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Shalom Foundation Team

Invitation to the 14th Singer’s Warsaw Festival

For the fourteenth time, the Shalom Foundation has the pleasure to invite everyone to celebrate music, theatre, literature and art, in other words: the Jewish Culture Festival – Singer’s Warsaw!

This year, the Festival will take place on 26 August – 3 September 2017.


Photo: Janusz Paliwoda

We will offer you a full range of events so that everyone can find something interesting. We welcome theatre and music lovers, researchers of the Jewish history and culture, fans of photography and art, those of you who enjoy thematic walks and workshops. People who like to, from time to time, feel an air of nostalgia with a tiny hint of old days and those, who seek new experience, and follow the latest trends in art and culture.

We also encourage artists to send us interesting proposals. The Festival’s stages await!

„Oczy w oczy z…Gołdą Tencer” – an interview for TVP Polonia

“Powiedzieć o niej kobieta – instytucja to zdecydowanie za mało. Nie uznaje określenia – “nie da się”, bo dla niej wszystko jest możliwe, wystarczy tylko chcieć i ciężko na to zapracować. Aktorka, reżyserka, organizatorka Festiwalu Kultury Żydowskiej, założycielka i prezes Fundacji Shalom, dyrektor Teatru Żydowskiego – Gołda Tencer.”


Zapraszamy do obejrzenia wywiadu z TVP Polonia:

Happy New Year!


We wish all our Guests and Viewers, Friends and Co-workers a successful and prosperous 2017. May this year brings all the desired success and happiness in your life that.

We wish ourselves that we again met you and played together during the next, the fourteenth edition of the Singer’s Warsaw Festival.

Gołda Tencer and The Singer’s Festival Team

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah!


Wishing you and your family a joyous and peaceful festive season. May you be blessed with lots of love from the ones that matter most.


The team of the Shalom Foundation


On Rosh Ha Shanah 5777 we wish You peace and happiness.

Have a sweet year!

L’Shanah Tovah!

The last day before the end of 13th Singer’s Warsaw Festival

Have a look at the a pictures of a few  events, which took place on the last Saturday of 13th Singer’s Warsaw Festival.

Klezmer Night: Hamsa (UK)

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Klezmer Night: Rzeszów Klezmer Band & Friends (PL)

koncert kantorów. Rzeszów Klezmer Band (1)

Photo: Janusz Paliwoda


Music workshops with Merlin Shepherd, The Hamsa

The workshops will be held on September 4, at 12.00 at Pardon, To Tu, Festival Club, 12/16 Grzybowski Sq.

Merlin is one of the world’s leading players of traditional East European Klezmer Clarinet style, and in addition to his own ensembles, he has recorded and played with Boban Marcovic, Fanfara Ciocarlia, Fanfara Savale, Selim Sesler, Budowitz, Frank London’s Klezmer Brass Allstars and numerous others.

Photo: Alicia Clarke

Participants in the workshops will learn by ear and will be taught how to make their instruments sing in Yiddish and make Eastern European Jewish sounds on their instruments. Merlin will introduce all players to the ornamentation and phrasing specific to Klezmer Music culminating in a full ensemble piece!

Workshops in English, free admission

The fifth day of the Singer’s Warsaw Festival has already ended

Have a look at the a photos from the fifth day of the Festival.

Photos: Janusz Paliwoda

Singer Jazz Festival: meeting with Nabil Atassi – one of Berlins leading journalists in Jazz

“Berlin as the center of European culture in the 1920’s and today” that will be a theme of the meeting organized as a part of Singer Jazz Festival and hosted by: Adam Baruch.

IMG_7871_sw_webNabil Atassi

The special guest of the meeting will be Dr. Nabil Atassi (*1981) – one of Berlins leading journalists in Jazz. He hosts a personality talk show podcast on his website He hosts talk shows with Jazz personalities on German public radio NDR and writes for several magazines. Nabil is co founder and spokesman of JazzKorea Festival, an international Jazzfestival taking Southkorean Jazzbands to Europe and was involved in building up XJAZZ festival in Berin in 2014. As one of only two journalists ever, he was awarded the WDR Jazz award in 2013.

The meeting will taka place on September 4 at 2 pm. (Austrian Cultural Forum, 7/9 Próżna St., free admission).

