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Zellerbach Theatre

October 2018

Soul Songs: Inspiring Women of Klezmer

October 28, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Philadelphia Folklore Project hosts Soul Songs: Inspiring Women of Klezmer

In a world premiere, one-night-only special event, 12 extraordinary women will be breathing contemporary life into the centuries-old tradition of Eastern European Jewish folk music. The brainchild of fourth generation klezmer musician and concert artistic director Susan Watts, SOUL SONGS: INSPIRING WOMEN OF KLEZMER was created from the world-renowned trumpeter’s concern for the future of her art and appreciation of every individual involved. “'Soul Songs’ is about the old and new intertwined,” says Watts, a 2015 Pew Fellow. “It is…

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