Next:Gen Jazz – Bahla and the JMI Youth Big Band

JW3 341-351 Finchley Road , London

Official Single Launch: "Stronger Together" A special musical evening featuring the JMI Youth Big Band, a new youth ensemble led by Sam Eastmond and dedicated to contemporary music of Jewish origin. The Big Band will be followed by Bahla, an international mix of young and talented musicians creating their own distinctive brand of contemporary cinematic […]

£9

Wolf of Baghdad

JW3 341-351 Finchley Road , London

The Wolf of Baghdad is an audio-visual project combining a graphic memoir and music from the lost homeland of the Iraqi Jews.. Supported by Arts Council England & Exilarch Foundation (in memory of Sir Naim Dangoor). Info here Wednesday 21st November The Wolf of Baghdad is an audio-visual journey through a Jewish family’s memories of […]

Yom Hashoah: Bertolt Brecht – The Jewish Wife

JW3 341-351 Finchley Road , London

First performed eighty years ago, Bertolt Brecht's chilling one-act play, The Jewish Wife, is a chronicle of everyday German life at the dawn of the Nazi regime. As the Third Reich tightens its grip, relationships contort and fear and suspicion penetrate every layer of society. Katharina Reinthaller directs this exclusive performance with actors: Susanne Fiore and Peter Halpin […]

Together in Tune

JW3 341-351 Finchley Road , London

The Union of Jewish Students in conjunction with the Jewish Music Institute, Rene Cassin and a host of London Jewish Societies, are proud to present our first music concert, 'Together in Tune'. This concert will bring together the Jewish and Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller community, through the celebration and recognition of our similar music styles. […]

£3.50 – £8.00

Funky Dervish

JW3 341-351 Finchley Road , London

Master percussionist, oudist and vocalist Yinon Muallem combines iconic Jewish melodies with original compositions and arrangements. For this special Funky Dervish performance, Shirley Smart (Cello), Joe Browne (Tenor & Alto Sax), and Vasilis Sarikis (Percussion) will be joining Yinon Muallem to present a night of fusion between instruments, cultures and musical styles. Now living in […]

£15

UKJFF – Zuzana: Music is Life

JW3 341-351 Finchley Road , London

90-year-old Zuzana Ruzickova survived three concentration camps, including Auschwitz, and decades-long oppression and harassment under the totalitarian regime in her native Czech Republic to become a world-famous harpsichordist and the only musician to ever record all the keyboard works of Bach. Here she speaks candidly about her miraculous survival, the struggle to get back to […]

£15

Klezfest Concert 2017

JW3 341-351 Finchley Road , London

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT An evening of klezmer superstars, showcasing the international musicians from this year’s JMI’s Klezfest summer school: Klezfest 2017 This is a rare chance to hear significant players in the Klezmer revival movement performing with some of the most exciting young klezmer bands around. Bands this year are from Berlin, […]

Friday Night Dinner

JW3 341-351 Finchley Road , London

Together with the JW3 we warmly invite you to our Shabbat dinner for everyone 60+. Enjoy a reception with pre-Kabbalat instrumental music from pianist Ilan Lazarus followed by a beautifully prepared meal. 'Ashkenazi meets Sephardi' with Rachel Weston and Yoav Oved - their repertoire of Yiddish songs and Ladino melodies will fill the room. Please indicate […]

£30

The Turbans live at JW3

JW3 341-351 Finchley Road , London

The Turbans is a global musical collective mixing the traditional with the contemporary, to create a modern and energetic performance with reverence for its ancient roots. These talented musicians have travelled the world, gathering from countries such as Turkey, Bulgaria, Israel, Iran, Italy, Greece and England, combining their musical heritages and traditions. They have wandered […]

Yom Hashoah 2017

JW3 341-351 Finchley Road , London

'...hope is possible beyond despair. The source of Job's hope was memory, as it must be ours' - Elie Wiesel. Few were able to articulate the horrors and lessons of the Holocaust with such power, humanity and clarity of vision, as writer and survivor Elie Wiesel. Interspersing readings of his work by actor and writer Kerry […]

£8

Kaddish For Leonard Cohen

JW3 341-351 Finchley Road , London

"Now I bid you farewell, I don't know when I'll be back They’re moving us tomorrow to that tower down the track But you'll be hearing from me baby, long after I'm gone I'll be speaking to you sweetly From a window in the Tower of Song" When Leonard Cohen died we lost a unique […]

Zingt! The People’s Yiddish Chorus

JW3 341-351 Finchley Road , London

Led by Rachel Weston, a professional Yiddish singer, JMI’s Zingt! The People’s Chorus at JW3 is open to all. Participants learn traditional and new Yiddish songs, nigunim and specific ornamentations of this singing style. They sing Yiddish songs in 1 – 4 parts with and without sheet music, and nigunim mostly accompanied by piano but also a cappella. January […]

JW3: Zingt! The People’s Yiddish Chorus!

JW3 341-351 Finchley Road , London

Led by Polina Shepherd, one of Europe’s leading musicians in the field, JMI’s Zingt! The People’s Chorus at JW3 is open to all. Participants learn traditional and new Yiddish songs, nigunim and specific ornamentations of this singing style. They sing Yiddish songs in 1-4 parts with and without sheet music, and nigunim mostly accompanied by […]