Six Degrees Records is set to release Yiddish Glory: The Lost Songs of WWII on Feb 23. This discovery of Yiddish music from WWII & the Holocaust brings together musical legends to perform never-before-heard songs that call for the defeat of fascism with messages that are incredibly relevant today.
This release features 18 new recordings of music that haven’t been performed in more than seven decades, a 40+ page booklet featuring archival images, text bt Yiddish professor and project director Anna Shternshis, singers Psoy Korolenko and Sophie Milman plus Loyko & classical soloists.
Professor Anna Shternshis has confirmed speaking engagements (on the topic of Yiddish Glory) for 2018 and will be discussing the project with contributing muscian, Psoy Korolenko who will perform songs from the album. Confirmed dates are:
February 20 2018 – University of Irvine, Irvine CA.
February 21 2018 – Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
February 22 2018 – Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.
April 8- 9 2018 – Centre for Jewish History New York, NY (keynote presentation on this project)
April 22-23 2018 University of Purdue, West Laffayette, IN.
May 7, 2018 – Northwestern University, Chicago, IL