Manchester Klezmer Day

There's still time to come to Manchester Klezmer Day this weekend. With a music session in the basement at Mono in Chorlton on Friday night and then it's over to St Matthew's in Stretford on Saturday 19 Sept for a day of workshops for musicians and then a fantastic Klezmer Keilidh in the evening. Susi …

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Klezmer Around the World

Upcoming festivals and workshops around the world. KlezKanada is now taking bookings. The week long festival of workshops, concerts and events takes place 17-23 August 2015 out in the sticks near Montreal. http://klezkanada.org/ Yiddish Summer Weimar is a series of concerts, workshops, sessions and events taking place in Germany from 18 July until 16 August. …

01 December 4pm – Suitcase 1983, Liverpool Street Station

Jewish Music Institute and Musical Director Max Reinhardt to perform as a special guest in the show Suitcase 1938 at Liverpool Street Station. An original mix of site-specific promenade theatre and music which marks the arrival of the Kindertransport in Britain. This is alongside violinist Sophie Solomon and folk singer Sam Lee. particularly special for me as my Grandmother came to the UK on …

Michael Grade becomes joint President of The Jewish Music Institute!

(copied from the JMI announcement) The Jewish Music Institute is delighted to announce the appointment of Michael Grade as Joint President. Lord Grade will join Lady Valerie Solti as Co-Joint President, stepping into the shoes of her friend, the late Leo de Rothschild. Michael Grade has a long and distinguished career in broadcasting, encompassing London …