Monthly Archives: April 2009

London Fiddles on Fire

Saturday, 18 April, Ilana Cravitz will be
playing some of her favourite klezmer tunes with Francesca Ter-Berg (cello)
and John Bone (accordion) in a concert at Kings Place, the great new venue
near Kings Cross station. It’s a 45-minute programme starting at 12.45. You
can find more details and book tickets online at:

The concert is part of the Folkworks: Fiddles on Fire festival, where Ilana will
be teaching a workshop as well. More about
this amazing fiddle-fest at:

‘Twas the Night Before Pesakh in ole NY town…

Metropolitan Klezmer
Metropolitan Klezmer: full octet, 15th Anniversary Show
Tuesday, April 7: Night Before Pesakh!
@ Drom, 85 Avenue A (btw E 5th-6th St) NYC
music sets from 7:30pm til 9:30pm, doors open 7pm
$10 + two-drink or food minimum
Full tapas menu and bar
Tel: 212-777-1157
Dinner & table reservations:
Event page
METROPOLITAN KLEZMER – as in photo above:
Ismail Butera (accordion)
Pam Fleming (trumpet/flugelhorn)
Melissa Fogarty (vocals)
Michael Hess (violin/ney flutes)
Dave Hofstra (upright bass/tuba)
Debra Kreisberg (clarinet/alto sax)
Reut Regev (trombone)
Eve Sicular (drums/leader)

Photocredit Angela Jimenez

Levontin 7 in London

Levontin 7 in London
Tuesday 12th May, from 7pm
Tel Aviv’s hippest live music, Levontin 7, visits London for one night only in
at the Barfly in Camden. Come and listen to some of the best and most adventurous
sounds from London-based Israeli musicians Koby Israelite and Noam Inbar, Oy Division
and HaBiluim, and singer-songwriter Lail Arad.
Barfly, 49 Chalk Farm Road NW1
Book online on JCC for London
or call 020 7431 9866

Eyal Maoz’s Edom

Eyal Maoz’s Edom (Tzadik Records) in a concert.
New Middle eastern experimental jazz-rock.
Check it out at
Eyal Maoz-guitar and compositions
Brian Marsella – organ
Shanir Blumenkranz – bass
Yuval Lion – drums
BAM Café.
30 Lafayette Avenue (between St. Felix Street and Ashland Place) Brooklyn
Tel: 718- 636-4100
Saturday, April 4th 9PM. Free concert !

Brooklyn Library
Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn
Thursday, May 7th 7PM.
Free concert !

Music of Theresienstadt in Hartford

Music of Theresienstadt
Anne Sofie von Otter
Anne Sofie von Otter at Immanuel Congregational Church, Hartford
Sunday, April 26, 2009

On Sunday, April 26, 2009 at 7:30pm, the Woodland Concert Series will be presenting an important musical and cultural offering to the Hartford area. Featured will be mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter in a program of music composed by Jewish composers during their imprisonment at Theresienstadt, a concentration camp in Czechoslovakia. She is being assisted in this concert by the noted violinist Daniel Hope, and by her regular accompanist, Bengt Forsberg.

Tickets are $30 general admission, $20 for seniors or students and $40 for preferred seating. While tickets may be available at the door, we strongly suggest they be purchased in advance by contacting the Woodland Concert Series at 860-527-8121 or by going to their website:…

20th Annual North American Jewish Choral Festival

20th Annual North American Jewish Choral Festival
July 12-16, 2009
Hudson Valley Resort & Spa
Kerhonkson, NY

* Celebrate the joys of Jewish music with hundreds of singers, and the finest conductors and clinicians from across North America (and beyond)

* Enjoy daily “community singing” and participate in an “instant choir”

* Hear outstanding ensembles in nightly evening concerts featuring the best in Jewish choral music

* Attend daily workshops focusing on a wide array of musical topics with outstanding clinicians

* Jewish Hallelujah Chorus Festival Tradition – Singing the “Jewish Hallelujah Chorus” (Lewandowski’s Psalm 150)

NAJCF Brochure