Bente Kahan in concert – Ani Ma`Amin

March 7, 2017

For those who have never encountered Bente Kahan in concert now there is an opportunity to watch, hear and be drawn into a unique musical whirlpool. Internationally acclaimed, Norwegian-Jewish performer Bente Kahan has been focusing her career on Jewish heritage, introducing it to large audiences. Her innovative works are...

Mendel Rosenbusch

March 7, 2017

A children performance based on Ilse Weber’s stories and adapted for stage by Bente Kahan. The performance includes Yiddish folk songs with new Polish text. Director: Bente Kahan Scenography: Yoav Rossano Storyteller/vocal: Anna Blaut Pantomime/dancer: Jacek Wilantewicz Music arr./piano: Tomasz Kasiukewicz Light/Sound: Maciej Marchewka Polish translation of stories: Agnieszka Imiela Polish transl. of Yiddish songs: Aleksander Gleichgewicht...

Bente Kahan – Songs from the Ghetto

March 7, 2017

“Songs from the Ghetto”, a one woman concert with Bente Kahan accompanying herself on the guitar, is an interpretation of songs and poetry written in Nazi Germany and the ghettos of Vilnius, Krakow, Warsaw and Terezin (Theresienstadt) between 1936 – 1943. The program includes songs by Mordechai Gebirtig and...

Echoes

March 7, 2017

1. Belz (Jacob Jacobs/Alexander Olshanetsky) / 4:22 / 2. Oj lernen yingele mit cheisik (trad) / 3:45 / Carolyn Dorfman & Bente Kahan Two artists, two continents, one legacy – an evening of dance, theatre and live music. www.cddc.info Echoes is and evening of dance, music and theatre that...

Wallstrasse 13

March 7, 2017

by Bente Kahan manuscript & director: Bente Kahan Scenography: Anna Weber/Helge Hoff Monsen With: Barbara: Marzena Oberkorn/Bente Kahan Mother/Singer: Dorota Abbe Father/Werner/Theatre Director: Igor Pietraszewski Musicians:Tomasz Kasiukewicz, Igor Pietraszewski, Artur Dominik, Jacek Wegrzynowski The German and English version performed by Bente Kahan as a monodrama. “Wallstrasse 13” links present...

Bente Kahan & The Gypsy Four

March 7, 2017

Bente Kahan’s latest artistic production is a concert with “The Gypsy Four”, a Gypsy Band from Slovakia. Two equal strong musical traditions meet on stage, each with their language, Yiddish and Roma. The result is a unique presentation of the culture and history of these two minorities who lived...

Home

March 7, 2017

Songs and tales by a European Jew. The Norwegian Jewish artist Bente Kahan presents the program HOME with European songs and stories. The frame of the concert is Bente Kahan’s personal story, with a family-tree dating back to 13th Century Spain, going through Europe and ending in Norway. Her...

Farewell Cracow

March 7, 2017

Bente Kahan Sings Mordechai Gebirtig A dramatic concert, Bente Kahan depicts, through her musical interpretation, the characters Gebirtig recreated in his songs. She is accompanied by Dariusz Swinoga, accordion, and Miroslaw Kuzniak, violin. The concert premiered in Warsaw, Poland in 1992, and since then has been shown more that...

Yiddishkayt

March 7, 2017

Bente Kahan presents songs from a broad Judaic repertoire. Premiered in Oslo, April 1990, with Gjertrud’s Gipsy Orchestra, with the sub-title “A Concert in the Jewish Spirit”. The CD with the same name was released a year later. In later years, Bente has called her concerts with Yiddish songs...

Bente Kahan & Di Gojim BACK

March 7, 2017

In 1997, a concert was created with the acclaimed Dutch klezmer band Di Gojim, and became the hit of the International Jewish Festival of Amsterdam the same year. A CD with the same name was released a year later, and Bente still performs with the band, either with their...