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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

J. EDGAR KLEZMER: Songs from My Grandmother’s FBI Files — musical documentary theater adventure, by grandchild and bandleader Eve Sicular.
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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
April 9
- April 12
Musical Bridges Around the World Metropolitan Klezmer in San Antonio TX
Sat & Sun evening concerts
Time: 10:00am.
Age restrictions: All Ages.
Two days of schools residencies (Thursday/Friday) followed by two sextet evening concerts in San Antonio TX! Buy tickets
April 19
City Winery: Klezmer Brunch! Metropolitan Klezmer in New York City
Brunch: Spring Forth!
Time: 11:00am.
Admission: $10 (kids under 13 enter free).
Age restrictions: All Ages.
Box office: 212-608-0555.
Address: 155 Varick Street @ Vandam.
Venue phone: 212-608-0555.
Metropolitan Klezmer at City Winery NYC! Brunch with music by the band: 11AM-2PM, food & drink from 10AM. Tickets just $10 & kids under 13 enter FREE. One of our favorite hometown venues (and free parking on Sundays). Buy tickets
May 2
JCC in Sherman Metropolitan Klezmer in Sherman CT
Bucolic Connecticut!
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

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