Yanky Lemmer with the Frank London Ensemble

Wednesday, February 26th at 7:30 PM
Union Square, NYC
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Appetizer Bites by Boeuf & Bun

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Main Act
Yanky Lemmer with the Frank London Ensemble

Yanky Lemmer, Frank London, and Ensemble jam the night away, mixing modern klezmer with classic interpretations.

About Yanky Lemmer: Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Cantor Yaakov “Yanky” Lemmer is one of today's leading cantors. His beautiful lyric tenor voice, dramatic color, and precise coloratura have garnered him universal praise among his peers and connoisseurs alike. 

As an internationally renowned concert artist, Yanky is in constant demand on the concert stage and has appeared at the Tel Aviv Culture Hall with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, been featured throughout the United States, Canada, England, and performed at many European Culture Festivals. Yanky serves as Head Cantor of Manhattan's iconic Lincoln Square Synagogue.

About the Frank London Ensemble: A co-founder of the Grammy-winning klezmer group The Klezmatics, Frank is a regular face on New York’s cutting-edge downtown club scene and music festivals everywhere. He has made 30 solo recordings and is featured on over 400 CDs.He was knighted in 2016, receiving the Hungarian Order of Merit Knight's Cross for his far-reaching influence on klezmer music as well as his significant contributions to the preservation of Hungarian-Jewish music and culture.

Opening Act
Yisroel Lesches - The House Band
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The house band of The Mansion fuses masterpieces of the Yiddish Theatre era with classic American Songbook jazz standards, unleashing a wild and joyous fresh sound. A collaboration between Yisroel Lesches and noted jazz arranger Adam Podd, this fusion brings an entirely new twist to New York's Jewish music scene. 

About Yisroel Lesches: Yisroel is the creator of The Mansion popup jazz house. Yisroel joined Manhattan's iconic Lincoln Square Synagogue as a cantorial intern in 2016 and was appointed Assistant Cantor in 2017. As a cantor, he is known for his signature vocal style which combines light, floating vocals with resonant power, and has sung for thousands of people including New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Bob Dylan. 

About Adam Podd: Adam Podd is a Vermont-bred, Brooklyn-based music director, pianist, organist, bassist, composer and arranger. He has worked with some of the top artists and organizations in his field including The National Symphony Orchestra, The Boston Pops, New York Pops, Houston Symphony, Idina Menzel, Megan Hilty, Darlene Love, James Monroe Iglehart, Frankie Moreno, Stephen Kellogg, Milton Delugg, Macy’s Entertainment and The Young People’s Chorus of New York City in such venues as Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Symphony Space, New World Stages, and others.

Runtime

Wednesday, February 26th
7:30 PM Doors Open; Cocktails
8:00 PM Yisroel Lesches / House Band
8:30 PM Yanky Lemmer with the Frank London Ensemble
9:45 PM Show Ends
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