The Music List
Tuesday, February 14, 2012

March 18: New World/Old World Klezmer with Yale Strom and Hot Pstromi, part of the celebrations of the 125th anniversary of the Eldridge Street Synagogue. The Museum at Eldridge Street (12 Eldridge St.), 3 p.m.

March 18: “East Meets East, A Concert.” Alicia Svigals and her band collaborate with Ethiopian singer-songwriter Alula on a program that unites East Africa, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Forest Hills Jewish Center (106-06 Queens Blvd., Flushing), 6 p.m.

March 21: A full night of klezmer events, featuring the Sy Kushner Jewish Music Ensemble, preceded by a klezmer workshop led by Aaron Alexander, and followed by a jam session, also led by Alexander. Sixth Street Community Synagogue (325 E. 6th St.). Workshop begins at 6 p.m., Kushner performs at 8 p.m., jam session at 9:30 p.m.

March 29: “The Thomashefskys: Music and Memories of a Life in the Yiddish Theater,” a video of a live performance from last April, written and hosted by Michael Tilson Thomas, with Judy Blazer, Shuler Hensley and the New World Symphony. PBS Great Performances, 8 p.m.

April 22: Isle of Klezbos rings in the spring at Cornelia Street Café (29 Cornelia St.) with two sets beginning at 8:30 p.m.

April 25: “Hip-Hop Reflections,” featuring Rabbi D, Grey Matter, Dyalekt, Tranquil, Doron Lev, and others. Jewish hip-hop artists host a night rich in soulful narrations marking the observance of the seven-week period of reflection after Passover. Museum of Jewish Heritage (36 Battery Pl.), 7 p.m.

May 10: The Alabama Symphony Orchestra performs the New York premieres of new works by Avner Dorman and Paul Lansky, as well as Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7. Carnegie Hall (57th St. and Seventh Ave.), 7:30 p.m.

May 10:  “The Composer Speaks,” a program of new choral works by Larry Hochman, Cantor Bruce L. Ruben and Paul Schoenfield, performed by Essential Voices USA, under the direction of Judith Clurman. The composers will be there for a Q&A session after the performance. Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (One W. Fourth St.), 7 p.m.

May 19: Slavic Soul Party! rocks the house at the Flushing Branch of the Queens Public Library (41-17 Main St., Flushing), 2 p.m.

June 3: "Sholem Aleykhem dir, Amerike,"  a Yiddish-language operetta that starred Molly Picon when it was performed and recorded in the 1950s, will be the featured attraction at the Jewish People’s Philharmonic Choir’s annual spring gala. Symphony Space (Broadway and 95th Street), 4:30 p.m.