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Presented by YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Beethoven in the Yiddish Imagination

Monday, April 20, 2020 7 PM YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
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Join us for a celebration of Beethoven in the Yiddish imagination, including a Yiddish translation of "Ode to Joy" and a bilingual reading of a Yiddish story about the "Moonlight" Sonata. An die ferne Geliebte and the String Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131, will also be performed, following a discussion of the largely unknown Jewish influences on these works.

Running in conjunction is an exhibition that showcases original materials from YIVO’s collections pertaining to Beethoven in Yiddish.

Part of: Beethoven Celebration

Tickets: $15 (general admission)
$10 (students and YIVO members)

Performers

Mario Diaz-Moresco, Baritone
Spencer Myer, Piano
Allen Lewis Rickman, Actor
Yelena Shmulenson, Actor
Ulysses Quartet

Venue Information

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research at the Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street | Manhattan
yivo.org/beethoven | 212-246-6080

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