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Ten years after making his professional debut in the world premiere of Philip Glass's Appomattox, Anthony Russell is now a vocalist, composer, and arranger specializing in Yiddish art and folk song, khazones, and Chasidic nigunim. Anthony's work in traditional Ashkenazi musical forms led to a musical exploration of his own roots through the research, arrangement, and performance of a hundred years of African-American traditional music. Anthony will discuss the triumphs and tribulations of being "the black guy who sings Yiddish."
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This event is part of Yidstock 2018: The Festival of New Yiddish Music.
YIDSTOCK 2018 is sponsored by WAMC Northeast Public Radio, Tablet Magazine, and The Marinus and Minna B. Koster Foundation.
PLEASE NOTE: Lineup is subject to change. All ticket sales are final. We cannot accommodate refunds or exchanges.
Yiddish Book Center (View)
1021 West St.
Amherst, MA 01002
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