Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 7:00pm
Morphy Recital Hall, Mead Witter School of Music, 455 N. Park St., Madison, WI 53706

In the 1930’s a Jewish scholar from the Ukraine named Moshe Beregovski set out, with eery prescience, to collect and preserve the deep and rich Jewish musical tradition around him.  On what turned out to be the eve of the destruction of European Jewry, Beregovski organized expeditions to Ukrainian “shtetlekh” (small Jewish towns) and sought out the eldest singers and instrumentalists he could find, asking them to pour their collective folk knowledge into his recording horn.  In this way he ma