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Songs about Life: the Jewish Cabaret

Mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley with the New Budapest Orpheum Society

The New Budapest Orpheum Society is an ensemble-in-residence at the University of Chicago. The ensemble is part of the Humanities Division and draws upon a wide range of repertories. Some tunes are all but forgotten, many have been rediscovered in European archives; all celebrate the tradition of Jewish cabaret.

Jewish cabaret tended to be urban, edgy, and packed with social commentary and adult situations