The fourth day of the Singer’s Warsaw Festival has already ended


The concert of Israeli trio Savannah and The Stringz, meeting with known Polish theorist and historian of literature Professor Michał Głowiński, music and satirical show prepared by the actors of the Jewish Theatre, the presentation of verses of the German poetess Else Lasker-Schüler and the concert of Obara/Wania duo – that was only some of the events of the fourth day of the Singer’s Warsaw Festival (on August 30).

Have a look at a few photos from that day.

Photos: Marta Kuśmierz, Janusz Paliwoda

That’s tomorrow: REMEMBER – the multimedia project designed by Francesco Bruno Ensemble dedicated to Primo Levy

Primo Levi

Live multimedia show that serves as a tribute to the great Italian author and poet Primo Levi. The reading of poems written by the author, who has given the world one of the most important testimonies on the holocaust, is brought on stage along with music compositions inspired by Primo Levi’s poetic universe. Along with the poetry and music, there are video art creations, all giving voice, through the language of art, to the testimony and to the plea for peace of this great poet.

F.Bruno ensemble _archiwum zespołu

Performing: Francesco Bruno (music, arrangements, guitar), Silvia Lorenzo (reading, vocals), Marco Rovinelli (drums), Jacopo Ferrazza (double bass).

The concert will be held on August 31 at 20.30, at the the large stage of Kwadrat Theatre, 138 Marszałkowska St.

The third day of the festival was dominated by jazz…

Third day of the 13th edition of the Singer’s Warsaw Festival.

Have a look at the photos from the third day of the Festival.

The opening of Singer Jazz Festival : “Maggid” – the concert performed by Sefardix trio, formed by brothers Bartłomiej and Marcin Oleś and Jorgos Skolias, which took place in the Nożyk Synagogue

bracia Oles & Jorgos Skolias

Jazz concerts played as part of Singer Jazz Festival and the oher events:

Photos: Janusz Paliwoda


The Grand Opening of The Festival is behind us

Second day of the 13th edition of the Singer’s Warsaw Festival.

Have a look at the photos from the second day of the Festival.

The Grand Opening of The Festival – The Concert of The Cantors: Benzion Miller, Yaakov Lemmer, Tzudik Greenwald accompanied by the chamber orchestra of the Warsaw Chamber Opera House, conducted by Yakov Rotner:


Gołda Tencer – the host of Singer’s Warsaw Festival:


The concert of the cantors and the other events:

Photos: Katarzyna Markusz, Janusz Paliwoda

The 13th Jewish Culture Festiwal “Singer’s Warsaw” has began

Behind us are the first events of this year’s edition of the Singer’s Warsaw Festival.

Have a look at the photos from the first day of the Festival.


Enjoy The Opening of Singer Jazz Festival: “MAGGID” by Sefardix Trio

On Monday, August 29 at 18.30 (The Nożyk Synagogue, 6 Twarda St.) at the opening of Singer Jazz Festival will perform The Sefardix trio – Polish jazz group, created by Oleś Brothers (founders of many original music projects, double bass artist, Marcin Oleś, and percussion artist, Bartłomiej Oleś) together with the master of voice improvisation, Jorgos Skolias.

Sefardix: Oleś Brothers & Jorgos Skolias

photo: Blanka Tomaszewska / fenommedia

They will play a music from their latest album “Maggid”. Their music is an ambiance fusion of the Jewish music sung in Greek, jazz, metaphysical vocalizations that originated in Asia as well as instrumental virtuoso bursting with cultural references – this is what Sefardix trio means.

There are still tickets available – enjoy this concert!


ALONA SZOSTAK will sing in Polish, Russian, Yiddish and Hebrew

The recital by ALONA SZOSTAK “Walking with Hope Through Life” will take place on August 27 at 16.00, at the large stage of Kwadrat Theatre, 138 Marszałkowska St.

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Fot. Artur Wacławek

During her performance, we will hear Russian and Jewish songs sung in four languages: Polish, Russian, Yiddish and Hebrew. They will include works written by Isaak Osipovitsch Dunayevsky, such as the famous “Heart,” Barbra Streisand and Yelena Vayengi as well as Hebrew songs, such as “Shir Tikva” or “Aff achat.” Such repertoire will offer the audience a chance to fully appreciate the unique stage temperament and enjoy the very warm, rare voice of Alona Szostak. Accompaniment: Lena Minkacz.

