This past January, during the winter while everyone was freezing and digging out of the snow in Boston, a beautiful concert of the music of Max Stern, who lives in Beersheva, Israel, was performed at the Hillel House at Boston University. Now here is Spring. Listen and watch to these recordings of that concert and Max Stern’s beautiful music. Enjoy!
May 2nd @ littlefield in Brooklyn: Daniel Kahn w/ Jake Shulman-Ment & Michael Winograd opening the evening for Conspiracy of Beards. We think Leonard Cohen would dig Daniel Kahn. Here’s the poster for the show and @Daniel Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird’s “Love Lays Low” video. Enjoy: https://youtu.be/5ZyWeeFAxP8
622 Degraw St
Brooklyn, New York
Music in Our Time: 2015
Concert May 31 2015 3pm
Music from Golijov’s The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind; Yulzari‘s Le Grand Méchant, l’Oud and Il était une Fois; Kaminsky‘s Duo for Cello and Piano; Cohen‘s Steal a Pencil for Me; Fine‘s A Short Alleluia; and Ladino songs by Neumann. Performed by Charles Neidich, Rémy Yulzari, Ilana Davidson, Laura Leon, Donna Breitzer, Nadav Lev, and artists from Mannes College The New School of Music.
Ticket Info: $18 general; $12 American Society for Jewish Music/American Jewish Historical Society/Center for Jewish History members; $9 students, seniors
presented by American Jewish Historical Society and American Society for Jewish Music
Song by Rabbi Joe Black, performed in 2013, at Maxwell Street’s 30th Anniversary Concert at the Old Town School of Folk Music. Sounds of new Jewish music…..
May 31, 12-6PM
Celebrate Israel: Boston
333 Forest Street, Waltham, MA
Neshama Carlebach will be performing with Josh Nelson, her band, Reverend
Milton Vann and the Glory to God singers.
For further information please visit celebrateisraelboston.com
May 3, 7PM
Neshama Carlebach and Josh Nelson in Concert
Leo Baeck Temple
1300 N Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA, 90048
For further info please visit jewishwisdomandwellness.org
May 7, 7PM
Washington DC JCC
1529 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Neshama is honored to be opening the Washington Jewish Music
Festival Series with her band, Reverend Milton Vann, members of
The Glory to God Singers and special Guest Appearance by Josh
For further information please visit wjmf.org/neshamacarlebach
Zion 80 will kick off a six-week residency at Joe’s Pub in NYC, starting on May 5 at 9:30pm. Shows are every Tuesday night from May 5-June 9. Zion 80 will be playing music from their debut CD plus Adramelech: Zion80 plays John Zorn’s Book of Angels vol. 22 and some brand new music. Come on down and join them!
Tuesdays at 9:30pm
425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003
May 12 – special guests Shlomit & RebbeSoul
May 19 – Q&A with George Robinson (The Jewish Week) before the show
May 26 – special guest Cyro Baptista
Group rates available: email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Kol Rinah, Westchester’s Jewish Chorale’s Spring Concert
Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 4 PM
Address: *Yorktown Jewish Center*,2966 Crompond Rd, Yorktown Heights, NY
Admission: GA $22; Students/Seniors $18. Group Rates, Advanced Sale
Other Information visit: www.kolrinahchorale.org
or call (914) 243-9059
Music genre: Kol Rinah, led by Benjamin Gruder, offers an eclectic concert of songs from a rich Jewish
heritage, ranging from liturgical to contemporary, in English, Yiddish, Russian and Hebrew.
Kol Rinah performed by invitation within the last year at the North American
Jewish Choral Festival
and at the Westchester Jewish Heritage Festival, as well as at other
Yidstock is an annual festival of new Yiddish music at the National Yiddish Book Center July 16 – 19, 2015 in Amherst, MA
Yidstock has an entire week of activities and concerts. See the website for the most recent information.
http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/events/yidstock-2015-festival-new-yiddish-music-0 You can purchase full festival passes or attend individual events.
Tickets for concerts and workshops are going fast and some are even sold out already. Be sure to check the website to get your tickets now for the upcoming summer season!!
Kol Arev and the Seraphim Singers
A concert about “Jerusalem: Holy, Disputed, Lamented”
Jennifer Lester, Music Director
Sunday, April 26, 2015 3:00pm*
First Church (Congregational)
11 Garden St., Cambridge, MA
$20 regular / $15 students & seniors
*Composer panel discussion at 2:30pm
This collaboration with Kol Arev Chamber Choir of Hebrew College features music inspired by the holy city of Jerusalem, including ancient psalms, world premieres by Israeli composer Avner Dorman and Boston’s Joseph Ness, and works by Aaron Copland, James Woodman, Mikołaj Zieleński, Manuel de Sumaya, Volker Wangenheim, and more. With Heinrich Christensen, organ.
