New Music Express posted our outdoor MUZIKALISHER TANGO clip (we play Music at Abe Lebewohl Park again 6/20) & Protest Music blogged bandleader Eve Sicular's essay on Triangle Fire Yiddish ballads, plus our video: http://www.protestmusic.org/tag/metropolitan-klezmer/
Grantee Spotlight, LowerManhattanCulturalCouncil!
TimeOut NY Pick:
On Thursday 6/26 Isle of Klezbos plays two boroughs: daytime for the Brooklyn Public Library's wonderful Central Branch "Lunchapalooza" outdoor series at Grand Army Plaza; and evening at an avant garde music salon on Manhattan's Lower East Side -- Spectrum is a post-modern listening venue in a former synagogue loft.
Double headers & exciting outdoor concerts in June: Two shows next week! Isle of Klezbos debuts at The Jewish Museum for Museum Mile Festival on Tuesday 6/11; then we celebrate our fifteenth annual KlezBiGay Pride show, with Tony-nominated MC Lisa Kron at El Sol Brillante Garden (rain location JCC Manhattan), Wednesday 6/12.
We are pleased to announce that our second album of original reed quintet music, Unraveled, has been recorded. Visit our Facebook page for photos and more details! The album is set for release in late October, 2013.
Join us on June 7th for opening night in Birch Creek's splendid Juniper Hall. Enjoy a combination of champagne, chocolate, and strawberries while listening a pre-concert performance by students of the Door County Strings Academy, before hearing our world-class performers present the music of Finzi, Vaughan Williams, and Stanford.
Flutists now have access to a remarkable transcription of the beautiful Saint-Saens Fantaisie. P.H.Bloom's transcription captures the essence of the composer's work for violin & harp in all its virtuosity, intensity, and spirit. Just published by Noteworthy Sheet Music!