European Cabaret Music Night
European Cabaret Music Night from Chicago with International multilingual cabaret singer and pianist - Tanya Melamed and virtuoso violinist – Alex Koffman.
We’ll take you on a magic journey into the charming times of retro golden era! Favorites by Edyth Piaf, Salvatore Adamo, Charles Aznavour along with Argentine and Old Polish Tango, Russian and Gypsy romances, songs by Alexander Vertinsky, Tanya’s original compositions based on Russian poetry and more…
TANYA MELAMED is multilingual singer, pianist and composer. Graduated from the Odessa Conservatory of Music, from where she holds a Master of Arts degree.mUpon arrival to the United States, Tanya has won popularity as a solo pianist and singer that presents concerts and shows around Chicagoland, as well as nationally and internationally. Tanya collaborated with the numerous international musicians, which resulted in the production of her four CDs. Among those ensembles were Eyes Manouche (Balkan band), Guitarra Azul (octet of virtuosic Latino style musicians), and the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band - just to name a few. Tanya Melamed is the founder and the lead singer of the “Melamed Band”, which has performed concerts, private and corporate events throughout the United States for the last 17 years.
ALEX KOFFMAN received his Masters Degree from the Conservatory of Minsk in Belarus. In 1990, after immigrating to America, Alex studied with Albert Igolnikov of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Alex joined Maxwell Street Klezmer Band in 1990 and soon after became its Musical Director and composer. In 2008, Alex was the featured soloist in the world premier of Klezmer Rhapsody in Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center, which was presented again in Symphony Hall in 2014 with Chicago Sinfonietta. In 2015, Alex was featured in Lyric Opera of Chicago's World Premier Klezmer Opera, The Property. Alex is featured on four of the band's commercial recordings and has toured with the band nine times in Europe and in Carnegie Hall. Alex is the leader of two Chicago- area community bands and The Junior Klezmer Orchestra.
TICKETS: $40 cover (does not include food or drinks)
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