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Chicago Ensemble Earns Grammy Nomination for Album of Jewish Music From 'Golden Age'.

War, exile, genocide, assimilationthese are heady themes for an album of cabaret music. But As Dreams Fall Apart: The Golden Age of Jewish Stage and Film Music 1925-1955 isn't just any old cabaret album.

Last month, As Dreams Fall Apart, the third album by New Budapest Orpheum Society, an ensemble-in-residence at the University of Chicago, received a Grammy nomination for Best Classical Compendium (the award was first given in 2013), which is no small feat for an album of decades-old songs sung mostly in German and Yiddish.

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Author:Kaplan, Rose
Publication:Tablet Magazine
Date:Jan 20, 2016
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