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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

j. edgar klezmer

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
May 2 JCC in Sherman Metropolitan Klezmer in Sherman CT
Time: 8:00pm.
Age restrictions: All Ages.
Box office: (860) 355-8050.
Address: 9 Connecticut 39, Sherman, CT 06784.
Venue phone: (860) 355-8050.
Metropolitan Klezmer travels to beautiful Sherman CT for a long-awaited concert at this Jewish Community Center in the Litchfield Hills. Buy tickets
May 10 City Winery: Mother’s Day Brunch! Metropolitan Klezmer in New York City
Time: 11:00am.
Age restrictions: All Ages.
Box office: 212-608-0555.
Address: 155 Varick Street @ Vandam.
Venue phone: 212-608-0555.
Mother’s Day Brunch at City Winery NYC has become a Metropolitan Klezmer tradition. Please join us for a cherished (7th annual) celebration honoring and remembering all our Moms! Buffet special from 10AM; band plays 11AM til 2PM. Advance reservations (with seating times) strongly suggested. Walk-ups may also be available day of show. All-inclusive price for unlimited buffet & music: $28. adults/ $18. kids. Buy tickets

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