Visit www.seraphimsingers.org for more information.
Tues. April 28, 2015
NY Klezmer Series Proudly Presents: Susan Leviton & Lauren Brody
The New York Klezmer Series
Tuesdays at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue
30 W. 68th Street, NY NY 10023
All Concerts & Dance Parties begin at 7:30pm; $15. Jam sessions follow
Klezmer Instrumental Music Workshop 5:30-7pm $25
Full night pass – $35 (includes class, concert & jam sesson)
Tickets: $15 at door
Doors open at 7pm.
For more info go to www/aaronalexander.com/wp
London Klezmer Quartet
Thursday 23 April, 7pm
SOAS Concert Series
Brunei Gallery, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, London WC1X 0HG
Friday 4/24/2015 7pm
Detroit Film Theatre, Detroit Institute of Art
5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202
Klezmer violinist Alicia Svigals performs her original score live to
1918 silent film, with special guest, Seattle Symphony clarinetist
The work, which was awarded the Foundation for Jewish Culture’s 2012
New Jewish Music Network commission, is currently touring the U.S.
and Canada. Next stop: a return engagement at the Detroit Institute
of Art. This performance, with Alicia on violin and pianist Marilyn
Lerner, will also be a reprise performance of a new version of the
score for clarinet, violin and piano, commissioned by Music of
Remembrance and featuring Seattle Symphony clarinetist Laura DeLuca.
Remarkably progressive for its time, The Yellow Ticket (1918) is the
first film to explore the discrimination of Jews in Tsarist Russia
and stars famed Polish actress Pola Negri, Hollywood?s first
European silent film star.…
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Yiddish Summer Weimar will have an extensive array of programming in Yiddish music in the summer of 2015
For more information, visit their website at:
Workshop Weeks (Workshopwochen)
From July 18 to August 9, Yiddish summer Weimar: offers beginner through advanced workshops in Yiddish instrumental music (klezmer), vocal music, dance, language, and more, taught by some of today’s leading artists. With participants of all ages and from all around the world, Yiddish Summer workshops touch the mind, heart, soul, and body. You won’t believe how much you can learn in an atmosphere that is so open and supportive! It’s no wonder that many of today’s most creative and successful Yiddish music projects have roots in Yiddish Summer Weimar. Concerts, jam sessions in outdoor cafés, Yiddish dance events, and more contribute to the justly famous “Yiddish Summer Weimar” atmosphere during the Workshop Weeks.…
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Anshe Emet’s annual Kaplan Concert will honor Hazzan Alberto Mizrahi and his 25 years of service to the synagogue. The concert will include performances from world famous Hazzanim who will be in Chicago for the annual Cantors Assembly.
Hazzan Alberto Mizrahi
One of my goals as incoming President of the Cantors Assembly is to find ways to meld the traditional modes and magnificent music of our past with more contemporary melodies and musical interpretations.
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 13, 2015
Anshe Emet Synagogue announced that its 13th Annual Dr. Arnold Kaplan Concert will be a musical celebration that will include participation from Hazzanim (Cantors) from all over the U.S. in honor of Hazzan Alberto Mizrahi’s 25 years of service to the Congregation and his installation, that evening, as president of the Cantors Assembly, the largest body of Cantors in the world.…
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Sholem Aleichem Cultural Center-Bronx
Annual Holocaust Program
A concert by the well known Yiddish singer, actress and director
Sunday, April 26th 2015 1:30 PM
Contribution: $3.50 Members free
Sholem Aleichem Cultural Center
3301 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx
Corner 208th street, nr. Montefiore Hospital
D train to 205th St. or 4 train to Moshulu Parkway
The International Yiddish Festival will take place in Tel Aviv April 4-6 from Motzi Shabbat to Monday April 6 2015 at the Suzanne Dalal Center, Tel Aviv. For more information, go to the festival page at http://www.suzannedellal.org.il/?CategoryID=447
The Festival will feature Kayah (Poland) with special Trio
Warszawo Ma. Yiddish and Klezmer songs from the rich Polish musical and cultural heritage, as well as Polish classics which have been translated to Hebrew and Yiddish and have become rooted in Israeli culture.
Jan Smoczyński – piano
Michał Miśkiewicz – drums
Michał Barański – bass
Ora Sittner sings the best of Itzik Manger
Ora Sittner performs the biggest classics by Itzik Manger, along Hebrew translations of his songs with music composed by Sasha Argov. An intimate and moving recital following Sittner’s album “Nigun Sherodef Aharai” (A tune which follows me).…
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