Audio / Video

NEW! Songs from the Yale University Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies (part 1). Read about the project.

Soul to Soul at TES-FEST 2nd International Yiddish Theatre Festival in Bucharest, Romania

GOYFRIEND project with Sasha Lurje and Litvakus (in production):

Zisl Slepovitch & Sasha Lurje on Avi Grenadier’s Podcast on their new collaboration project, GOYFRIEND / друГой.

NEW! Yiddish theater clarinet solos – from the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene 2016/17 Yiddish Theatre Program, Bashayn Di Nakht (Light Up The Night)

Postcard / A Kartl, a new EP by Litvakus (June 2016)
Postcard to Myself: Minsk – New York (Music and Lyrics: Zisl Slepovitch).

Zisl’s Sher & Karahods – with Litvakus, at DROM NYC

Zisl Slepovitch’s Litvakus: Freylekhs and Kolomeyke from the album Raysn: The Jewish music of Belarus

Khayka-Zhydowka – Khayka the Jewish Girl, part of the Litvakus’s Raysn album.

Q&A’s with Zisl Slepovitch in Jewish music and ethnomusicology in Belarus, following the Litvakus’s Raysn CD release concert, 10/29/2014.


Traveling the Yiddishland trailer

Niggun Nikolayev from Shabes Zing-Along project (with Inna Barmash and Irina Sheynfeld).
Credits: Zisl Slepovitch, vocals; Patrick Farrell, accordion; Lev “Ljova” Zhurbin, viola; Dmitry Ishenko, upright bass.

Hey Antoshe (Music: Zisl Slepovitch, Lyrics: Moyshe Kulbak), from Litvakus’s “Raysn: The Music of Jewish Belarus.”

One-act ballet Di Tsvey Brider (The Two Brothers) after Y-L Peretz’s poem (2010).
A production of The National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene.
Directed by Matthew ‘Motl’ Didner; Choreographed by Rebecca Warner; Voice-over: Michael Baron and Shane Baker. Dmitri Slepovitch, keyboards, clarinet; Matt Temkin, percussion. Original score by Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch.

Viglid (Yiddish Lullaby), arranged by Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch and performed together with Alexandr Pomidoroff and Minsker Kapelye klezmer ensemble (with Tatsiana Kukel on the cimbalom and Alexander Shuvalov on the bayan) for the UNICEF’s album Lullabies (Kalykhanki). The album, which is a compilation of lullabies performed by individual Belarusian artists, got the Record of the Year 2007 national award.

See other videos on the Dmitri Slepovitch and Litvakus YouTube channels.
Visit Dmitri Slepovitch’s SoundCloud channel for more audio examples