Sponsored by Melanie and Larry Nussdorf
Artist Talk: Zalmen Mlotek discusses Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish
Monday, May 137:30 PM TBD
Direct from Stage 42 on 42nd Street in New York City, Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director of National Yiddish Theatre, and Music Director of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, joins us to discuss the creation of this new Yiddish-language production. Mlotek will share the stage with company members from the hit off-Broadway musical, which is directed by Joel Grey.
The venue for this event is still being determined. Check back soon for that information.
Co-presented by Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington
Zalmen Mlotek is an internationally recognized authority on Yiddish folk and theater music and a leading figure in the Jewish theatre and concert worlds. Mr. Mlotek was raised in a prominent Yiddish speaking family renowned for its Jewish songbook collections. His formal training as a classical musician and conductor was at Julliard School of Music, the New England Conservatory of Music, the Tanglewood Music Center, Manhattan School of Music and Mannes School of Music. Among his most notable teachers and mentors was Leonard Bernstein.