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Musical Performance: Borders & Ballads

Daniel Kahn, Yeva Lapsker and Jake Shulman-Ment
Thursday, September 26, 2019
8:00-10:00 PM
Britton Recital Hall Earl V. Moore Building Map
Detroit-born, Berlin-based singer, songwriter, translator and U-M alum Daniel Kahn returns to Ann Arbor for an intimate polyglot program in Yiddish, English, Russian, German, and French. Featuring images and surtitles designed and projected by co-translator and partner Yeva Lapsker, and acclaimed violist Jake Shulman-Ment, Kahn’s songscape traverses the borders of language, culture, history, and politics and draws on Kahn's own original songs and translations of Yiddish folksongs. In a time haunted by the specters of displacement and despotism, these are ballads without borders, anthems of solidarity and solitude, smuggled stories, forgotten futures.

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Building: Earl V. Moore Building
Event Type: Performance
Tags: Concert, Jewish Studies, yiddish
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Judaic Studies, School of Music, Theatre & Dance, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

The Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies organizes a number of public events each year such as lectures, conferences, and films, many in collaboration with other U-M units. Please use our searchable events calendar for information about upcoming programs sponsored by CREES.

To see all events organized by CREES and other affiliates of the Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia this semester, click the image to the right for a PDF calendar.