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Cancelled: Beethoven in the Yiddish Imagination

Monday, April 20, 2020 7 PM YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
This event has been cancelled. Please visit the YIVO website for the most up-to-date event schedule.

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)


Mario Diaz-Moresco, Baritone
Spencer Myer, Piano
Allen Lewis Rickman, Actor
Yelena Shmulenson, Actor
Ulysses Quartet
··Christina Bouey, Violin
··Rhiannon Banerdt, Violin
··Colin Brookes, Viola
··Grace Ho, Cello

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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