Tomorrow starts the Culinary Festival “Mama Sonia’s Cuisine”


Culinary Festival “Mama Sonia’s Cuisine” is a unique opportunity to taste a dishes and snacks from the Jewish cuisine, prepared especially for the Singer’s Warsaw Festival by bars and restaurants operating around Grzybowski Square, and wines from Israel.

We invite you to participate in the plebiscite. In order to vote for your favorite delicacy, all you need to do is visit, during the Festival, the participating restaurants, taste the dishes and leave a poll with the waiter afterwards. The most voted dish will be awarded a certificate of the audience award. Guests participating in the voting will have a chance to win a prize.

Please read the rules od our play: (Polish) REGULAMIN and PROGRAM FESTIWALU to download.

“The music of Henryk Wars” – the concert by Kuba Stankiewicz Trio

The project “The Music of Henryk Wars” continues the program dedicated to the American artists with Polish roots started in recent years by Kuba Stankiewicz, the outstanding pianist and composer. Recipient of numerous music awards, in recent years he decided to start the project playing the music composed by Victor Young and Bronisław Kaper.


During the concert, the trio will be joined by Wojciech Pulcyn – double bass player, session musician and composer, on everyday basis cooperating with many stars of Polish and foreign jazz music scene, and Sebastian Frankiewicz – percussion player cooperating with, among others, Michał Urbaniak who is the holder of the golden record for the project “Talk to me.”

The concert will take place on August 31 at 18.00 at The Nożyk Synagogue, 6 Twarda St. (ticketed event).

“Isaak from Krochmalna Street and his time vehicle” – workshops for children

The workshops dedicated to the short stories written by I.B. Singer for children 3-8 years old conducted by Patrycja Dołowy and Anna Pietruszka-Dróżdż from MaMa Foundation will take place on August 28 at 11.00 at Center for Yiddish Culture, 15 Andersa St.

Limited availability, to register, please write to:


“Banishment from Paradise” – unknown compositions composed by Krzysztof Komeda played by Leszek Żądło European Art Ensemble

Guests of the 13th Singer’s Warsaw Fesival can expect for a truly unique concert! The original version of the “Banishment from Paradise” composed by Krzysztof Komeda was presented to the audience only once, back in 1969. The musical failed to be recorded and the manuscript with the score was found only 3 years ago in the Netherlands. Based on that, the material was arranged in line with jazz style by Leszek Żądło and Matthias Preißinger.

Leszek Zadlo
photo: Leszek Franz Owca

Leszek Żądło European Art Ensemble:  Leszek Żądło, Leszek Kułakowski, Piotr Kułakowski and Jacek Pelc, will play the concert “Banishment from Paradise”  on September 2 at 20.00, at The large stage of Kwadrat Theatre.

On August 31 at 16.30, at the Austrian Cultural Forum, will be held a meeting with Leszek Żadło, conducted by Adam Baruch.

Wkrótce rusza Warszawa Singera!

„Festiwal przyjaciół”, tak o rozpoczynającym się 27 sierpnia Festiwalu Kultury Żydowskiej Warszawa Singera mówi dyrektor Fundacji Shalom, Gołda Tencer.


Co roku pod koniec wakacji okolice placu Grzybowskiego odwiedza od 65 do 70 tysięcy osób, które chcą posłuchać muzyki klezmerskiej, obejrzeć spektakle teatralne, spróbować tradycyjnych potraw. To wszystko już po raz trzynasty umożliwia Fundacja Shalom. – W Teatrze nigdy nie piszę trzynastki, ale 12a – mówi Gołda Tencer. – Ten Festiwal jest tworzony z grona przyjaciół, a jego sercem był zawsze Teatr Żydowski. To serce pozostanie z nami, niezależnie od tego, gdzie będziemy grać. Bo wydarzenia festiwalowe odbywać się będą w wielu miejscach.

Jednym ze spektakli, które będą mogli obejrzeć widzowie są „Matki” w reżyserii Pawła Passiniego. – To antyspektakl o tym, że teatr czasami musi się potknąć, zamilknąć – informuje reżyser. – To wieczór, podczas którego mówimy o ludziach, którzy mieli dwie matki. Próbujemy doprowadzić do tego, by się spotkały. Słuchamy tych opowieści, mając na scenie trzy osoby, które przeżyły,którym się to udało.


