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Klezmer Alliance, Leeds, UK, Oct 12

Here's a chance to experience an evening of Hopkele magic in Leeds if you weren t able to enjoy July's spectacular combination of live klezmer music and dance.

Please join us on Thursday 12 October, from 7.30-10pm, at the Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Community Centre, Leeds, LS17 for a concert from the Klezmer Alliance, followed by dancing for everyone with music from the band.

The Klezmer Alliance is a sextet of musicians from Germany, the UK and Moldova who create new sound dimensions for Yiddish music. The band unites some of Europe s most sought-after klezmer performers with Kishinev s King of Yiddish song Efim Chorny: Susan Ghergus (keyboards), Andreas Schmitges (mandolin, guitar and dance), Bernd Spehl (clarinet), Thomas Fritze (bass) and Guy Schalom (drums). See also www.klezmeralliance.com.

The format of the evening will be:

7.30-8.30pm: concert of klezmer music, and traditional and new Yiddish song

9-10pm: dancing for everyone with an experienced Yiddish dance leader and live klezmer music.

Give Tracy Bickler at the Centre a call to book your tickets (£9, £7 concs) on 0113 218 5824, or drop in to see her at 311 Stonegate Road, Leeds LS17 8AZ.

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