Concert with Zisl Slepovitch
Hosted By: Chicago YIVO Society
In a live virtual concert, composer, ethnomusicologist, educator, and multi-instrumentalist Zisl Slepovitch will perform selections from his various compositions.
The concert program includes fragments from Slepovitch’s vocal cycle SYLL-ABLE — Soviet Yiddish Literati (music set to the poetry of Meyshe Kulbak, Izi Kharik, and Zelik Akselrod), songs set to children’s poems by Boris Sandler, an ethnographic multimedia program “Traveling the Yiddishland,” based on D. Zisl Slepovitch’s and Nina Stepanskaya’s field recordings from Belarus, and Slepovitch’s original pieces and songs in Yiddish.
This event will take place at 2 p.m. Central/ 3 p.m. Eastern.
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