Klezmer Music Ensemble Concert

Drawing of people playing the cello and the flute
April 23, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Yiddish Khasene: A Celebration of the East European Jewish Wedding

Location: Harkness Chapel

A concert featuring klezmer music that was performed at traditional East European Jewish weddings (khasene). The repertoire includes artistic melodies to greet and honor the wedding guests (mazltov, dobriden), virtuosic table songs (tish nigunim), music to bid everyone a fond farewell (dobranotsh, zay gezunt, gute nakht) and more.

Free and open to the public. Paid parking available in the Ford Avenue garage, Severance Hall garage or at the meters along Bellflower Road and East Blvd.

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Klezmer Music Ensemble

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The Klezmer Music Ensemble is dedicated to learning and performing traditional East European Jewish folk music (Klezmer Music). This important genre of world music involves a specialized performance style, a unique repertoire, and chamber-music interaction.