Musical Convergences: From Yiddish Art Song to African American Spiritual–Performance and Discussion

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Thu, Apr 22 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Free and open to the public

Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell, an award-winning singer and musician specializing in Yiddish song, has created remarkable music from very diverse influences—from Yiddish art song, to African American Spiritual, from Chasidic melodies, to folk songs from the African American South. Russell and moderator Dr. Josh Kun, an award-winning cultural historian, will navigate through these rich worlds of sound from which Anthony creates his inventive interpretations.