The Music List
Wed, 02/20/2013

Ongoing: The New York Klezmer Series, curated by Aaron Alexander and now hosted at the Stephen Wise Synagogue (30 W. 68th St.), has a dozen incredibly exciting events scheduled between March 1 and the end of June. nyklezmer.com.

March 3: A program of music by Jewish composers performed by the Sylvan Woods woodwind ensemble, 3 p.m., at The Museum at Eldridge St., 12 Eldridge St. eldridgestreet.org, (212) 219-0888, x205.

March 7: In a rare NYC appearance, Lenka Lichtenberg premieres new Yiddish songs from her forthcoming album “Embrace” at 7 p.m., at the Congress for Jewish Culture, 25 E. 21st St. (212) 505-8040.

March 9:  “Liaisons II: Reimagining Sondheim from the Piano,” a recital by Anthony De Mare, a sequel to his sold-out performance from last year, with world premieres of 15 new pieces by composers inspired by Stephen Sondheim. Symphony Space (95th Street and Broadway), 7 p.m. symphonyspace.org, (212) 864-5400.

March 10:  “Ghetto Tango,” a concert of music created in the underground cabarets of the Nazi-imposed ghettos, created by Zalmen Mlotek and Adrienne Cooper, will be performed by members of the National Yiddish Theater – Folksbiene , 2:30 p.m., Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Pl. mjhnyc.org, (646) 437-4202.

March 12:  “New Voices of the Yiddish Stage,” a showcase of young performers who are keeping the tradition of Yiddish theater alive through the National Yiddish Theater – Folksbiene, 7 p.m., Colden Auditorium at Queens College’s Kupferberg Center, 6530 Kissena Blvd, Flushing. (718) 997-2785.

April 7:  Metropolitan Klezmer and Isle of Klezbos, together again for a rocking concert at the Walt Whitman Hall at Brooklyn College, 2 p.m. brooklyncenteronline.org, (718) 951-4500.

April 24:  Jazz, rock and Jewish music maven Ben Sidran launches his new CD, “Don’t Cry for No Hipster,” with a performance at the Jazz Standard, 116 E. 27th St. jazzstandard.net, (212) 576-2232. Sidran will be at Barbes on June 1.

April 28: “Treasures of Sephardic Song,” a recital by the Gerard Edery Ensemble, 3 p.m. at the Museum at Eldridge St., 12 Eldridge Street). eldridgestreet.org, (212) 219-0888, x205.

June 6: Pianist Inon Barnatan and the Riverside Symphony performing a program that includes music by Ervin Schulhoff and Maurice Ravel, 7:30 p.m. at Alice Tully Hall, Broadway and 65th Street. (212) 864-4197.