INNA BARMASH: Yiddish Lullabies & Love Songs
This is an in-person event that is also streaming online
Sun, 20 Mar 2022
03:00PM - 04:30PM (EDT)
376 9th st
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Twinkling Lullabies & Songs of Love and Love Gone Wrong.
Vilna-born vocalist Inna Barmash
is bringing back her YIddish Lullabies & Love Songs
project to Barbes, featuring Lev 'Ljova' Zhurbin
on fadolín, Shoko Nagai
on accordion and piano, Dmitry Ishenko
on bass and Zisl Slepovitch
on clarinet. The program explores art songs and folk songs, including rarely heard treasures of old Soviet era anthologies of songs collected in the shtetls of Ukraine in the 1920s and art songs by Soviet composers set to Yiddish poetry.
Inna Barmash first started singing in Yiddish back in her home city of Vilnius, Lithuania as a child in the late 80s. After immigrating to the US with her family in 1991, Inna has continued singing in Yiddish, Russian and other languages with numerous klezmer and folk groups in the NY area. She is the vocalist of the chamber folk band Ljova & the Kontraband and co-leads the gypsy dance party band Romashka.
The "Yiddish Lullabies & Love Songs" recording was made possible through a grant by the BluePrint Fellowship project of COJECO, funded by the UJA-Federation of New York and Genesis Philanthropy Group..
$20 suggested -
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