9 Languages: Karolina Cicha and Bart Palyga

Monday, Sept 28th

8:00 pm

A NY debut, Direct from Poland The wildly clever project of Karolina Cicha and Bart Palyga, 9 Languages, features songs in the minority languages of the Podlasie region of northeast Poland bordering Russia, Lithuania and Belarus: Ukrainian, Lithuanian, Russian, Romani, Belarusian, Yiddish, Polish, Tatar and Esperanto. Karolina and Bart perform…

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Modern Estonian Songs: Maarja Nuut

Weds, Sept 30th

7:00 pm

A US debut! The highly acclaimed Maarja Nuut is a fiddler and singer from Estonia who creates inventive arrangements of traditional songs from her homeland and incorporates modern electronics, dance tunes, and stories. Nuut builds her performances layer by layer into a hypnotic cascade, taking listeners on a far ranging,…

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NY Gypsy Brass Showdown

Sunday, October 4th

7:30 pm

Expect four wildly diverse brass bands to blow as hard, fast and original as they can as part of the 11th annual NY Gypsy Festival. Frank London’s Klezmer Brass All-Stars featuring Eleanor Reissa; Hungry March Band; Slavic Soul Party and Underground Horns, will go head to head and give it…

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Thurs - Sat, October 15 - 17th

7:30 pm

A new revival of the 2005 off-Broadway hit by Tony Award®-winning playwright, Rupert Holmes, based on a concept by Mariela Franganillo (of Recuerdo Tango performed at Schimmel in 2013) and Robert Royston. Following in the tradition of West Side Story, this contemporary, Romeo and Juliet story depicts a unique fusion…

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