A DAY OF PLEASURE (5 June 2011)
120 guests listened attentively to stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer
performed by actor Stuart Richman. London Born Stuart was
a founder member of the Liverpool Everyman Theatre in 1964.
While he has played theatre, film, television and radio over the years,
in venues large and small, this was his first performance in a
synagogue. He selected five stories from the Singer book
'A Day of Pleasure' which recorded the author's early life in
Warsaw, portraying a way of life that has all but disappeared.
CLASSICAL TO KLEZMER (10 March 2008)
Crossing boundaries between the classical and folk traditions.
Frank London's Klezmer Brass Allstars (from USA) and the augmented Wind Band of Liverpool University came together for the culmination of the Wild Wind Weekend at Liverpool University.
YAACOV SHAPIRO (20 January 2008)
Yiddish Culture and the Holocaust
A special programme was written for this event, including narrative of Yaacov's personal experiences of Lodz Ghetto, illustrated by Yiddish music and song, and with Valerij Aivazan accompanying him on the piano. Dedicated to the memory of the relatives of the Merseyside Jewish community who perished during the Holocaust.
COLIN CARR (11 November 2007)
Celebrating the memory of Adele and David Carr
World acclaimed and award winning 'cellist Colin, one of Princes Road's beloved sons, plays 'The 'Cello Suites' by J. S. Bach in memory of his parents.
SHIR (18 February 2007)
Shir attempts to be as true as possible to the original sound of the Klezmorim using acoustic instruments and drawing on the original Klezmer, Traditional, Yiddish and Sephardi repertoire, while at the same time catering for more “up to date” tastes in Jewish music with popular Israeli folk and dance tunes.
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LUCIE SKEAPING AND THE BURNING BUSH (10 April 2005)
The UKs No.1 Klezmer and Jewish Folk Band
'Burning Bush offers the original World Music where Europe, Africa and the Orient freely mingle' - THE INDEPENDENT