The Yellow Ticket in Detroit

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
Laura DeLuca

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
, 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.…

Anshe Emet’s 13th Annual Kaplan Concert Presents Alberto Mizrahi and Friends: A Global Mélange of Music

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.…

Yuval Ron Ensemble in Concert

Mystical Music and Dance of the Middle East
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Location: The Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center,
University of Northern Iowa campus, 8392 University Avenue, Ceder Falls, IA
Admission: Adults: $29, $23, $23, kids $1
Buy tickets: Phone: 1-877-216-3663, Email: tickets@uni.edu, Online: http://ev12.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventInfo?ticketCode=GS%3AUNI%3AUGB14%3AGBA30%3A&linkID=twuni&shopperContext=&pc=&caller=&appCode=&groupCode=YRE&cgc=”Click Here
For more information: http://www.gbpac.com/upcoming-events/e-328/yuval-ron-ensemble.aspx

Amernet Quartet in Cincinnati

FREE Concert!
November 11 — Cincinnati, Ohio
Sheuer Chapel
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
3101 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati

The Amernet String Quartet will perform “Music of the Jewish Diaspora” including four of Joseph Achron’s string quartets: “Scher”, “Mi Chomocho”, “Lullaby”, and “Stimmung”. These works were never published until recently — the Amernet will use advance copies of the Achron Society’s forthcoming edition of Achron’s music. The program will also include works of Shostakovich, Zhitomirski, Weinberg, Grunfeld and Haas.

Members of the String Quartet include:
Misha Viteson, violin; Marcia Littley, violin; Michael Klotz, viola and Jason Calloway, cello.

Lori Cahan-simon Ensemble in Chicago

Sunday, July 8, 2012
Goodman Auditorium • Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center 9603 Woods Drive • Skokie, Illinois

The Chicago YIVO Society presents the 2nd Annual Sarah Lazarus Memorial Concert featuring The Lori Cahan-Simon Ensemble in a program of, “Vessel of Song: The Music of Mikhl Gelbart ”
Lori Cahan-Simon, vocals; Steve Greenman, violin; Walt Mahovlich, accordion

Mikhl Gelbart set to music the works of over a hundred poets and dramatists, including Y.L. Peretz and Avrom Reyzen. His beloved songs have been taught not only in this country, but around the world, and have been recorded or sung by just about every singer of Yiddish song.

General Admission $10 • Museum Members FREE but reservations required
Online (preferred) www.ilholocaustmuseum.org — click on “Museum Events” or phone 847.967.4889

Dudu Fisher in Minneapolis

Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, One Night Only — Israel’s Foremost Singer and Broadway Star Dudu Fisher in a special celebration!
When: Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 7:30 p.m.
Where: Orchestra Hall, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN

To watch the short promotional video click: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPFJOk4tv1g

To order tickets call 612.371.5656 or visit http://www.ilansharon.com/fisher for more information.
For groups of 10 or more, use coupon code GROUP to receive 50% off

Di Tsvey

Thursday, May 12 · 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Congregation Tifereth Israel
1354 E Broad St
Columbus, OH 43205
Steven Greenman
The “Di Tsvey in May Tour” continues with a fabulous concert at:
Congregation Tifereth Israel – Cultural Arts Concert
Steven Greenman and Pete Rushefsky will be joined with special guests:
Cantor Jack Chomsky – Tifereth Israel
Cantor Star Trompeter – Tifereth Israel
Gail Rose – Temple Beth Shalom

Tickets: $10
Phone: 614-253-8523, x. 115
Contact email: CantorJC@aol.com

Andy Statman Live in Chicago

Coming on June 30th, 2008
“Andy Statman is the real thing – a musician’s musician.” –The New Yorker
“It’s the music of Jewish mystics” – The New York Times
“A fascinating & moving mixture” – Jazz Times

WHAT: Andy Statman will be performing live at “The Song & The Spirit”
WHEN: Monday, June 30, 2008 7:30 PM
WHERE: North Shore Center for the Performing Arts,
9501 Skokie Blvd. Skokie, IL
TICKET PRICES (in advance) $25, $36, $60
Purchase tickets online at:


For more information call Megan Ensign at 773-262-2770

Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival 2008

Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival 2008 presents
ISRAEL@60 May 21-June 1

TICKETS for all events $20 general admission, $15 seniors, $10 students
MORE INFORMATION at www.pjmf.net
TICKETS available at www.proartstickets.org
(412) 394-3353

ESTA in Concert
Wednesday, May 21 7:30pm
Byham Theater, 101 6th St.