W tym roku odbędzie się również trzecia edycja Singer Jazz Festival, podczas którego wystąpi Włodzimierz Nahorny, jeden z filarów polskiego jazzu, od dawna towarzyszący warszawskiemu Singerowi. – To będzie mój koncert urodzinowy, niespodzianka i ja sam dowiem się w ostatniej chwili o tym, kto wystąpi – przekonuje muzyk. – Bardzo się cieszę, że ten Festiwal tak się rozwija, bo polski jazz na to zasługuje.

„Kuchnią mamy Soni”, czyli kulinarną częścią festiwalu, dowodzi Maciej Nowak, który zapewnia, że goście będą mogli nie tylko skosztować przysmaków żydowskich, ale również spotkać się z ekspertami i znawcami kuchni. Restauracje, biorące udział w konkursie na najlepszą potrawę, przygotowały specjalne menu. – Zachęcamy Państwa do odwiedzania tych restauracji i oddawania głosów na wybrane dania. Jurorzy również przyznają swoją nagrodę – zapewnia Maciej Nowak. – Grzybów będzie znów kojarzył się ze smakami żydowskimi.

Konferencja zapowiadająca tegoroczną edycję festiwalu odbyła się 18 sierpnia w klubie festiwalowym Pardon, to tu.

Tekst i foto: Katarzyna Markusz

Meeting dedicated to “The letters from the Warsaw Ghetto” written by Rachela Auerbach

Meeting with Karolina Szymaniak, researcher, translator, and Yiddish instructor will be held on August 28 at 15.15, on the open day in the Yiddish Culture Center, 15 Andersa St.

Meeting will be hosted by writer and journalist Beata Chomątowska.

“Letters from the Warsaw Ghetto” is an important source document, a journal written in the ghetto by a writer and psychologist, Rachela Auerbach, who was also the co-founder of the underground Warsaw Ghetto archive, the Ringelblum Archive. This year, the book was awarded the Historic Prize of Polityka Weekly in the category of source publications.


Stage show “Mothers” in Polski Theatre!

“MOTHERS” – the stage show/performance/meeting of the Jewish Theatre based on Gołda Tencer’s idea; directed by: Paweł Passini, script and dramaturgy: Patrycja Dołowy, will be payed on August 26 at 20.00 in Polski Theatre.


Photo. K. Biliński

Guest appearance: Elżbieta Ficowska, Joanna Sobolewska-Pyz, Romuald Jakub Weksler-Waszkinel

Together with the adult children from the baskets, the authors of the show will attempt to be their mothers in the very moment just before they make up their minds. In those moments, they search for the answer to their questions about identity, continuity, duty. Uneasy questions that hurt and jostle in the word “mother” and call for attention.

Details on purchasing tickets:


The 13th Singer’s Warsaw Festival for media – press conference

The press conference announcing this year’s edition of the Festival will be held on August 18, 2016 at 12.00 in the festival’s club PARDON , TO TU in Warsaw.


Gołda Tencer – director and creator of Singer’s Warsaw Festival during a last year press conference held on the Main Stage of the Jewish Theater in Warsaw / fot. Janusz Paliwoda

Singer Jazz Festival: Francesco Bruno Ensemble – Artists from Italy on The Singer’s Warsaw Festival

A highly eclectic and talented jazz guitarist and composer, Francesco Bruno will perform in Warsaw twice with Marco Rovinelli, Jacopo Ferrazza and Silvia Lorenzo.

F.Bruno ensemble _archiwum zespołu

The first of the concerts: “REMEMBER” – the multimedia project designed by Francesco Bruno Ensemble dedicated to the great Italian writer, poet and scientist Primo Levy, who has given the world one of the most important testimonies on the holocaust, will be held August 31 at 20.30 on the Big Stage of Teatr Kwadrat.

During the concert “WITAM” artists will present the original compositions, especially arranged for this project, a part of the new album, titled “Witam,” where the Polish trumpet player Piotr Vojtasik and sax player Sylwester Ostrowski appear as special guests. The concert will be held September 1 at 20.30 in Polish Radio Witold Lutosławski Concert Hall.

SAVANNAH AND THE STRINGZ – israeli trio from Tel Aviv on Singer’s Warsaw Festival

The band’s leader, Savannah Zwi-Navon is a subtle yet very charismatic singer. She will be accompanied by two excellent musicians: Tomer Einat and Noam Elron. Trio bravely experimenting with new forms of sound expressions; they combine jazz, indie rock, cabaret and classical chamber music into contemporary style.

