The Shpiel on the Payadora Tango Ensemble

The Shpiel on Hamilton interviews Rebekah Wolkstein, the multi-talented leader and founding member of the Payadora Tango Ensemble in advance of their May 22 performance at the Ancaster Memorial Arts Centre. In this episode, Wolkstein discusses the Jewish influences on Argentine tango, the origins of Yiddish tango, and her group's  award winning album, Silent Tears, the last Yiddish Tango, which was recently awarded the 2024 German world music prize.

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