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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
February 28 City Winery NYC Brunch Metropolitan Klezmer in New York City
Time: 11:00am.
Admission: $10 (kids under 13 & APAP badge-.
Age restrictions: All Ages.
Box office: 212-608-0555.
Address: 155 Varick Street @ Vandam.
Venue phone: 212-608-0555.
Metropolitan Klezmer returns to wonderful City Winery: Great stage, fine wines & sightlines, full brunch menu (no minimum order!) Free Sunday street parking; C/E to Spring or #1 to Houston. Relaxed and swanky! There’s even room to dance. Buy tickets
May 12 Russell Library Metropolitan Klezmer in Middletown CT
Time: 7:00pm.
Age restrictions: All Ages.
Address: 123 Broad Street.
Metropolitan Klezmer plays New England: Quartet special concert at Middletown CT’s Russell Library. Ismail Butera – accordion Debra Kreisberg – clarinet & sax Dave Hofstra – upright bass & tuba Eve Sicular – drums /leader

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