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Du Shtetl à New York

Naïve I released 08.09.2008
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"To me, she is beautiful. Beautiful when she sings, beautiful when she dances.
Beautiful when she brings together the different emblems of the arts, threading her way from French 
to English to Yiddish, and traveling from the shtetl to the lights of Broadway.
I first met Isabelle Georges and her friends from the Sirba Octet, Richard Schmoucler and Cyrille Lehn, 
at the 60th anniversary celebration of the Normandy landings. Our goal was to celebrate the event in Paris, at the Théâtre Marigny, with musicians who wanted to express their gratitude to the Allies for having liberated Europe from Nazi domination. On that day in June, 2004, Isabelle Georges and the Sirba Octet met with resounding success. The audience was enthralled with their version of ‘Bei mir bist du scheyn’, which the Andrew Sisters,
Judy Garland, Léo Marjane and Ella Fitzgerald had sung in years past.
Although miracles are only supposed to happen once, this one just keeps happening, thanks to Isabelle the enchantress and the musical magicians of the Sirba Octet. 
From one performance to another, from one festival to the next, the group has become closer and closer. The result is this thrilling album, which invites the listener to journey from Yiddish theatre to the Broadway musical.
From the shtetl to New York."

Ivan Levaï 
Songs15 tracks | 1:04:42
1 Bessarabyé 4:18 fichier mp3 read the lyrics
2 Bei Mir Bist Du Scheyn 5:13 fichier mp3 read the lyrics
3 Ukrainian Memory 3:03 fichier mp3 read the lyrics
4 My Funny Valentine 3:08 fichier mp3 read the lyrics
5 Medley Harold Arlen 8:31 fichier mp3 read the lyrics
6 Amol Iz Geveyn A Mayse 4:27 fichier mp3 read the lyrics
7 Tanz 7:36 fichier mp3 read the lyrics
8 Alexander's Ragtime Band 2:11 fichier mp3 read the lyrics
9 Over The Rainbow 2:37 fichier mp3 read the lyrics
10 Broyges Et Shulem Tants 3:18 fichier mp3 read the lyrics
11 Fiddle 5:28 fichier mp3 read the lyrics
12 Rhapsody In Blue 3:31 fichier mp3 read the lyrics
13 I Got Rhythm 2:26 fichier mp3 read the lyrics
14 A Yiddish Name 3:31 fichier mp3 read the lyrics
15 Rozhinkes Mit Mandlen 3:31 fichier mp3 read the lyrics
01 June 2018 - Festival Le Rivage des voix

49 410 Saint Florent-Le-Vieil

04 May 2018 - Philharmonie de Paris 

221 Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris

28 April 2018 - Bal Blomet

33 rue Blomet 75015 Paris

Pictures
  • Frederik au Théâtre de Harrogate
  • poster-ed
  • Isabelle 42e rue
  • La French Touche en tournée
  • Josette Théâtre Antoine
  • 42e Rue Broadway
  • ITW Isa RTBF
  • Padam Gaîté Montparnasse 3
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