During the recent years, the band has performed in nearly every place in Israel, it also gave concerts in Australia. In 2014, the trio was invited to Poland for the first time. During the festival trio will perform on 30 August at 20.30 on The large stage of Kwadrat Theatre.

REQUIEM ON GRZYBOWSKI SQUARE – Warsaw Chamber Opera House’s concert on stage

Warsaw Chamber Opera House will present one of the most important sacral works in the history of music – “Requiem” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the last composition of the genius artist from Vienna.

The epoch-making work performed by the solo artists of the Warsaw Chamber Opera House and the Vocal Ensemble and the Sinfonietta Orchestra, directed by Jerzy Lach, will be heard on Grzybowski Square for the first time!

Sinfoniettaphoto: Jarosław Budzyński

Line-up: solo artists of Warsaw’s Chamber Opera House Marta Wyłomańska – soprano, Monika Ledzion – alt, Tomasz Krzysica – tenor, Rafał Siwek – bass and the Vocal Ensemble and the Sinfonietta Orchestra conducted by Ruben Silva.

Open air concert at Grzybowski Square will take place 1 September, 2016 at 7 pm.

The Stars of Singer Jazz Festival – NAHORNY TRIO and FRIENDS

In 2016, Włodzimierz Nahorny, leader of the Nahorny Trio, the outstanding Polish composer, named by the critics “The Chopin of Jazz Music” – will be celebrating his 75th birthday. The story of his life covers nearly the whole history of the Polish jazz and his music is poetry, reflection, undefinable and volatile language.

WNT 3 fot. Piotr Gruchala — kopiaphoto: Piotr Gruchała

Włodzimierz Nahorny’s great and unique compositions will be presented by his trio with Mariusz Bogdanowicz playing double bass, Piotr Biskupski playing percussion and guest appearances by Lora Szafran, Sabina Meck, Zbigniew Namysłowski, Wojciech Jachna and Wojciech Myrczek. Although fit in the jazz canon, they have been branded with romantic and very Slavic character.

The concert will take place on 1 September, 2016 at 9 pm.

Ticketed event, tickets available on and

Lecture by Jolanta Mickute Ph.D. “Women’s Zionism in Interwar Poland: What Is It and Where Does It Come from?”

Lecture (in English) by Jolanta Mickutė as part of Singer’s Warsaw Festival will be held August 31 at. 17.00 in a MenoraInfopunkt (entrance by Charlotte Menora), Plac Grzybowski 2.

Today about women’s zionism, emancipation, equality and cooperation (or rather, lack of cooperation) between Jewish women and non-Jewish woman with Jolanta Miuckutė Ph.D talking Katarzyna Markusz.

Jolanta Miuckutėe conducts research on the project “Modern Zionist feminist policy cultural, ethnic and gender in interwar Poland1918-1939” on the Museum Polin and the Jewish Historical Institute.

The interview was published August 8, 2016 at


Jolanta Mickutė, photo: Museum Polin

We welcome You to festival’s club Pardon, to tu!

Once again during the Singer’s Warsaw Festival we welcome You to our festival’s club PARDON , TO TU, Grzybowski Square 12/16.


In this friendly place all guests can expect to have fun , casual atmosphere and many opportunities for informal meetings with artists appearing at the XIII edition of the Singer’s Warsaw Festival.

Shofar foto,Piotr Lewandowski PopUpMusic

Pardon To Tu ogródek

“The Kishke Monologues” – a show presented by part of the next generation of Yiddishpiel Theater actors

Food has a special place in Yiddish culture. We bring you a musical-culinary journey in accordance with the East European Jewish Kitchen. Original monologues in Hebrew and Yiddish songs that deal with the kitchen experience. Humorous and Touching.

Presented by part of the next generation of Yiddishpiel Theater actors: Yoni Eilat, Yonathan Rozen, Ronit Asheri, Miri Ragendorfer, Einat Segal-Cohen, “The Kishka Monologues” that received great acclaim from the audience and critiques in Israel.

28th August 2016, 16:00, The Large Stage of Kwadrat Theatre, 138 Marszałkowska St.

(The show will be staged in Hebrew and Yiddish and translated into Polish.)


