Event Information
Center for Jewish History Presents
The Hidden Musical Treasures of Romania
Monday, September 20, 2010

An-sky Institute for Jewish Culture Series

Length: 1 hr 30 mins
Intermission: None
Seating: General Admission
You choose your seats when you get to the theater.

For three decades, fiddler Bob Cohen has roamed Romania like Indiana Jones with a tape recorder in search of remnants of lost Jewish musical traditions through field research with elderly Roma (Gypsy) musicians. From his work as a cultural dragoman, recordings with the Budapest-based ensemble Di Naye Kapelye, and popular blog exploring traditional music and grilled meat, Cohen has become a guru to many leading musicians in the American klezmer and Balkan music scenes. A fascinating polyglot with an encyclopedic knowledge of Eastern Europe's minority ethnic populations, Cohen will inspire, educate and entertain during this special multi-media presentation. This presentation is part of the An-sky Institute for Jewish Culture Series as well as CTMD and World Music Institute's New York World Festival: Music of the Black Sea. A reception will follow the event.

Please arrive 30 minutes before curtain time to clear security and choose your seat.

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This event is general admission and no seating is assigned at this time. You will choose your seats when you arrive at the venue. Please view the 'More info' link to view if the venue is ADA Complaint.