Svigals' "Yellow Ticket" arrives at the Coolidge, Brookline, on Apr 29
You know, I don't even care if the movie is significant or not (it is). The chance to hear Alicia Svigal and Marilyn Lerner perform, live? Priceless.
Alicia Svigal's original score to the 1918 silent film classic, "the Yellow Ticket," starring Pola Negri, performed live by Klezmer Unfettered: Marilyn Lerner and Alicia Svigals
April 29, 2013 (7:30 pm)
Coolidge Corner Theatre
290 Harvard St.
Tel: (617) 734-2501
A panel discussion will follow the film. Tickets are on sale now for $25.
The Yellow Ticket is a live multimedia concert event featuring the eponymous 1918 Pola Negri silent film with a performance of an original score by Alicia Svigals, one of the world's foremost klezmer fiddlers. The score is the newest commission from the Foundation's New Jewish Culture Network (NJCN) and marks the first feature-length film composition by Svigals who will perform live with virtuoso pianist Marilyn Lerner at each of the screenings of this cinema classic. Set in Poland and Tsarist Russia, the film portrays a woman's struggle to overcome adversity in a story of secret identifies, heroic measures, and triumphant love.