Sing with Us in Yiddish

30 kwietnia, 2017

Concert   A Yiddish concert with Bente, her daughter Voja and children from the Jewish school „Lauder Etz Chaim” in Wroclaw. They are accompanied by the Polish folk-music orchestra „Chudoba”. The concert had its premiere June 15, 2003, at the synagogue in Wroclaw, and has also performed in the...

Echoes

25 kwietnia, 2017

Concert, Theatre Play, Dance Performance   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...

Bente Kahan & The Gypsy Four

20 kwietnia, 2017

Concert   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...

Bente Kahan & Di Gojim BACK

15 kwietnia, 2017

Concert   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...

Wir Wollen Wachen die Nacht

10 kwietnia, 2017

Concert   Berliner Festwoche, Berlin, September 1997. Commissioned by the 1997 Berliner Festwoche, Bente Kahan composed music to poems written by German-Jewish authors during the period 1933-45. Included in the program were songs from Theresienstadt, Yiddish songs from the Vilne-ghetto (Vilnius) and songs from the carpenter and song-writer Mordechai...

Farewell Cracow

5 kwietnia, 2017

Concert   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...

Yiddishkayt / Jiddischkeit

30 marca, 2017

Concert   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...

Bente Kahan and The White Stork Synagogue Choir

25 marca, 2017

Concert   Sacred songs in Hebrew and Yiddish. Bente Kahan premiered with this concert on November 26, 2003, for the 800 years’ celebration of the Jewish community in Wroclaw, Poland (pre-war Breslau, Germany). The two Polish composers Tomasz Kulikowski and Hadrian Tabecki arranged Bente’s repertoire for her as the...

Above the Town

20 marca, 2017

Theatre Play   by Julian Garner Directed by Rita Abrahamsen With Bente Kahan and Michaela Spandow Georg Michael Reiss: clarinet Tom Karlsrud: accordeon Premiered in Oslo August 1983, and produced by Cabaretgruppen in Norway. „Above the town” or „Over Byen” in Norwegian, was Bente Kahan’s first professional appearance in...