Annual Summer Yiddish Concert “The Magid of Amsterdam” Featuring Shura Lipovsky (NL), with Joyce Rosenzweig (US) Plus…a tribute to Theodore Bikel z”l (1924-2015) Tuesday August 25, 7:30pm Temple Sinai, 210 Wilson Ave. $20 at the door Advance ticket sales are now closed, but there will be plenty of tickets available at the door.
Ashkenaz @ Markham Jazz Festival, featuring BEYOND THE PALE Sunday August 16, 2pm, FREE McKay Art Centre, 197 Main St. Unionville, ON Directions
Ashkenaz @ RHCPA’s “Jazz in the Plaza” series, featuring ZEBRINA Tuesday August 4, 7-9pm, FREE Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts 10268 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, ON Directions
Ashkenaz is pleased to participate this year in community Channukah festivities at the Schwartz-Reisman Centre in Vaughan, as part of our York Region Initiative, and in partnership with the JCCs of Greater Toronto.
Diwan Saz is a multicultural group made up of Jewish, Muslim, Christian and Bedouin musicians who perform ancient music from Central Asia, Turkey, Persia, and the Holy Land. The melodies and texts incorporate the spirit and music of Sufism and the musical heritage of the Holy Land.
Julius is a vocal supergroup featuring some of Canada’s leading contemporary performers and creators of original Yiddish vocal music. The quartet was originally commissioned for a special performance as part of the 2006 Ashkenaz Festival.
Join the members of the all-star Yiddish barbershop quartet Julius for an interactive and entertaining program celebrating Yiddish music.
“Avant-bard” singer/songwriter/performer Psoy Korolenko and U of T Professor Anna Shternshis bring to life “lost” Yiddish songs of the Holocaust in this all-new concert and lecture program.
Join Argentina’s Cesar Lerner and Marcelo Moguilevsky for an exciting hands-on musical experience as this dynamic duo presents a masterclass in Klezmer music, Buenos Aires-style.
As part of our York Region Initiative, Ashkenaz is proud to bring some of Toronto’s leading Jewish roots music artists to festivals and venues in the 905 area.