Events Gigs, workshops, courses, projects
Daily during the lockdown
Nign A Day'
A stellar line-up of klezmer string players from around the world broadcasts daily into your living room. Questions welcome!
Watch the launch event
Alexsei Rozov * Alex Koffman * Alicia Svigals * Alina Bauer * Amit Weisberger * Anna Lowenstein * Annette Siebert * Antti Korhola * Ariane Cohen-Adad * Beth Silver * Cookie Segelstein * Craig Judelman * Daniel Hoffman * David Brossier * Deborah Strauss * Eléonore Biezunski * Ernie Gruner * Francesca Ter-Berg * Gica Loening * Ilana Cravitz * Jake Shulman-Ment * Johannes Paul Gräßer * Lisa Gutkin * Mark Kovnatsky * Michael Alpert * Mitia Khramtsov * Monika Feil * Olga Baron * Sandra Layman * Semmy Stahlhammer * Steve Greenman * Vanessa Vromans * Yale Strom * Zoë Aqua
Monday 1June 2020
17:30-18:30 UK time
Klezmer workshop - Focus on Bulgars
How to recognise a bulgar, make it rock, interesting accompaniments, ornamentation and more.
4 June 2020
20:00-21:00 UK time
Ilana Cravitz - Live at 'NOT the Oval Tavern'
Solo online show for the popular south London series.
Details & registration
20 June 2020
* POSTPONED * POSTPONED * POSTPONED *
Workshop on Vizonsky's 'Ten Jewish Folk Dances' - postponed
Ilana and Guy Schalom offer a unique opportunity to participate in the first modern revival of the traditional material notated by Nathan Vizonsky in his 1942 collection, 'Ten Jewish Folk Dance, including the rarely performed Beggar, Koilitch (bread) and Simchat Torah dances.
25 June 2020 - TBC: we're looking at moving online!
20:00 UK time
Klezmer, Get the Jewish Blues
Ilana tells the story of klezmer at Norden Farm Arts Centre, with plenty of anecdotes and live music.
27 September 2020
Workshop: Introduction to Klezmer
Have you always wanted to play klezmer? Do you sort of know a few tunes but aren’t ready for a jam? Worried you might have to improvise? Have no fear! This is a session geared to klezmer newcomers of all levels.
30 October - 1 November 2020
The Benslow Klezmer Orchestra
A 3-day online course (3 hours per day) covering klezmer basics and moving swifly on.
22 November 2020
National Klezmer Youth Orchestra
New group for under-16s. The group will meet around 4 times a year to rehearse, playing both by ear and from music.