Monthly Archives: November 2007

Shir Chadash

Shir Chadash:
The Brooklyn Jewish Community Chorus
directed by Natasha Hirschhorn

Not by Might, but by Spirit
A musical celebration of Chanukah

Enjoy classical selections by Mussorgsky
and Handel, Chanukah liturgy in exquisite
settings, and holiday favorites, old and new
with surprise guest artists

Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door
Children under 13 admitted free

Saturday, December 1st at 7:45PM
East Midwood Jewish Center
with Chazzan Sam Levine and the EMJC choir
1625 Ocean Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11230
This concert made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the
In Kings County, the Decentralization Program is administered by the Brooklyn Arts
Council, Inc. (BAC)

For more information, or to reserve tickets, please call 718-338-3800 or email

Sunday, December 9th at 5PM
Kings Bay YM-YWHA
3495 Nostrand Avenue (between Avenues U and V), Brooklyn, NY 11229 This concert is
sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Development Fund of the New York City
Department of Cultural Affairs administered by the Brooklyn Arts Council, Inc.…

Statman Chanukicks- It -Off

This December, celebrate this season with festive holiday music for the whole
family. On Wednesday, December 5 at 7 p.m. Celebrate Hanukkah with the Andy Statman
Trio. Playing a unique blend of klezmer, rock, folk, and jazz. Statman has worked
with musical legends Jerry Garcia and Bob Dylan, and was a lead musician on Itzhak
Perlman’s klezmer sensation, In the Fiddler’s House. Unable to categorize his
music, Statman offers this description to listeners: “It’s deeply Jewish because I
am, and it’s honest because I am.” Tickets are $25 adults, $20 seniors, $15

On December 25th join Joshua Nelson and his Kosher Gospel Choir
for Challah-lujah with performances at 1 PM & 3:30 PM. Performing to sold-out crowds
at the Museum for two years in a row, Joshua Nelson is back for another spectacular
set of shows.…


YIVO Institute presents:
Tuesday, November 27th at 7pm
Venue: YIVO (at the Center for Jewish History), 15 West 16th Street, NYC
TKTS: $20/$10 students with I.D./
Box Office:

In their only New York concert this winter, The Klezmatics will perform
music drawn from their 2007 Grammy award-winning CD Wonder Wheel –
Lyrics by Woody Guthrie, YIVO’s Max and Frieda Weinstein Sound Archives
and their vast repertoire. Whether in English or Yiddish, their music
is irresistible, eclectic, provocative and danceable, embracing klezmer
and blending multi-cultural sounds.

Free Pre-Concert Program
A conversation with members of The Klezmatics about their creative
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm (For Ticket Holders Only)


VENDREDI 23 novembre à 20 h 00
Centre paroissial de Chêne – 77, rte de Genève
Concert avec
Bianca Favez, violon
Pier-Yves Têtu, accordéon
Michel Borzykowski, saxophones
David Morhain, percussions
et la chanteuse
Hélène ENGEL
Entrée libre – collecte
Organisation : Accademia d’Archi – école de musique
022 751 26 76

Festival of Lights will ignite 200 voices in Manhattan

Over 200 adults and children will celebrate
Chanukah, the Festival of Lights, in concert, 3 P.M., Sunday, December
9, 2007 as Congregation Rodeph Sholom of Manhattan hosts its unique,
multigenerational Festival of Choirs. The eighth annual concert will
feature cantors and their volunteer adult and children’s choirs from all
over the New York metropolitan area. This year, the first night of
Chanukah is Friday, December 4, 2007.

A Festival of Choirs is free of charge and open to the entire community.
Congregation Rodeph Sholom is located at 7 West 83rd Street off of
Central Park West in Manhattan. For more information about this
concert, please call (212) 362-8800, ext. 1337.

“Chanukah is a wonderful time to bring together in song the young and
young-at-heart,” according to Congregation Rodeph Sholom’s Senior
Cantor, Rebecca Garfein.…