A World of Jewish Music at the Purcell Room
All photos by Nigel Bewley.
Matej Arendarik. In 2009 he was the overall 2nd prize winner and also won the 1st prize sponsored by JMI and EPTA for the best interpretation of music by a Jewish composer from Terezin at the EU Piano Competition held in Prague in the summer.
Sophie Solomon. Virtuoso violinist, songwriter and composer Sophie Solomon is one of the leading klezmer violinists of her generation. Her band features Ian Watson on accordion.
|The Jewish Music Institute is an independent Arts organisation based at SOAS, University of London. It is an international focus bringing the ancient yet contemporary musical culture of the Jews to the mainstream British cultural, academic and social life. Its programmes of education, performance and information highlight many aspects of Jewish music throughout the ages and across the globe for people of all ages, backgrounds and cultures.|