5/2 STROUM LECTURE | “Melodeklamatsiye”: A Yiddish Performance Genre 🎼Kane Hall 220 4069 Spokane Ln, Seattle, WA
Anthony Russell and accompanist Dmitri Gaskin perform a combination of oration and art music that investigates disparate elements—Black religiosity, the music of Chopin, queerness, the ambiguities of diaspora—through the mediums of Jewishness and sound.
5/4 STROUM LECTURE | “Between Me and the Other World”, an Immersive Music ExperienceWalker-Ames room in Kane Hall
In a multi-faceted performance, Anthony Russell and accordionist Dmitri Gaskin explore W.E.B. DuBois' provocative question, "How does it feel to be a problem?" refracted through the texts and musical idioms of the African American South and Jewish Eastern Europe.