Monday, January 25, 2010

Jewish Artists for Haiti Relief Concert

from Rokhl at גלות ײד: Jewish Artists for Haiti- Haitian Relief Concert January 28

On January 28th there will be a Haitian Relief Concert - Jewish Artists for Haiti at the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, 7 pm. [Location:Stephen Wise Free Synagogue (30 West 68th Street @ CPW)] Sponsored by the New Yiddish Rep and the Workmen's Circle. In cooperation with the The Forward Association (pending), Golden Land Connections, and The Stephen Wise Free Synagogue.

The line-up (so far):

Frank London (music director) and the Klezmer Brass All-Stars
Judith Sloan
Jennifer Miller
Veretski Pass (Joshua Horowitz and Cookie Siegelstein)
Joshua Lockwood
Basya Schechter
Avi Fox-Rosen
Benji Fox Rosen
Art Bailey
Alicia Svigals
Matt Darriau
Adrienne Cooper
Dan Rosengard
Eve Sicular
Cantor Dan Singer

Price of admission is a minimum $10 donation (checks or cash) to a Haitian Relief Fund.

The Workmen's Circle (Arbeter Ring) website has added Neshama Carlebach and The Green Pastures Baptist Choir and Soulfarm to the bill. Facebook also has Isle of Klezbos and Zalmen Mlotek performing. A flyer for the event is available in pdf here. The Facebook page for the event is here. TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED HERE or at the door. Call the Workmen’s Circle (212) 889-6800 x212 for more info.

(I've heard both Alicia Svigals and Frank London in concert and both are true virtuosos. It's bound to be a great show.)

You can donate directly to AJWS Haiti relief here.

Concert co-sponsors:
Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring, Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, The Forward Association, National Yiddish Theater/Folksbiene, Security USA, Golden Land Concerts and Connections and 2nd Ave Deli

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