News

Maya Beiser to Premiere New Philip Glass Project at Hudson Hall

by Seth Rogovoy (HUDSON, N.Y.) – Renowned avant-garde cellist Maya Beiser will be joined by a group of all-star cellists to perform works from her new solo album, Maya Beiser x Philip Glass, at Hudson Hall on Saturday, July 24 at 7pm. The venue is most appropriate for the music’s world premiere, as the album…

Seth Rogovoy to Write George Harrison Book

(HUDSON, N.Y., June 15, 2021) – Seth Rogovoy will write a book about George Harrison for Oxford University Press, according to Publishers Marketplace, which describes WITHIN YOU WITHOUT YOU: Listening to George Harrison as “a critical reappraisal, giving Harrison his due as a musician, composer, and human being, revealing the crucial contributions he made to…

Seth Rogovoy to Host Bob Dylan 80th Birthday Virtual Tribute Concert

(LONDON, U.K.) – Bob Dylan turns 80 years old on Monday, May 24, 2021, and to celebrate and pay tribute to the Nobel Prize-winning rock poet, Seth Rogovoy will produce and host a global, all-star, Jewish-oriented virtual tribute concert, featuring Socalled (Montreal), Niki Jacobs (Amsterdam), Daniel Kahn (Berlin/Hamburg), and Lail Arad (London).   In “Happy…

A Writer’s Room for Hudson?

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – The founders of the very successful DC Writers Room are focusing their attention on Hudson as a likely site for their next project. They want to hear from local writers to gauge their interest in such an effort. Charles Karelis and his son, Alexander Karelis, founded a writers’ space in Washington, DC,…

Virtual Concert Pays Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

(WOODSTOCK, N.Y.) – A dozen regional musicians will take part in Holocaust Survivors: A Concert of Resilience and Hope, which will be livestreamed from the Bearsville Theatre on Sunday May 23, at 4pm. Performers include Elizabeth Clark, Michael Veitch, Jen Clapp, Vicki Russell, Bonnie Meadow, Elise Pittelman, and Judy Kass. Musical director is Julie Last,…

Seth Rogovoy Launches New Substack Newsletter for Original Writings

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Seth Rogovoy has launched Reflections & Illuminations, a newsletter devoted to his creative, original writing, on the widely popular Substack platform. The newsletter, which will be delivered to subscriber inboxes two to three times per week, is free and will include Rogovoy’s writings and thoughts on culture, politics, and life itself. To…

Yidstock 2021 Goes Global with Virtual Program Featuring a Dozen Artists

(AMHERST, Mass.) – YIDSTOCK: The Festival of New Yiddish Music will feature a dozen musical artists from around the world—including Eleanor Reissa, Lorin Sklamberg of the Klezmatics, and Daniel Kahn and Sveta Kundish from Berlin—in a program of Yiddish songs of social justice streaming on Sunday, July 11, at 4pm (ET). The ninth annual YIDSTOCK—what…