ESTA is a unique band from Israel with an innovative and original
sound. ESTA’s music combines the aromas of world music, the power of rock, and the spirit
of jazz into a powerful, energetic new force that crosses genres, styles and
borders. Proclaimed as “Israel’s most original instrumental band”, ESTA has
toured prestigious festivals and venues throughout Europe, Israel and the
U.S., including a special performance for President Clinton at a White House
reception in honor of Israel’s 50th Anniversary.…

Judith Shatin Premiere in Minnesota

Judith Shatin‘s upcoming premiere of the orchestrated
version of Songs of War and Peace, will take place on
Sunday, May 4 at 3 p.m.
at St. Mary’s Cathedral
25 8th Ave. So,
St. Cloud, MN.
Songs of War and Peace is a setting of four powerful
Israeli poems on the topic, in outstanding translations by American
and Israeli poets. The new version was commissioned by the
Minnesota Center Chorale. The premiere performance will be conducted by J. Michele Edwards.

Another performance of the composer’s work, the Chai Variations on Eliahu HaNavi
with pianist Jose Lopez, will take place
on May 4, at 3:00 p.m.
Bass Museum
2121 Park Ave.
Miami Beach, FL.

Rabbi Joe Black & Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

Rabbi Joe Black with The Maxwell Street Klezmer Band in Two Hanukkah Concerts!
Wednesday, December 20 (sixth night of Hanukkah)
6:00 pm Family Concert
7:30 pm Community Concert
Temple Sholom of Chicago
3480 N. Lake Shore Drive
Doors and concessions open 1/2 hour before each concert
$12 advance/$15 at the door
Children age 3 and under free
Family maximum $50 advance/$55 at the door
Come early – stay late! One ticket price for one concert or both!
Be a Maccabee!
For $250, receive a reserved parking space in the Temple Sholom lot the
night of the concert, reserved concert seats for up to 6 people, a Rabbi Joe
Black CD, & a Maxwell Street Klezmer Band CD. Maccabee spaces are limited!
Reserve your tickets today!…

Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska offers Jewish Music Symposium

A two-day academic symposium called “‘I Will Sing and Make Music’: Jewish Music and Musicians Throughout the Ages” will be held October 29-30, 2006. It is The Nineteenth Annual Klutznick-Harris Symposium being held in Omaha Nebraska. This year’s theme on Jewish music has as keynote speaker Josh Jacobson of Northeastern University. http://puffin.creighton.edu/klutznick/
Presenters include:

Theodore Albrecht
Kent State University
“Beethoven’s Quotation of Kol Nidrei? A Circumstantial Case for Sherlock Holmes”

Paul Eisenstein Baker
University of St. Thomas (Houston)
“Leo Zeitlin and the Early Twentieth Century Society for Jewish Folk Music”

Emily A. Bell
University of Florida
“Revitalizing the Synagogue Ritual: Cantor David Putterman’s Annual Service of New Music at New York’s Park Avenue Synagogue”

Dan W. Clanton, Jr.
University of Denver
“‘From Biblical Times to Lyrical Rhymes’: The Assertion of Jewish Identity in Music as Cultural Resistance”

Marsha Bryan Edelman
Gratz College
“What Do You Mean, ‘It Doesn’t Sound Jewish?’: Debunking Myths and Defining Models for Extra-Liturgical Music”

Anat Feinberg
College of Jewish Studies Heidelberg
“To Play or Not to Play: Jewish Musicians in Germany After 1945”

Susan M.…


“The Jewish Year in Melody” is the theme for the 2006 Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival. There are several events happening at differnt venues and dates, including:
Wednesday, May 31, 2006
‘From Shabbat to the High Holy Days’
at the Pittsburgh Katz-JCC at 8:00 PM

Sunday, June 4, 2006
Tribute to Shlomo Carlebach
featuring Neshama Carlebach and her band
at Congregation Beth Shalom at 7:30 PM
Tuesday, June 6, 2006
Songs for the Seasons
at Rodeph Shalom Congregation at 8:00 PM

The Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival is unique in its devotion to Jewish-themed classical music by Jewish composers and influenced by Jewish musical traditions. More information about the festival is available at: http://www.pjmf.net/

Tickets can be ordered from ProArts Ticket Service
at: http://www.proartstickets.org/

Ivory Consort at Chicago Festival of the Arts

On Tuesday December 6, 2005 at 7:30 PM, Chicago Festival of the Arts presents “The Ivory Consort: Music in the Land of Three Faiths”
at 1225 West Belmont in Chicago. Tickets: $40 if you mention the Jewish Music Web Center (save $10!).
Contact us at 773-548-8587 or ChicagoArts@earthlink.net

The Ivory Consort delights audiences with songs from the Golden Age
of Spain, when Jews, Muslims, and Christians forged a common musical
language. Featuring 10th through 13th century songs in Ladino,
Arabic, Hebrew, and Galician-Portuguese, the Consort provides an
historical context for the intermingling of cultures that took place
before the 1492 Expulsion.

