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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
Sept 24
West End Collegiate Church Jazz Brunch

METROPOLITAN KLEZMER Upper West Side quartet special (Pam Fleming: trumpet/flugelhorn; Karen Waltuch: viola; Ismail Butera: accordion; Eve Sicular: drums/bandleader)
Time: 12:30pm-1pm
Address: 245 W 77th St (at West End Avenue), New York, NY 10024
All ages welcome.
A Service of Klezmer Music for Church (!), followed by Klezmer Jazz Brunch. St. Lunch is $5 per person or $15 per family. Live music is FREE and all are welcome! 11am-noon Service featuring Metropolitan Klezmer bandmates, followed by 12:30pm-1pm Klezmer/Jazz Brunch set

Oct 28
Mizel Arts & Culture Center, Denver CO Metropolitan Klezmer

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.
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Nov 19
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
JCC Rockland Hanukah quartet special

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

FEB 3, 2018
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts 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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