Wednesday, Apr 17, 2024 7:00p -

The Boston Synagogue
55 Martha Road
Boston, MA 02114

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BackRoom Boston & The Boston Festival of New Jewish Music Presents: Shterna & the Lost Voice, a new Yiddish folktale 

Join Us for a Musical Crankie!  A Storytelling Adventure with Original Music by the Magid Ensemble!

What’s a Crankie?  It’s a long scroll that illustrates a story, as it unwinds.

Based on a folktale by A. C. Weaver & inspired by traditional Yiddish folklore --  follow  a young woman’s quest from the realms of the dead to the gardens of the immortal – all to restore her friend's lost voice.  The narrative is told through live original klezmer music --  & Kiah Raymond's crankie incorporates shadow puppetry inspired by Jewish papercut art.

Introducing The Magid Ensemble  – a new collaboration featuring award-winning klezmer musicians & composers Mattias Kaufmann, Raffi Boden, & Rachel Leader, Yiddishist storyteller A. C. Weaver, & visual artist Kiah Raymond. The Magid Ensemble explores the interplay of sound, story, light, & shadow to create expressive & immersive storytelling landscapes.

This dynamic performance is geared towards audiences of all ages!

Reception with light bites, slivovitz, wine & open top shelf bar follows the performance.

Pay-what-you-wishYour donation enables us to keep bringing you joyous and original performances! 

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