Archive for June, 2012
National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene’s Annual Gala 2012.
HONORING NEIL SEDAKA, CHANA MLOTEK, and DR. H JAY WISNICKI
When: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 7:30 pm
Where: The Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036
Award presenters: Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel , Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, Folksbiene President Mark Mlotek
Performances by: Dudu Fisher, Jay Black of Jay and the Americans, Avi Hoffman, Lorin Sklamberg of The Klezmatics, Eleanor Reissa, Lori Wilner, Cantor Robert Abelson, Cantor Rebecca Garfein, Dani Marcus.
Gala Ensemble: Michael Levi Harris, Rebecca Keren, Stuart Marshall, Stav Meishar, Daniella Rabbani, Eyal Sherf, Nimmy Weisbrod, Rachel Yucht
Band: Avi Fox-Rosen (guitar), Lauren Brody (accordion), Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch (clarinet), Margot Leverett (sax), Jordan Hirsch (trumpet), Dan Blacksberg (trombone), Brian Glassman (bass), Matt Temkin (drums/percussion)
A special appearance by the children’s choirs of: Congregation Rodeph Sholom, SAR Academy, and the Moriah School.
Musical Direction by Zalmen Mlotek
Orchestrations by Pete Sokolow
Production copyist: Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch