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Submitted by Paula Eisenstein Baker

Information Picture Question
Category: Translation - Polish
Approval Date: 7/20/2016 5:34 PM
Family Surname: Zeitlin/Tseitlin
Country: Poland
Town: Vilna
Date of Image: May 1922
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I'd be grateful for information about the event described in this newspaper advertisement. Especially the information that appears in large type; I think I can determine what works were performed, but I don't understand whether or not the evening was principally one of ballet.

Many thanks.

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7/22/2016 1:46 AM Not sure to understand what you want. It's a ballet evening: in the program ("W programie): 1/ Peer-Gynt 2/ Night in Egypt... The orchestra is led by Leo Cejtlin...
7/22/2016 3:51 AM I hope that a full translation adds something for your search:

City Salon:
Tomorrow, Sunday 7th of May

A Ballet Evening
Department of Fine Arts

E. Ɓaszkiewicz

In the program:
1. Peer Gynt (Two suits from the works of Ibsen, with the music of Grieg)
2. A Night in Egypt (Music by Arensky)

Special Costumes, decorations, and light-effects. Dances performed by 30 selected students from the school. Dances and symphonic orchestra under the direction of Leo Cejtlin.
8:30pm start
Tickets can be obtained today in the "Lector" bookstore, and tomorrow in the hall's box-office from 11:00

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note: there is some information about Leo (Cejtlin/Cajtlin/Zajtlin) at the below links, including a photo likely from his group (taken by a family member?)

http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/musicians/mus308.html
http://www.yivoencyclopedia.org/article.aspx/Music/Communal_Organizations_and_Social_Movements
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Jesse


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