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A Concert of Russian and Jewish Music featuring Metropolitan Klezmer

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April 3, 2012

 

In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Metropolitan Klezmer will perform new and old regional and popular songs with Russian-Jewish roots. Featuring traditional and original instrumentals, and songs in Yiddish, Russian and English.
 
Metropolitan Klezmer is hailed as “one of the finest American klezmer bands” by Songlines Magazine (UK). They perform an exhilarating range of musical treasure with astonishing agility and refreshing depth. Formed in 1994, this group of exceptional New York musicians combines the best of downtown, classical and World Music scenes to create inspired neo-traditional interpretations and compositions around a panoply of eclectic Yiddish repertoire.