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Svigals, Lerner, perform "Yellow Ticket," Cincinnati, OH, 2 Feb, 2014

movie stillAlicia 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 Opening Night: Jewish & Israeli Film Festival Sat, Feb 8, 2014, 8pm Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion, Schaeur Chapel 3101 Clifton Avenue Cincinnati, Ohio Tickets Alicia SvigalsThe 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.

The Yellow Ticket PROMO from Jewish Culture on Vimeo.

Dr. Michael Meyer, Emeritus Professor of History at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, will provide some extra insight into the film! And stay after the film for a dessert reception and an exclusive meet-and-greet with the artists.

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