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"Score: East and West", London, UK, 13 Mar, 2014

Score: East and West - silent film with live music

Thursday 13th March 7.30pm
341-351 Finchley Road,
London, NW3 6ET
Doors open 7.30pm.

Lemez Lovas (Oi Va Voi, Shtetl Superstars, Yiddish Twist Orchestra), directs musicians Moshikop Yaniv Fridel and Rohan Kriwaczek in an irreverent live performance of a score for East and West, especially prepared for the JW3.

In Sidney M. Goldin and Ivan Abramson's silent movie (1923), streetwise New Yorker Mollie (Molly Picon) travels to her demure cousin's wedding in a traditional Polish shtetl. Lovas, Moshikop and Kriwaczek's cheeky new score takes us from traditional klezmer to contemporary electronica, from liturgical melancholy to party pop kitsch and from vaudeville to breakbeat. As love blossoms between East and West, and the musical narrative unfolds, traditional and modern worlds are brought into collision.

For a sneak preview click here

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