Socalled & Venuti string quartet
Tuesday, August 22
Josh “Socalled” Dolgin is one of the country’s most interesting and versatile artists, known for his genre-bending collaborations and a special passion for Yiddish music. This highlight concert puts a spotlight on a rarely heard repertoire, a program of Yiddish art songs, lullabies, theatre music and folk songs newly arranged for string quartet, as featured on his 2018 recording Di Frosh (“The Frog”). Heart-wrenching and joyous Eastern European melodies combined with Socalled’s uncanny talent for telling a good story, this concert will surely move you to tears… with a smile on your face!
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Josh “Socalled” Dolgin, singer
VENUTI STRING QUARTET
Rebekah Wolkstein, violin
Drew Jurecka, violin
Shannon Knights, viola
Amahl Arulanandam, cello
Socalled, “the mad wizard of Yiddish Hip-Hop”, goes back to his roots on his ground-breaking, heartbreaking program, presenting songs the Yiddish Theatre, Hassidic melodies, Klezmer, folksong, songs from the Holocaust, from Israel, and even some original new songs.
Concert duration: 2 hours with intermission