16-17 NOVEMBER 2024


Many Musical Worlds of Ashkenazi Jewish culture

Zisl Slepovitch, a critically acclaimed klezmer musician, composer, musicologist and Yiddish educator, presents a concert-lecture where he will talk about his own journey in Jewish / Yiddish culture as an ethnographer, composer, and performer.

Dr. Zisl Slepovitch is a musicologist (PhD, Belarusian State Academy of Music), versatile multiinstrumentalist, conductor, composer, and Yiddish educator; founding member of Litvakus; Musician-in-Residence at Fortunoff Video Archive at Yale University. He appeared in Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish (off-Broadway, 2018-20), Defiance movie (2007), scored music for theatre, film, video games, chamber ensembles; collected Jewish musical lore in Belarus. @zislepovitch zislepovitch.com

Foto: Anya Roz

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