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From Shtetl to Stage: A Celebration of Yiddish Music and Culture

Please join Cantor Marx for a trip to New York City

From Shtetl to Stage: A Celebration of Yiddish Music and Culture
Monday, April 15 at 8:00pm
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY

The concert — on Monday, April 15 at 8 p.m. — is part of the historic Manhattan theater’s citywide festival, “Migrations: The Making of America.” Eager to share the experience with our readers, the Forward secured coveted seats in the Orchestra section.

From Shtetl to Stage celebrates the journey of Yiddish culture from Old World to New through music, song, poetry, and drama. A company of extraordinary Yiddish talent—as well as stars of the classical, folk, and theater worlds—mix chestnuts from the Yiddish theater and folk song repertoire with Yiddish-tinged vaudeville, art song, classical music, and klezmer in a program that explores how Eastern European Jewish culture interacted with and contributed to American culture at large.

Performers
Seth Rogovoy, Creator and Producer
Eleanor Reissa, Creator, Director, and Vocalist
Boris Sandler and Lyudmila Sholokhova, Historical Advisers

Mike Burstyn, Vocalist
Eri Kang, Piano
Evgeny Kissin, Piano
David Krakauer, Clarinet
Katrina Lenk, Vocalist
Zalmen Mlotek, Piano
Gil Shaham, Violin
Kathleen Tagg, Piano

Shane Baker, Actor
Joanne Borts, Vocalist
Avi Hoffman, Vocalist
Elmore James, Vocalist
Daniel Kahn, Vocalist, Accordion, and Guitar
Cantor Yaakov "Yanky" Lemmer, Vocalist
Dani Marcus, Vocalist
Cilla Owens, Vocalist
Allen Lewis Rickman, Actor
Yelena Shmulenson, Actor
Lorin Sklamberg, Vocalist and Accordion

Frank London, Music Director, Conductor, and Trumpet
Richie Barshay, Drums
Dan Blacksberg, Trombone
Yoshie Fruchter, Guitars, Banjo, and Mandolin
Keryn Kleiman, Violin
Dan Rosengard, Piano
Jordan Sand, Bass
Michael Winograd, Clarinet