Sunday, February 18, 2007

Free Klezmer Concert February 21

Performance--German Klezmer Band Concert - Sing Your Soul with Susanne Ortner
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 21
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Cost: Free
Announced by: European Studies Center, European Union Center of Excellence, Jewish Studies Program, Yiddish Club

Susanne Ortner, Giant Eagle Foundation Artist in Residence and Center Associate with the European Union Center of Excellence and European Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh, will give a performance of Klezmer music in a pogram entitled "Sing Your Soul" on Wednesday, February 21, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. in the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium. Susanne Ortner will be joined by her professional band members on tour from Germany. This appearance by Ms. Ortner and her band are sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Jewish Studies Program and the Yiddish Club. "Sing Your Soul" has been widely acclaimed in Europe and Israel for its authenticity, depth, beauty, and the warmeth of their interpretations of festive dance tunes that include Chassidic Nigunim, tangos of Argentina, Israeli melodies, and the jazzy sounds of Yiddish theatre.
For more information, contact Professor Alex Orbach, Jewish Studies or Elliott Bergman, Yiddish Club -

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