The Ger Mandolin Orchestra

Ashkenaz, in association with the Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre and the Yellow Rose Project, are please to present as part of Holocaust Education Week, the Ger Mandolin Orchestra. The GER MANDOLIN ORCHESTRA is the brainchild of Israeli-American Avner Yonai, whose search for his family roots in Poland led him to a tattered… Read More »

Ashkenaz at Tastes of the Hill

Ashkenaz @ Tastes of the Hill Festival August 25, 2013, 4-7pm – FREE Richmond Green Park, 1300 Elgin Mills Rd. East As Toronto’s Jewish community sprawls ever-northward into Richmond Hill and Vaughan, Ashkenaz is developing a long-term strategy to establish an ongoing presence in this dynamic region of the GTA. As the first initiative of… Read More »

Shye Ben Tzur

PLEASE NOTE: ADVANCE TICKETS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE, BUT TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR, BEGINNING AT 8:00 PM. Shye Ben Tzur & Rajasthan Express Thursday July 25, 2013, 9pm The Mod Club Theatre, 722 College St. $20 in advance / $25 at the door One of the most talked-about artists at the 2012… Read More »

Anthony Russell

Annual Summer Yiddish Concert Featuring Anthony Russell With special guest Kyra Folk-Farber Wednesday June 19, 2013, 8pm Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the door Call 416-915-6747 for tickets or order online at www.ticketwise.ca African-American by birth and Jewish by choice, Anthony (Mordechai Tzvi) Russell has been hailed as “the… Read More »

Reel Ashkenaz

REEL ASHKENAZ @ TORONTO JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL April 11-21, 2013 Ashkenaz is pleased to partner once again with Toronto Jewish Film Festival in presenting four very different Jewish musical stories on film, encompassing Ashkenazic, Mizrahi and popular musical traditions. For advance tickets visit the TJFF box office online or call 416-324-9121.

Simja Dujov

We are pleased to announce details of the first event of Ashkenaz’s 2013 season! Ashkenaz teams up with the Koffler Centre of the Arts for the Canadian debut of Buenos Aires’ Simja Dujov, a rising star in Argentina’s world music scene. In this very special concert collaboration with an all-star cast of young Toronto musicians, Duhov will present… Read More »

AVIVA: CD Release Concert

AVIVA: CD Release Concert and Celebration Wednesday, December 5, 2012 Doors 7:30pm, Concert 8pm 918 Bathurst Street Arts Centre $15 Advance, $20 Door > Purchase advance tickets here Celebrate the release of When I Arrived You Were Already There, Aviva Chernick‘s new album of sensual, soulful music. This special evening will include a concert of the album’s songs as well… Read More »

Cadenas @ Diaspora Film Fest

Join the Ashkenaz Foundation and the International Diaspora Film Fest at the Opening Night of the IDFF Film screening of El Gusto + live concert with Cadenas Thursday November 1st, 2012 Innis Town Hall 2 Sussex Ave, Toronto

Volunteer raffle winner

Congratulations to our lucky Festival volunteer Noah Van Der Lan who has won an artist-autographed 11 x 17 Ashkenaz Festival 2012 poster in our volunteer draw! The poster looks great, featuring over 50 artist autographs. This is just one way we wanted to give back to our amazing Festival volunteers. There are many year-round volunteer… Read More »

‘The Rare and Astounding Russell’

Anthony Russell was featured in today’s Fab Magazine.