Yiddishpiel – the Yiddish Theater in Israel was established in 1987 with the mission of bringing back the charm, popularity and glory to the Yiddish language that had almost disappeared in World War II. Yiddish lives once again on our stage, expressing the wisdom of those who are no longer with us.
More than 100 new productions have been staged by the Yiddishpiel Theater until today with performances throughout the country. The theater has earned international recognition for its achievements as a result of its steady participation in dozens of international festivals around the world: Montreal, London, Amsterdam, Vienna, Los Angeles, Wiesbaden, Kiev, Vilna, Moscow, Berlin, Krakow, and many others.

The sale of tickets for 13th Wasraw Singer Festival has just been launched

You can buy a tickets by the pages and
Currently available are tickets for four concerts: Official Opening Of The Festival – Concert Of The Cantors, two events in the series Singer Jazz Festival – concerts Sefardix trio ( Oles Brothers & Jorgos Skolias ) and Trio of Kuba Stanikewicz and classical music concert „Jewish music of the twentieth century for Strings”.

Program of the 13th Singer’s Warsaw Festiwal

We have a pleasure to present you program of the 13th Singer’s Warsaw Festiwal

It’s available for download here:



Please note this important message!

Teatr Kwadrat (Theatre Square), Marszałkowska 138 Str. is the address that You should remember!


This is because, thanks to the courtesy and friendliness of the Directorate of the theater, we move here the festival events, which were planned to take place in the Jewish Theatre building.

Teatr Kwadrat is located about 3-4 minutes walk from the Grzybowski Square (in the direction of the station Metro Świętokrzyska).

Dear Friends of the Shalom Foundation and Warsaw’s Singer Festival!

The recent developments in the Jewish Theatre’s situation that we have been watching have also affected us because as you well know our office is located in the theatre’s building.
You may be wondering what will happen next since the place that was so generously presenting many of the festival’s concerts and performances has been closed?!
We would like to let you know that our Festival will take place according to the planned time schedule.
Very soon, we will be informing you about the addresses of the events moved from the Jewish Theatre and we will present this year’s Singer’s Warsaw program.
However, we are kindly asking for your patience as in the coming days we will be very busy organizing the move.
In this difficult time, your support as well as help and assistance offers sent to us from across Poland (and other countries) are truly invaluable.
Thank you for everything,

Shalom Foundation Team

Here is the poster of this year’s edition of the Singer’s Warsaw Festival!

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Inauguration of the Singer Jazz Festival – Sefardix trio

“Bracia Oleś nie próbują nikogo i niczego imitować. Grają jak rasowi współcześni muzykanci na swoich instrumentach, które czują doskonale. Jorgos Skolias nadaje całości sznyt grecki” pisał Jacek Hawryluk.

Sefardix: Oleś Brothers & Jorgos Skolias

Ci trzej wspaniali muzycy to właśnie Sefardix trio. Muzyka zespołu  laureata Folkowego Fonogramu Roku 2013 Polskiego Radia – to klimatyczna fuzja śpiewanej po grecku muzyki żydowskiej, jazzu, metafizycznych wokaliz rodem z Azji oraz instrumentalnej wirtuozerii pełnej kulturowych odniesień. Artyści wykraczają poza stereotypowe traktowanie głosu i instrumentów, poszerzając paletę brzmieniową wykonywanej muzyki. Emocje i energia płynąca ze sceny, porywają słuchaczy zarówno na dużych festiwalach, jak i kameralnych koncertach.

Koncert Sefardix trio, prezentującego swoją najnowszą płytę „Maggid”, odbędzie się w poniedziałek, 29 sierpnia o godz. 21.00 w Synagodze im. Nożyków.

(Polish) Konkurs z okazji Dnia Matki

Na kilka dni przed Dniem Matki rozpoczynamy konkurs, w którym do wygrania jest 5 podwójnych zaproszeń na premierę spektaklu/performance’u/spotkania „Matki” w Teatrze Żydowskim w Warszawie.

Premiera odbędzie się w czwartek, 26 maja 2016, o godz. 19.00.

Spektakl został zrealizowany na podstawie pomysłu Gołdy Tencer. Jego reżyserem jest Paweł Passini, autorką tekstu i dramaturgii – Patrycja Dołowy.

Plakat Matki wersja2 19-05

Konkurs prowadzony jest na fanpage’u Festiwalu Singera – serdecznie zapraszamy:

(Polish) Zapraszamy na spotkanie z Andrzejem Krakowskim w cyklu „Bagaże Kultury”

Spotkanie odbędzie się w najbliższą niedzielę, 29 września 2015 o godz. 14.00 w Teatrze Żydowskim, w ramach promocji książki Andrzeja Krakowskiego – „Pollywood II – Uciekinierzy z raju”, wydanej przez wydawnictwo Blue Bird.

