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28th JMF Festival Pass
Various Locations (Berkeley, CA)
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28th JMF Festival Pass
The Future of Jewish Music in Poland: Polesye & Shofar
March 02, 2013 7:00 PM
@ Berkeley Rep

28th JEWISH MUSIC FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT: The Future of Jewish Music in Poland with Polesye: Jewish Folksongs from the Shtetl featuring Olga Mieleszczuk, Ittai Binnun, Cookie Segelstein & Josh Horowitz plus Shofar. Multimedia introduction by Ruth Ellen Gruber.

Real Vocal String Quartet & True Life Trio
March 03, 2013 8:00 PM
@ The Freight and Salvage

This knock-out Bay Area string quartet, string band, woman's vocal quartet and jaw-dropping improvising world-music collective takes on Regina Spektor and other Jewish music. True Life Trio weaves sumptuous vocal harmonies and sultry rhythms from Eastern Europe, the Americas & beyond.

Polesye: Jewish Folksongs from the Shtetl
March 04, 2013 1:00 PM
@ JCC East Bay

This unique project is inspired by the repertoire of Mariam Nirenberg, a pre-War Jewish folksinger born in the multicultural region of Polesye. Vocalist Olga Mieleszczuk provides modern arrangements to Nirenberg's repertoire, accompanied by Israeli clarinetist and guitarist Ittai Binnun, violinist Cookie Segelstein and accordionist Josh Horowitz.

Michael Alpert & Julian Kytasty: Night Songs From a Neighboring Village
March 05, 2013 7:30 PM
@ JCC East Bay

Rich East European Jewish and Ukrainian musical traditions come together with Michael Alpert, a leading Yiddishist and pioneer of the klezmer revival, and Julian Kytasty, a premier bandura (lute-harp) player.

Theodore Bikel, Merima Ključo & Shura Lipovsky
March 07, 2013 8:00 PM
@ The Freight and Salvage

Journeys through Yiddish and Bosnian/Sephardic cultures with legendary Jewish-American folksinger Theodore Bikel, Bosnian accordionist Merima Ključo, and Shura Lipovsky, a world renowned singer of Yiddish, direct from Amsterdam.

David Krakauer, Matt Haimovitz, Lisa Delan & Kristin Pankonin
March 09, 2013 8:00 PM
@ Berkeley Rep Thrust Stage

Vilna Poems, a song cycle of works by the great Yiddish poet, Avrom Sutskever, composed by David Garner, in memory of Sylvie Braitman. Akoka - The End of Time is a project inspired by Olivier Messaien's Quartet for the End of Time and developed by Haimovitz and Krakauer.



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Berkeley, CA 94709
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