Listen, learn, and see if you can resist dancing in the aisles!

The New York Times raves, “The Ivory Consort’s instruments roar,
howl, slide and buzz .…

BORSCHT! at Kfar Jewish Arts Center

BORSCHT! Featuring MC SoCalled’s Hip Hop Klezmer, plus Yuri Lane
MC Socalled, aka Josh Dolgin, was an uber-nerd, Yiddophile and part time Klezmer accordionist who made curiously fresh beats in his basement apartment. Those beats became the basis of THE SO CALLED SEDER: A HIP HOP HAGGADAH, CD recorded, produced and mastered in NYC featuring cameos by Wu Tang Clan’s Killa Priest, Hasidic Reggae singer Matisyahu, Mr. Bungle’s Trevor Dunn, David Krakauer and Susan Hoffman Watts.
At Kfar Center
3921 N Janssen #2s
Chicago IL 60613

The Milwaukee Jewish Community Chorale

Tikkuun V’Tikvah
A Benefit Choral Concert
Sunday, March 6, 2005
2:30-4:30 P.M
Congregation Sinai
8223 N. Port Washington Rd
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53217
Donation: $10.00 General Admission
$8.00 Seniors and Students
$5.00 Children

Featuring: The Milwaukee Jewish Community Chorale
Directed by Enid Bootzin
Cantors, Cantorial Solosits and Children’s Choirs from area synagogues
Tickets available at The Door or
by contacting Donna Neubauer: 414-352-5961

“Judas Maccabeus” in St. Louis

The St. Louis Circle of Jewish Music and the University City Symphony
Orchestra will collaborate for the second year in a row in a sing-along
performance of George Friderick Handel’s “Judas Maccabeus” December 11th,
2004. The concert will take place at 7:30 pm at Shaare Zedek Synagogue,
829 N. Hanley Road in University City, a suburb of St. Louis. Other music
to be performed includes “Shirey Chanukah” by Abraham Cohen, and a
newly-commissioned piece in honor of the centennial of Shaare Zedek, being
written by film composer Sheldon Mirowitz. Audience members may purchase
the piano-vocal score at the door, which serves as a ticket in all
following years, and are encouraged to sing along with the choruses.

Gerald Cohen music concerts

Saturday, November 13, 7:30 p.m.: Champaign, IL
Concert: Music (mostly…) of Gerald Cohen
As part of a weekend as composer/cantor-in-residence at Sinai Temple in Champaign, IL, will present a concert of solo, choral, and chamber music including Preludes and Debka for trombone and string quartet, and selections from V’higad’ta L’vincha, Maariv for Weekdays, and the opera Sarah and Hagar. Other performers include Dennis Helmrich, piano; Jerold Siena, tenor; Elliot Chasanov, trombone; Allison Fromm Entriken, conductor.
*Sinai Temple, 3104 West Windsor Road, Champaign, Illinois
Call (217) 352-8140 for information

JCC MusicFest West Bloomfield

June 20-27
D. Dan & Betty Kahn Building on the Eugene & Marcia Applebaum Jewish Community Campus in West Bloomfield.
Tickets on sale May 10, 2004
Highlighting the musical heritage of the Jewish people through a variety of programs that educate and entertain our community, while encouraging affiliation with the Jewish Community Center.
For more information or to volunteer, contact Katie Marcus at

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band Free Summer Concerts

Starting in June, and going through August:

Sun., June 13, 45 min. between 11:30-1:30, TBA
Greater Chicago Jewish Folk Arts Festival
Saint Paul Woods, s. of Dempster at Lehigh, Morton Grove

Thurs., June 17, 6:00-6:45 PM, Children’s Concert
Chicago Children’s Museum, Navy Pier – 700 E. Grand Avenue

Friday, June 18, 1:00-1:45 PM, Children’s Concert, Chicago Children’s Museum
Navy Pier – 700 E. Grand Avenue

Thurs., June 24, 7:30 PM, Concert and Dinner Dance
Zhivago Restaurant, 9925 Gross Point Rd., Skokie, IL (847) 982-1400
$16 PP minimum order, no cover charge, reservations recommended