W spotkaniu udział wezmą także Magdalena Schejbal i Włodzimierz Press.


Szczegóły na stronie:

HAMSA – Mediterranean Klezmer Funk at this year’s KLEZMER NIGHT!

Bringing together the music of Jewish Eastern Europe and Sephardic Turkey in an authentic, powerful Mediterranean Mélange, Hamsa take us on a journey that not only crosses borders but also takes us deep into ourselves.

The group creates five musicians: Merlin Shepherd (clarinets, tilinka), Guy Schalom (percussion, drumkit), Carol Isaacs (piano, accordion), Glenn Sharp (guitar, saz, oud), Simon Russell (bass).

Klezmer’s Night, an open air concert at Grzybowski Square is not the only occasion to see and hear them. Hamsa will also lead The Music Walk around The Streets of Warsaw.

(Polish) Osip Mandelsztam w interpretacji szczecińskiego zespołu Sklep z Ptasimi Piórami

Historia powstania programu koncertu rozpoczęła się ponad 30 lat temu. Jej początki sięgają czasu stanu wojennego, kiedy to szczeciński Teatr Kana w 1982 roku wystawił spektakl „Księga…”. Spektakl był grany poza cenzurą i mimo braku jakichkolwiek oficjalnych informacji o datach i miejscach przedstawienia, ściągał tłumy…

ulica mandelsztama

Muzykę do wierszy Osipa Mandelsztama wykorzystanych w pamiętnym przedstawieniu skomponował Ryszard Leoszewski, wówczas jeden z pierwszych aktorów Teatru Kana, a obecnie kompozytor, wokalista, pedagog i jedna z najciekawszych postaci kulturalnego Szczecina.

Teraz, będąc bogatszym o doświadczenia właściwe jego pokoleniu, odnalazł w poezji Mandelsztama nie tyle cierpienie (choć i ono dało o sobie znać), co jasną stronę ludzkiej duszy. Iskierki prawdziwego człowieczeństwa, okruchy szlachetności, wiarę w czystość intencji, szacunek i bliskość drugiej osoby – zwyczajną prawdę i uczciwość.

Koncert odbędzie się 31 sierpnia 2016 o godz. 19.00 w Klubie Mamele.

(Polish) Trzej kantorzy na rozpoczęcie festiwalu

Niedzielny koncert kantorów to już tradycja Festiwalu Warszawa Singera. Jest to jednocześnie uroczysta inauguracja Festiwalu, na którą swoje podwoje otwiera dla szerszej publiczności Synagoga im. Nożyków w Warszawie.

W tym roku znów usłyszymy najznakomitszych światowych kantorów. Wystąpią: Benzion Miller, Yaakov Lemmer i Tzudik Greenwald (od lewej), przy akompaniamencie wybitnego pianisty Menchaema Bristowskiego.

Dla tych, którzy chcieliby sprawdzić swoje możliwości wokalne przygotowaliśmy coś specjalnego! Kilka godzin przed uroczystym koncertem odbędą się warsztaty śpiewu kantoralnego, które poprowadzi Benzion Miller.

Oba wydarzenia odbędą się w niedzielę, 28 sierpnia 2016. Zapraszamy do śledzenia naszej strony – szczegóły już wkrótce!

The Klezmatics, New York Klezmer Band will play at the 13th Singer’s Warsaw Festival

The Klezmatics are without a doubt the most successful proponents of klezmer music in the world.

Currently, the legendary music group is creating by five members: Lorin Sklamberg (lead vocals, accordion, guitar, piano), Frank London (trumpet, keyboards, vocals), Paul Morrissett (bass, tsimbl, vocals), Matt Darriau (kaval, clarinet, saxophone, vocals) and Lisa Gutkin (violin, vocals).

KlezmaticsPhoto: Adrian Buckmaster

During their quarter-century existence they have collaborated with such brilliant artists as violinist Itzhak Perlman, Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner and Israeli vocal icon Chava Alberstein, plus many other prominent artists working within multiple genres.

The performance of the Klezmatics will take place at September 4, 2016.

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Szczęśliwego święta Pesach! Happy Passover!


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