New York’s „Klezmatics“ Performing at Vienna’s 6th KlezMore Festival

Austrian Press Agency (APA) (10/08/2009)

Klezmer celebrates its 20th anniversary with an opening gala.

Vienna – The performance of New York’s “Klezmatics” provides a highlight for Vienna’s KlezMore Festival’s 6th anniversary. Form November 7 – 23 performances will take place at various spots throughout the city.

The focus of the program will be Jewish life in Vienna. Regular guests include Daniel Kahn, the Fox Rosen Quintet and newly discovered groups such as the Danish group, “Afenginn,” or the “Queen Esther Klezmer Trio, highlighting the British clarinetist, Emma Stiman.

In addition to the groups performing at various sites such as the 3raum-Anatomietheater, the churches at Gaußplatz and Tabor or the Sargfabrik, the program will offer discussions about Jewish life in Vienna. Tours will be conducted of the exhibition at the Memorial site in the Karajangasse, the Jewish Museum, the Währinger Jewish Cemetery and of the work being conducted by the Documentation Center of Austrian Resistance (DÖW) along with lectures on race and the Kabbala.

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