Here's a selection of
music you can enjoy listening & dancing to or playing over the coming
months, including klezmer and classical gigs in Dorset, Gloucestershire,
London, Suffolk, Sussex and Wales; and jamming & workshops in Cambridge and
2-6 July, Summer Klezmer
Course at SOAS. London WC1
Come and discover the
joys of klezmer with two of the UK's top teachers and performers, Ilana Cravitz
(fiddle) and Merlin Shepherd (clarinet). Over the course of the week
you'll learn how to play the soulful and celebratory music of Jews from Eastern
Europe from the last century. Open to all instruments and ages. In
association with the Jewish
and online booking.
An afternoon workshop
with Ilana Cravitz for players of all ages and abilities. Learn a klezmer tune
and some traditional ornamentation and accompaniment. All instruments welcome.
Level: grade 4 or equivalent and above.
Buy tickets online
Sunday 15 July, 1-5pm,
Klezmer Music and Dance Workshop. London WC1
Join Steve Weintraub
(dance, US), fiddlers Jake Shulman-Ment (US/France) and Ilana
Cravitz (UK), cellist Francesca Ter-Berg (UK) and Carol Isaacs (accordion)
for a very special workshop for all ages and abilities.
Information and online
booking at the Jewish Music Institute website.
Tuesday 5 June, 6pm,
Vivaldi's Venetian Vespers.
Peter Holman directs
Essex Baroque Orchestra and Psalmody, with Timothy Travers-Brown
(countertenor), Claire Tomlin & Sarah Kelly (soprano)
Sunday 24 June, 7pm,
Cafe Mozart concert. Minchinhampton,
Instrumental music by
Haydn and Bornhardt; Mozart arias arranged for two flutes; 18th century English
songs; settings of Goethe poems.
Covey-Crump (voice); Jonathan Morgan&Jenny Thomas (flutes); Ilana Cravitz
(violin); Ian Gammie (viola da gamba)
See www.cafemozart.org for
Monday 27 August,
Suffolk Villages Festival anniversary concert. Suffolk
The Suffolk Villages
Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary with a gala concert.
The popular klezmer and
Balkan music band can be heard around the UK this summer:
10 June from
1pm, Horniman Museum Gardens, London SE23_at_ World City Music Village
23 June, Spitalfields
26 June, City of London
27 June, Beaminster
28 June, Durweston
Village Hall, Dorset
29 June, Beyond the
Border Storytelling Festival, St Donat's, Wales