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Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival w/Brave Old World, Pittsburgh, PA, May 29, 2007

Pittsburgh Jewish Music FestivalPittsburgh Jewish Music Festival presents
Klezfest '07

"Song of the Lodz Ghetto"
featuring Brave Old World
Tuesday, May 29 7:30pm
Katz Theatre, JCC of Greater Pittsburgh 5738 Forbes Ave.

Song of the Lodz Ghetto is a song cycle in which memory and imagination freely interact to create a journey between present and past. Brave Old World's new Yiddish songs and compositions are interwoven with arrangements of the rare music created between 1940-44 in the Nazi ghetto of Lodz, Poland. This is music on the cutting edge of tradition performed by the celebrated quartet of the klezmer scene. Michael Alpert is renowned for his soulful renderings in the Yiddish language. Music director Alan Bern is acclaimed for his prize-winning compositions. Clarinetist Kurt Bjorling is internationally recognized as one of the most inventive interpreters of Klezmer music. And Stuart Brotman provides multi-instrumental virtuosity. You don't have to be Jewish to love this world-class band.

TICKETS $20 general admission, $15 seniors, $10 students

TICKETS available at www.proartstickets.org
(412) 394-3353

The Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival is co-sponsored by the United Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh and Rodef Shalom Congregation The Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival is made possible in part by Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts, The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the A.W. Mellon Fund and the Heinz Endowments Small Arts Arts Intiative

For more info on the Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival, visit www.pjmf.net.

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