ECA 14TH CANTORS CONVENTION

European Cantors Association’s 14th Cantors ConventionBudapest Hungary2022European Cantors is staging our 14th Convention, returning in-person in 2022 to Budapest – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This time we will be based at the beautifully restored Rumbach Street Synagogue (pictured). The theme this year is ‘Invigorating Nusach for the 21st Century’ Join with like-minded people to […]

SECRET CHORD SERIES: ANDY STATMAN

Launches November 2, 12 noon PT | 3PM ET | 8PM UKEpisode 5 of the UCLA Secret Chord Series will feature a performance by the Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist master of klezmer and bluegrass, Andy Statman, who is joined in this session by Jim Whitney on bass and Larry Eagle on drums. Together the trio takes viewers on […]

JMI ONLINE: WE WANT THE LIGHT

      JMI OnlineREMEMBERING KRISTALLNACHT: WE WANT THE LIGHTWednesday 9th November7pm (available for 24 Hours) To mark the remembrance of Kristallnacht, JMI Presents a film by Christopher Nupen & Allegro Films which investigates the fruitful but complex relationship between Jews and German Music. Interviews include: Elyakim Ha'etzni, Margaret Brearley, Leon Botstein, Samuel Adler, Hellmut Stern, […]

Free

UKJFF: WE LEFT THE CAMP SINGING

Sun 20th Nov | JW3 Hall | 3.00pm | +Live MusicWe Left the Camp Singing(Short Documentary Dir. Sofia Tapinassi, James Joel Dann | 34 mins)UK, 2022 | English, Czech with English subtitles Followed by a live performance by pianist and director Sofia Tapinassi of works composed at Theresienstadt.After the film Sofia will perform a short […]

JMI Youth Big Band + NYJO Under 18s Ensemble at JW3

JW3 341-351 Finchley Road, London, United Kingdom

The JMI Youth Big Band return to JW3, performing alongside the NYJO Under 18s Ensemble in a dynamic double-header. Two incendiary young groups combine to deliver a powerful punch of Big Band and Jewish music for the festive season. The JMI Youth Big Band is radical Jewish music for the next generation, led by inspirational […]

£9 – £15

A CHILD IN STRIPED PYJAMAS

THE COCKPIT THEATRE Gateforth Street, London, LONDON, United Kingdom

A Chamber Opera by Noah MaxBased on The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John BoyneBy special arrangement with Miramax The premiere production of Noah Max's new opera based on John Boyne's international bestseller, The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas. A Jewish Child and a German Child, separated by barbed wire yet united in friendship. This symbolic tale explores the darkest chapter […]

JMI Online: London City Hall – Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony 2023

London City Hall is working closely with the Jewish Music Institute (JMI), Holocaust Educational Trust (HET) and The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) to 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 2023 is Ordinary […]

Jerusalem Orchestra East & West

Barbican Centre Silk Street, London, United Kingdom

A unique force in the global music scene, The Jerusalem Orchestra East & West consists of musicians from varying religions, ethnicities and sectors, reflecting the diversity of Israeli society.  Bursting with rhythm and passion, this performance combines the high-energy musical style of the Berber tribes in North Africa with arrangements in the Orchestra’s unique musical language, […]

JMI Youth Big Band – Jamboree

Jamboree 6 St Chad's Place, London, London, United Kingdom

Music of Jewish origin and cutting edge jazz sounds fused together to create Jewish music as you’ve never heard it before. Led by inspirational band leader Sam Eastmond (Spike Orchestra, John Zorn) this is music for the next generation performed by the next generation. The JMI Youth Big Band make their exciting debut at the […]

£8.00 – £12.00

Mimouna at JW3

Mimouna is a cornerstone of the Maghrebi Jewish Calendar, celebrated all over the globe, and this year, you're all invited. The night is traditionally when Jewish Moroccans buy back their flour at the end of Pesach, which is an excellent excuse to invite all their neighbours; Muslim, Berber and Jewish, to eat together, share stories […]

Yasmin Levy – Barbican Centre

Renowned Ladino & world music singer-songwriter and raconteur Yasmin Levy brings her distinctive blend of nostalgic and tender vocals to our stage. Levy's deep spiritual singing and passionate vocal delivery have touched audiences all around the globe, making her a true international star, and garnering critical acclaim from the likes of The New York Times and The Sunday […]

Malcolm Singer’s 70th Birthday Concert

Malcolm Singer's 70th Birthday concertThursday July 13th at 7.00pmWest London Synagogue33 Seymour Pl, London W1H 5AU Tickets £20WLS members £15Students £10 Malcolm celebrates his 70th birthday with a concert of music he's written in the last decade. All performed by his friends, colleagues and students. The programme includes his Shipley Psalms - psalms in Hebrew […]

Golden Peacock 2023 – Sing Yiddish

SUNDAY 20TH: 1PM - 5PM (COME TO MAIN BUILDING RECEPTION)MONDAY TO FRIDAY: 10AM-5PMThe Golden Peacock The Yiddish Song course led by internationally acclaimed Yiddish singer and teacher Shura Lipovsky with esteemed colleagues Rachel Weston and Joseph Finlay. It is designed for all singers who wish to deepen their knowledge of the rich Yiddish song repertoire. […]

£160.00 – £250.00

OT AZOY! Learn Yiddish August 2023 SOLD OUT

PLEASE REGISTER AT SOAS MAIN BUILDING RECEPTION - ALL DETAILS IN YOUR WELCOME EMAILDiscover JMI’s famous full immersion courses in Yiddish Language, Song and Culture for people of all ages, levels and backgrounds, where even complete beginners learn to speak, read, write, sing and even dream in Yiddish in a week. Ot Azoy Yiddish language classes […]

£225.00

Klezfest 2023

Come join us for JMI's world famous Klezfest!PLEASE REGISTER IN SOAS MAIN BUILDING RECEPTIONThis year we are taking the theme of ensembles and orchestras to a whole new level, with a faculty who have extensive experience, arranging, composing and conducting orchestras and large ensembles. This is about us playing together!Delve into the wonderful world of […]

£160.00 – £250.00