinating range of music found in vintage Yiddish film soundtracks, from tango to tragic lullaby to tenement wedding dance. The band performs both little-known folkloric gems and tunes which show interchange between Yiddish and mainstream popular cultures. read more

yiddish celluloid closet

An exploration of lesbian and gay subtext in Yiddish cinema during its heyday, from the 1920’s to the outbreak of World War II, reveals distinctly Jewish concerns of the time intertwined with a striking array of allusions to this highly-charged subject.
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Metropolitan Klezmer

Metropolitan Klezmer shows

Metropolitan Klezmer  

Date Venue City
Oct 28
SAT
Mizel Arts & Culture Center, Denver CO Metropolitan Klezmer

JAAMM Fest
Time: TBA
Address: 350 South Dahlia Street, Denver, CO 80246
Metropolitan Klezmer is excited to be again performing at the 9th Annual Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies and Music! celebration of Jewish culture.
Tickets & info

Nov 19
SUN
Cinema Arts Centre “Music from Yiddish Cinema”

METROPOLITAN KLEZMER "Music from Yiddish Cinema"
Time: 2pm
Address: 423 Park Ave, Huntington, NY 11743
All ages welcome.
Tickets & info
Our Long Island debut of this multi-media concert, with full octet!

Dec 13
WED
JCC Rockland Hanukah quartet special

METROPOLITAN KLEZMER Hanukah quartet special
Time: 2-3pm
Address: 450 West Nyack Road, West Nyack, NY 10994
All ages welcome.

Dec 25
MON
Cornelia Street Cafe “SANTA KLEZ” at Cornelia Street Cafe

METROPOLITAN KLEZMER Debra Kreisberg (clarinet & sax); Karen Waltuch (viola); Dave Hofstra (double bass & tuba); Eve Sicular (drums | bandleader); & special Isle of Klezbos alumna guest Rachelle Garniez (accordion, piano & choice Yinglish vocals!)
Time: 3pm & 5pm sets
Address: 29 Cornelia St, New York, NY 10014
All ages welcome.
Metropolitan Klezmer quintet special returns to this West Village cultural & culinary landmark to play our fifth annual Santa Klez show! Cabaret stage downstairs. Tickets $20 + delicious food/drink menu (optional Holiday Feast package with multi-course banquet upstairs plus music admission too!) 212-989-9319

Jan 28, 2018
SUN
Temple Beth O’r / Beth Torah Sol Sern memorial program

METROPOLITAN KLEZMER sextet special, featuring: Debra Kreisberg (clarinet & sax); Reut Regev (trombone); Melissa Fogarty (vocals); Ismail Butera (accordion); Eve Sicular (drums | bandleader)
Time: 3pm
Address: 111 Valley Road, Clark, NJ 07066
All ages welcome.
Sol Sern memorial program. Free & open to the public.

Feb 3, 2018
SAT
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Metropolitan Klezmer

METROPOLITAN KLEZMER
Time: 8pm
Address: 7380 East 2nd Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
All ages welcome.
Presented by Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts; box office: (480) 499-TKTS (8587)

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