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The Klezmatics to receive Tenco Award in Italy, November 16, 2012

Lorin Sklamberg writes to the Jewish-Music list with good news about the Klezmatics, who have won Italy's songwriting award:

"We are honored to be this year's recipients of Italy's annual Tenco Award for songwriting. Past recipients include Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave, Elvis Costello, and Jacques Brel.

"While in Italy to pick up the award, we will be playing two concerts:

  • November 15 Turin - FolkClub Torino
  • November 16 San Remo - Teatro Ariston, Premio Tenco

"The Premio Tenco night is dedicated to Woody Guthrie. Joining us in the musical line-up will be Sarah Lee Guthrie, and celebrated Italians Francesco De Gregori, Luigi Grechi with Orchestra Popolare Italiana di Ambrogio Sparagna,Giovanna Marini, and Davide Van De Sfroos."