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Niki Jacobs Brings Yiddish Version of Theodorakis’s ‘Mauthausen Cycle’ to Northeast Region

Internationally acclaimed Dutch Yiddish singer Niki Jacobs will bring her Yiddish version of Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis’s “Mauthausen Cycle” to three Northeastern U.S. venues in mid-March. Performing with her classical/klezmer ensemble, Jacobs will present her Holocaust-themed program drawn from “The Ballad of Mauthausen,” also known as the “Mauthausen Cantata,” at Joe’s Pub at the Public Theatre…

Darlene Love, Joan Osborne, Kate Pierson Headline ‘We Got the Beat’ Women in Music Summit at Bearsville Theater

  (WOODSTOCK, N.Y.) — Darlene Love, Joan Osborne, Kate Pierson (B-52s), Genya Ravan, Amy Rigby, and Simi Stone headline We Got the Beat, a women-in-music summit featuring three days of concerts, panel discussions, film screenings, conversations, and more, at the legendary Bearsville Theater in Woodstock on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, March 25-27, 2022. The brainchild…

Berkshire and Hudson Valley Regional Cultural Preview, Feb 11-13

The cultural highlights in our region this weekend include lots of jazz, symphonic music, punk-rock, Celtic fusion  … plus a whole lot more.   HUDSON JAZZ FESTIVAL The Hudson Jazz Festival kicks off the first of a two-weekend run celebrating the artistry of Black jazz musicians and their innovations as part of the festival’s “Lift…

Eleanor Reissa Wrestles with Holocaust Legacy in New Memoir

(NEW YORK, N.Y.) — Eleanor Reissa’s new memoir, The Letters Project: A Daughter’s Journey, will be published on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, by Post Hill Press. A second-generation Holocaust memoir, Reissa’s new book reads like a mystery, recounting the compelling story of her discovery of a cache of letters written in the 1940s from her…

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…