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The Grammy-nominated New Budapest Orpheum Society, an Ensemble-in-Residence at the University of Chicago, draws upon a wide range of repertoires, many forgotten, others preserved in European archives, all poignantly bearing witness to the great tradition of Jewish cabaret. They will perform works from their repertoire and works recently rediscovered by Performing the Jewish Archive researchers.
About the New Budapest Orpheum Society
Julia Bentley, mezzo soprano; Philip V. Bohlman, Artistic Director; Stewart Figa, baritone; Danny Howard, percussion; Iordanka Kissiova, violin; Ilya Levinson, Music Director and piano; Mark Sonksen, double bass; and Don Stille, accordion.
Performing the Jewish Archive
This event is part of Performing the Jewish Archive, a three year Arts and Humanities Research Council funded project working to explore hidden archives, uncover and perform lost works, and create a legacy for the future. For more information visit the Performing the Jewish Archive website.