[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements--Klezmer and Yiddish Song at Brandeis, Nov. 16, 2011
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Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements
November 9, 2011
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Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2011 05:47:00 -0500
From: Ellen Kellman <kellman at brandeis.edu>
Subject: Klezmer and Yiddish Song at Brandeis, Nov. 16, 2011
The Art of Klezmer and Yiddish Song: a Concert, Lecture and Dance,
Featuring Hankus Netsky, Michael Alpert, members of the Klezmer
Conservatory Band and students from the New England Conservatory of Music
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 8:15 PM (pre-concert lecture at 7:30 PM)
Brandeis University Waltham MA Slosberg Music Center
On Wednesday, November 16, 2011, Center for German and European Studies in
cooperation with the program in Yiddish and Eastern European Studies and
the department of music at Brandeis University will present "The Art of
Klezmer and Yiddish Song." The evening will feature internationally
renowned Yiddish singer, fiddler, and dance leader Michael Alpert along
with local klezmer revival pioneer, Dr. Hankus Netsky, virtuoso klezmer
clarinetist Zoe Christiansen,and members of the Klezmer Conservatory Band.
The program will begin at 7:30 with an introductory lecture entitled
"Eastern European Jewish Musical Roots Still a Vital Wellspring." A
concert will follow at 8:15 PM followed by a dance and refreshments for
all. People of all ages are welcome to come and celebrate the renewal of
traditional Eastern European Jewish culture! Admission is free.
Michael Alpert is a founding member of the klezmer super-group, Brave Old
World and a former member of Kapelye. Hankus Netsky is founder and
director of the Klezmer Conservatory Band and Music Director for Itzhak
Perlman's "In the Fiddler's House" and "Soul of Jewish Music" projects. He
directs the Discovery Project at the National Yiddish Book Center and is
chair of the Contemporary Improvisation Department at the New England
Conservatory. Zoe Christiansen is a student in the Contemporary
Improvisation Department at the New England Conservatory.
submitted by Ellie Kellman, Brandeis University
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