September JAM – Festival of Jewish Arts and Music

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September JAM – Festival of Jewish Arts and Music

  • 8 Sep 2016 — 15 Sep 2016
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various venues


The Jewish Music Institute are producing the inaugural festival of Jewish Arts and Music 8-15 September.

The opening night is at Kings Place where we celebrate the legacy of Yehudi Menuhin with a partnership between ourselves and the Yehudi Menuhin School and the International Menuhin competition. This event will feature one of the winners of the 2016 Menuhin Competition, Johan Dalene

8 Sep - Celebrating Menuhin: 
2016 being the Menuhin Centenary year (Lord Menuhin was past President of JMI until his death in 1999) we have brought together the two worlds of the international Menuhin legacy for the opening night of our Festival at King’s Place. We feature Johan Dalene – a winner of the International Menuhin Competition with 30 young musicians from the Yehudi Menuhin School in the first half and the incredible Tcha Limberger and John Etheridge in The Alternative Menuhin. 

11 Sep - Klezmer in the Park: The Big Mix: 
The Festival then continues with “ Klezmer in the Park”.  A celebration of diversity of London’s multicultural melting pot – with a one day FREE music Festival in Regent’s Park featuring an international line-up of music from India to Africa, Bulgaria and the middle East.  Details of the artists are in the programme.

13 Sep - Jewkbox Live: 
We also celebrate the incredible contribution of Jewish musicians to the record industry –  at the Jewish Museum in Camden with an evening featuring a presentation and concert by Lorin Sklamberg the Shepherds.

14 Sep - Sophie Solomon:  
JMI’s Artistic Director, the Celebrated musician and composer Sophie Solomon, launches her new album Stop the Parade at the Jazz Cafe in London. 

15 Sep - Drawing Life:  
Our Arts Council award winning multi-media performance piece by the famous Jocelyn Pook will be performed at Stoke Newington School after it sold out at Milton Court, Barbican in January this year.