From: icravitz_at_hotmail_dot_com

Sent: 18 September 2012 23:39

Subject: Autumn Klezmer Plus


    Ilana Cravitz ? klezmer



Musical events that Ilana is involved with including klezmer gigs and workshops in Cambridge and Norwich this autumn. For more details email klezmer_at_hotmail_dot_co_dot_uk

17-20 September

Cafe Mozart tour in Hungary

Visit the Cafe Mozart website for details of concerts.

Monday 1 October


City of London

Cafe Mozart lunchtime concert

Instrumental music by Haydn and Bornhardt, and Mozart arias arranged for two flutes. Cafe Mozart

Retiring collection

Church of St Anne and St Agnes, Gresham Street, London EC2V 7BX

Wednesday 3 October


Hackney, London

London Klezmer Quartet at Cafe Mostra

Hear the London Klezmer Quartet while enjoying reasonably priced Turkish food at this local restaurant.

Tickets ?3 added to your food/drinks bill.

Cafe Mostra, 86 Stoke Newington High St, N16 7PA. To book a table call 020 7249 8582

Transport: Overground stations Dalston Kingsland, Dalston Junction, Stoke Newington; buses 73, 106, 236

Friday 5 October


Windsor, Berks

Cafe Mozart concert

Cafe Mozart performs in a very special venue, The Dungeon of the Curfew Tower in Windsor Castle. A programme of songs and instrumental pieces by Haydn, Bornhardt, Mozart and others. Part of the Windsor Fringe.

Performers: Rachel Elliott (soprano), Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor), Jonathan Morgan & Jenny Thomas (flutes), Ilana Cravitz (violin), Ian Gammie (bass viol/guitar).

Tickets _at_ ?13.50 from drderek.mcculloch_at_gmail_dot_com

Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire

Monday 8 October


Bloomsbury, London

London Klezmer Quartet presents Shalom Aleykhem Comrade!

Join the London Klezmer Quartet and Julia Bard & David Rosenberg of Jewish Socialist Magazine for an exploration of Jewish life in revolutionary times.

Tickets ?5 on the door

Bookmarks bookshop, 1 Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3QE

Sunday 14 October


Kings Cross, London

Workshop and jam session

The monthly klezmer jam session is from 2-4, with a workshop at 1pm where you can learn a klezmer tune and a bit about style and accompaniment.

All welcome - both players and listeners! Bring a tune to share or just come along and enjoy others' playing. The pub serves food so you can enjoy Sunday lunch too! More details and tunes are at

Entry ?5 on the door

Upstairs Room, The Calthorpe Arms, 252 Gray's Inn Road, London W1X 8JR. 10 mins walk from Kings Cross and Russell Square tube stations

Wednesday 31 October


Highgate, London

LKQ concert with Yiddish song

The London Klezmer Quartet is joined by Yiddish scholar, teacher and singer, Yuri Vedenyapin for a concert where the vowels, consonants, and intonations of Yiddish will combine with the warmth, soulfulness and melodiousness of klezmer in a programme designed to stir the emotions and feed the soul. Presented in association with The Spiro Ark.

Tickets Book online

The Red Hedgehog, 255-257 Archway Road, London N5 5BS

Sunday 4 November



Klezmer workshop in Norwich


A hands- and feet-on workshop for players and dancers with Guy Schalom (dance/percussion) and Ilana Cravitz (violin/dance).

Participants will be able to experience playing for dancers as well as learning some of the dances.

For instrumentalists of all ages, grade 4+ or equivalent experience.

Booking Christiane Guenther, christianeguenther_at_talktalk_dot_net or  01263 741510

Cost book early (before 1st October) and pay ?30 for under 18s or ?40 for over 18s, after that date ?50 for all!

Venue: Norwich Synagogue on the Earlham Road

Saturday 10 November



Klezmer workshop in Cambridge


An afternoon workshop for players of all ages and abilities with Ilana Cravitz (violin). Learn a klezmer tune and some traditional ornamentation and accompaniment.

Booking email klezmer_at_hotmail_dot_co_dot_uk. Tickets will be available online soon.

Cost ?15 (?10 concs and kids)

Venue: Marlowe Road, Cambridge CB3

Tuesday 11 December


Chelsea, London

LKQ Chanukah House Concert

A limited number of tickets are available _at_ ?20 for a special seasonal London Klezmer Quartet house concert. Contact Ilana at icravitz_at_hotmail_dot_com for more details.

Sunday 16 December


Finchley, London

Hopkele klezmer keilidh

Guy Schalom and the Hopkele House Band present the annual Hopkele Yiddish dance event, hosted this year by North Western Reform Synagogue. An absolute must for the festive season!

North Western Reform Synagogue, Alyth Gardens, London NW11 7EN





















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