01 juin 2011

7th FESTIVAL OF JEWISH CULTURES

A WORLD OF INFLUENCES June 14 to 30, 2011The following events are organized by the Maison de la culture yiddish – Bibliothèque Medem.To reserve and pick up tickets, contact: Maison de l'Europe, 35-37 rue des Francs-Bourgeois – 75004 Paris. Tel : 01 42 17 10 69 or on website www.fsju.org Tuesday, June 14 at 2.30 p.m.Musical influencesA musical medley through time and space with the Jews of Eastern Europe and the Balkans.Itinerant musicians carried with them different melodies, rhythms and languages, out of which grew whole new... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2011

FETE DE lA MUSIQUE

Tuesday June 21, 2011 MAKE MUSIC, SING YIDDISH, PLAY KLEZMER! The Maison de la culture yiddish offers an opportunity for those who want to sing or play solo or with a small group. As soon as it is set up, the program will be available at the center and will be published in the official program of the Fête de la musique. Contact Estelle : estelle@yiddishweb.com
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01 juin 2011

New Events in Music

Vira Lozinsky, Yiddish singer born in Moldavia and living in Israël, daughter of  Yiddish Mikhoel Felsenbaum, has put out a new CD of Yiddish songs entitled Vunderveg, original songs based on texts by her father(Hear excerpts here).The CD can be purchased at the bookshop of the Maison de la culture yiddish, price 18 €.Ruth Levin, chanteuse Yiddish singer born in Romania and living in Israel, daughter of musicologist Leybu Levin, has put out a CD of Yiddish songs under the title of Geheyme gest (listen some excerpts... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2011

gala evening

Jean-François Zygelpiano, organ and artistic direction accompanied by Talila, voice, Martine Bailly, cello,Philippe Berrod, clarinet, Presentsin a tribute to his great grandfatherShalom Zygel, hazan in Poland MishpokheMy Jewish family « What is Jewish music? Klezmer, Yiddish or Ladino songs, Mendelssohn quartets, Bob Dylan, the Gershwin standards? There is not one sort of Jewish music, there are many. Just as there is not one but many families that we create for ourselves over time, over a lifetime. My own Jewish family is one... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2010

Special offer to our members

Fiddler on the roof If I were a rich man!Libretto: Joseph SteinMusic: Jerry BockFrench version: Stéphane LaporteDirection and choreography: Jeanne Deschaux French version of the American musical by Joseph Stein and Jerry Bock, which became a Broadway classical of the sixties. Based on Sholem Aleykhem's novel "Tevie the Milkman", this comedy puts on stage the various characters of a village somewhere in Russia, at the beginning of the twentieth century. A match-maker, a rabbi, a butcher, a Bolshevik, as well as all the other... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2009

Offers to our members

Face de Cuillère (Spoon Face) by Lee Hall directed by: Alain BatisWith Laetitia Poulalion "They call her "spoon face"  because her head is round, like a reflection of a face on the back of a spoon. They say she is retarded. She tells about her passion for opera singers, about the separation of her parents, about the encounter with Doctor Bernstein... Her narrative is a hymn to life. Lee Hall, the stage designer of "Billy Elliot" and author of "Elvis' kitchen" has an exceptional talent to... [Lire la suite]
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29 septembre 2009

Offers to our members

Within the framework of the festival "Un automne à tisser"  ("A Fall to weave") from September 9 until  November 1, 2009under artistic sponsorship of Jean-Claude Penchenat "La Compagnie La Mandarine Blanche" in cooperation with "le Théâtre de l'Épée de Bois" present: Yaacobi et Leidental by Hanokh LevinDirection: Alain BatisWith Raphaël Almosni, Jean-Yves Duparc, Emmanuelle Rozès, Louise Chirinian (cello), Alain Karpati (clarinet), Marc-Henri Lamande (piano)A comedy. Thirty scenes.... [Lire la suite]
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25 juin 2009

Klezmer Paris-2009 > Program

WORKSHOP OF INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC WORKSHOP OF YIDDISH SONGS  WORKSHOP OF DANCING WORKSHOP FOR THE YOUNG July 6 to July 10 2009Simuntaneous with a number of possible links, these four workshops of Jewish music from Estern Europe will be lead by artists of world reputation, such as David Krakauer, Shura Lipovsky, Jake Schulman-Ment, Efim Chorny, Polina Sheperd, Andreas Schmitges.Klezmer Paris-2009 in details Information and registration: call Estelle at +33 (0)1 47 00 14 00 or e-mail In parallel with the workshops, numerous... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2009

Fête de la musique (French Music festival)

Do music, sing Yiddish, play Klezmer !Sunday June 21, 2009 The Paris Yiddish Centre offers the possibility to those who wish it, to sing and/or play solo or in a small group on the Center's premises. Information of such events will be available at the Centre and will be published in the official programmeof the Fête de la musique.Please contact Estelle : estelle@yiddishweb.com
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