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Saturday, June 27 • 2:00pm - Monday, June 27 • 3:10pm
Messianic Sparrows and Smart-Ass Goats: The Meaning of Animals in Yiddish Song

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Iconic animal images—the golden peacock, the bound calf, the innocent kid—are as woven into Yiddish song literature as they are into the paintings of Marc Chagall. Join Laura Rosenberg, music director/conductor of the New Yiddish Theater and performer/producer of Myrna Oy’s Yiddish Cabaret concerts, to explore through musical examples and discussion how animals in Yiddish songs say what people can’t.

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Laura Rosenberg

Laura Rosenberg is music director/conductor of the New Yiddish Theater company and performer/producer of Myrna Oy's Yiddish Cabaret concerts. She has sung with the Meshugga Klezmer Band and the JazzKleztet, and is the board chair of KlezCalifornia. During Laura's 35-year career in arts administration, she co-founded and directed the Hot Springs Music Festival (where she currently serves as operations manager and arts administration mentor), and... Read More →


Saturday June 27, 2015 2:00pm - Monday June 27, 2016 3:10pm
Sonoma Valley SC2083

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