Goldene Pave Concert

SOAS, DLT SOAS, Main Building, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square,, London

Yiddish Song Concert: international stars of Yiddish live in concert in London: Come and see three international stars of Yiddish Song live in concert in Central London on Sunday 20th August. The first day of the JMI Summer Schools and Festival of Music begins with a concert showcasing the wealth in vocal diversity of Yiddish Culture […]

£5.00 – £15.00

Klezmer Youth at Klezfest

PLEASE REGISTER AT SOAS MAIN BUILDING RECEPTIONKlezmer Youth at Klezfest 2023 Klezmer Youth at Klezfest 2023 is an opportunity for young people aged 8-18 to learn some great klezmer tunes and traditional techniques in a relaxed environment with experienced teachers Ilana Cravitz (violin) and John Macnaughton (clarinet, sax). Students will learn klezmer tunes from the […]

£60.00 – £80.00

Klezfest Faculty Concert 2023 – SOLD OUT

SOAS, DLT SOAS, Main Building, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square,, London

JMI’s Klezfest are bringing their Summer School faculty of international klezmer superstars to SOAS. This is a rare opportunity to hear significant players in the klezmer revival movement perform. Susi EvansFrank LondonSzilvia CsarankoIlya ShneyveysSimon RothAnna LowensteinFrancesca Ter-BergAn evening of klezmer superstars, showcasing the international musicians from this year’s JMI’s Klezfest summer school. This is a […]

£10.00 – £15.00

JMI Youth Big Band Summer Workshop 2023 – SOLD OUT!

Vortex Jazz Club 11 Gillet Square, London, United Kingdom

JMI's Youth Big Band Summer Workshop - SOLD OUT! This course is now fully booked! Contact for more information and to sign up to the waiting list. Aimed at young musicians aged 11-18 who want to learn original new music, improvisation, solo playing and radical Jewish culture. If you are passionate about making music, […]

£40.00 – £80.00

Yiddish Glory & Songs from Testimonies

Conway Hall 25 Red Lion Square, London, United Kingdom

As part of the closed “Bloody Folklore” Workshop on New Research on Music, Archives and the Holocaust, The Wiener Holocaust Library, the Yale Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, The Holocaust Research Institute at Royal Holloway, University of London, World ORT Music and the Holocaust, the Sir Martin Gilbert Learning Centre and the UCL Department of Hebrew […]


JMI Youth Big Band – Pizza Express – Soho

Pizza Express Soho Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London, United Kingdom

The JMI Youth Big Band is rooted in contemporary Jewish music and big band jazz, assimilating myriad styles and influences from around the world through their unique musical lens. Bringing together young musicians from diverse and varied backgrounds and traditions, with an inclusive approach to creative music learning and improvisation. Breaking boundaries and bridging cross-cultural divides, this […]



CADOGAN HALL 5 Sloane Terrace, LONDON, United Kingdom

Journey across eras, cultures and landscapes as we explore the musical imaginations of the 2022 Azrieli Music Prize Laureates – composers Aharon Harlap, Iman Habibi and Rita Ueda. The European premieres of all three winning compositions will be performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra and guest conductor Steven Mercurio alongside internationally renowned soloists Sharon Azrieli, Sara […]


We cordially invite you to join Malcolm Weisman and his friends and associates, at a reception to launch his book: A Wing and A Prayer - My life and Times Sunday 29 October 2023, 4.30pm Brondesbury Park Synagogue143 Brondesbury Park, London, NW2 5JLMalcolm's extraordinary journey and his significant contributions to British life as a Royal Army Chaplain, as a Barrister at Law […]

15th Cantors Convention

15th Cantors Convention is in Hannover from 6 - 11 November 2023A gathering for all those who love the music of Jewish prayer. Theme: Togetherness. The next ECA Convention takes place in the beautiful Villa Seligmann in Hannover from the evening of Monday 6th November 2023 to late night on Motzei Shabbat 11th November, after the Gala concert. An outstanding […]

UKJFF: Egypt, A Love Song

Egypt, A Love SongDirector Iris ZakiRuntime: 74minsLanguage: Hebrew, Arabic with English subtitles Plus Q&A with director Iris Zaki A warm and sensitive insight into the complicated relationship between Jewish and Arab identities and those who are caught in between through marriage and the legacy for future generations. Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Iris Zaki (Unsettling, Women in […]


Join B’nai B’rith UK, Jewish Renaissance magazine and the Jewish Music Institute for a fascinating joint zoom panel event on how music can uncover hidden memories and more!Chaired by the renowned composer and conductor, Malcolm Singer, the panellists will discuss how music can evoke memories from the past and the effect that music has on […]

JMI Youth Big Band – Live at Vortex

JMI Youth Big Band - Led by Sam Eastmond Doors 2:45 PM, Music 3:00 PM Conducted by Sam Eastmond (Tzadik) and featuring extraordinary Jazz Saxophonist Jason Yarde, the JMI Youth Big Band celebrates a sensational year of success with a highly anticipated performance at the legendary Vortex Jazz Club. The JMI Youth Big Band brings […]

JMI Online: London Assembly Holocaust Memorial Commemoration 2024

JMI - Jewish Music Institute annually works together with City Hall, the Holocaust Educational Trust (HET) and The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) to help create a ceremony that will commemorate victims of the Holocaust and provide time for reflection for those affected by more recent genocides. The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2024 is: Fragility of Freedom

Yallah 2024 – Judeo-Arabic Music Conference

SOAS, DLT SOAS, Main Building, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square,, London

Register now:Student/Concessions: £50General Public: £60LOCATION: SOAS University of London, 10 Thornhaugh St, London. WC1H 0XGConference tickets includes admission to the evening event with DJ SharouhHosted by Joe Loss Reader in Jewish Music Dr. Ilana Webster-Kogen (SOAS University of London) & JMI Trustee Dr. Vanessa Paloma Elbaz (University of Cambridge)JMI’s Judeo-Arabic Music conference returns for the […]

£45.00 – £60.00

Yallah 2024: DJ Sharouh

Mediterranean DJ / Producer based in Paris, Sharouh invites electronic to mix with music from the Maghreb to the Middle East, via Greece and Turkey. In a process of cultural rewriting, she works on different forms of musical syncretism (Judeo-Arabic, Amazigh, Mizrahi) as well as the role of women in this heritage. She is the author of several remixes […]

£10.00 – £15.00