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Seattle Yiddish Fest Presents:
Rhapsody in Shmaltz

Mar 10, 7 pm doors, 8 pm start @ The Royal Room

An evening of klezmer, Yiddish songs and a bisl humor


Final concert of Seattle Yiddish Fest with featured faculty from the weekend’s workshops, including:

  • Toronto-based NY Times best-selling author Michael Wex (author of Born to Kvetch, Just Say Nu, Rhapsody in Shmaltz etc.)

  • 4th generation Philadelphia Klezmer musician, trumpet legend Susan Hoffman-Watts

  • Latvian-American accordionist/multi-instrumentalist, arranger and electronic composer Ilya Shneyveys

  • Berlin-based, Seattle-raised S.Y.F. Director and renowned klezmer/old time fiddler Craig Judelman

  • Minneapolis' culture worker, percussionist and enchanting songbird, Sarah Larson

  • Seattle's own Yiddish folk-punk heroes Brivele Duo (Maia Brown and Stef Brendler)

and some very special surprises!

Join us for an evening of both kinds of songs - romantic and happy! Plus some soulful klezmer tunes and maybe even that Yiddish country hit you always wanted to hear but kinda hoped you never would.

Tickets are $25 advance, $30 at the door - with a full festival registration $15 advance, $20 at the door.

This event will sell out so reservations encouraged!


The final concert at the Royal Room is ticketed separately. Please purchase your ticket directly from the venue at the link below. The ticket is for general admission, to reserve a seat you must reserve a table separately for dinner. For more info please call the Royal Room at (206) 906-9920

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