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Program of LvivKlezFest-2013

You are warmly welcome to V International festival of Jewish music LvivKlezFest, which will take place in Lviv from July, 18 to September, 1, 2013.

5th International festival of klezmer music LVIVKLEZFEST-2013, dedicated to 65th jubilee of Israel. Program project.

18 of July (Thursday)
Mass-media press-conference

Philharmonic Hall, 7 Chaykovskoho str.


27 of July (Saturday)
Official opening of V International festival of klezmer music “LvivKlezFest”.
Performance of “The Klezmatics” (USA)

18:00, Philharmonic Hall, 7 Chaykovskoho str.    


28 of July (Sunday)
Performance of “The Klezmatics” Band (USA)

18:00, Night Club “Picasso”, 88 Zelena str.


20 of July (Saturday), 02-03 of August (Friday-Saturday)
Workshop within Judaism Summer School Topic: "Culture at the crossroads of the cultures: challenges and perspectives in approaching the past".

11:00-18:00, Center for Urban History of East Central Europe, 6 Akad. Bohomoltsia str.


02 of August (Friday)
Concert of youth ensemble of Jewish song “Varnitshkes-folk” (UA).

18:00, Center for Urban History of East Central Europe, 6 Akad. Bohomoltsia str.


03 of August
(Saturday)
Performance of theatre group “Debut” (AJCF “Hesed-Arieh”). Play “Yanka”.

19:00, First Ukrainian Theater for Children and Youth, 11 Hnatyuka str.


4, 11, 18, 25 (each Sunday), 31 of August (Saturday), 01 of September (Sunday)
First Media-excursions in Jewish quarter of Lviv. Group gathering every hour.

11:00-13:00, 5 Pidvalna str., (near Arsenal)


10 of August (Saturday)
Children Fest. Competitions, games.

Near the “Diana” cafe, Rynok Square


13 of August
(Tuesday) open till 01 of September (Sunday)
Opening of the exhibition “The Jewish shtetl” with Ukrainian artists, “Metamorphosis” Art-Studio (AJCF “Hesed-Arieh”). Entrance free.

12:00, History of Religion Museum Department, Staroyevreyska str


15, 16 of August (Thursday, Friday), or 20 of August (Tuesday)
Israel Movie Night or Y.Kadar movie “The Shop on Main Street” (starring Oscar laureate Ida Kaminska).

19:00, “Lviv Coffee Mine”, 10 Rynok Square


17-18 of August (Saturday-Sunday)
Jewish quest.

11:00-16:00, Start at Lviv Opera House, around Jewish places


18 of August (Sunday)
Concert of youth ensemble of Jewish song “Varnitshkes-folk” (Lviv) and “Odesa Klezmer Band” (Odesa). Cookery show with “Jerusalem” cafe. Dancing master-class with N.Matsiyevska.

17:00-21:00, The Italian Garden, 6 Rynok Square  


25-28 of August (from Sunday till Tuesday)
Seminar “Jewish music and dance heritage”, conducted by Y.Chornyy – singer, author and choire conductor, S.Gergus – piano player, arranger (Moldova).

10:00-17:00, AJCF “Hesed-Arieh”, 30 Kotlyarevskoho str., 3d floor


27 of August (Tuesday)
One man show “Thread” (after Bible texts, after Solomon An-skyy play “Dibbuk”, after V.Grossman “Life and Fate”, after poetry of J.Brodskiy and D. Zinger (Israel), jewish songs and prayers). Performer - Igor Pekhovych, Tahanka Theater actor (Moscow, Russia). Entrance by invitation

19:00, First Ukrainian Theater for Children and Youth, 11 Hnatyuka str.


28 of August (Wednesday)
Concert of Jewish song “Play Kozak as Hasids do!”. Presented by youth ensemble of Jewish song “Varnitshkes-folk” (UA), Y.Chornyy – singer, author and choire conductor, S.Gergus – piano player, arranger (Moldova). Entrance by invitation.

19:00, First Ukrainian Theater for Children and Youth, 11 Hnatyuka str.


29 of August (Thursday)
1. Cantor song concert. Presented by Igor Pekhovych, Tahanka Theater actor (Moscow, Russia).

2. Jewish song concert. Presented by ensemble "PRO–YIDDISH PROJECT" (Germany-Moldova-Ukraine) and soloists of ensemble "Dona" - Alina Ivakh, Alexey Rozov and Myhail Altshuller (Moscow, Russia).

18:30, Sapeha Palace, 40 Kopernika str.


29 of August (Thursday)
Film-concert "Jewish happiness" (silent movie 1925). Directed by Olexiy Granovsky, starring Solomon Mikhoels, titles - Isaac Babel.
Alive soundtrack - Pushkin Klezmer Band.

21:30, “Lviv Coffee Mine”, 10 Rynok Square


30 of August (Friday)

Lections:
1. Lection of Мark Kovnatskyy (Germany) about klezmer history.
14:00-15:00, Center for Urban History of East Central Europe, 6 Akad. Bohomoltsia str.

2. Lection of Мark Kovnatskyy (Germany) about cantor art.
15:20-16:20, Center for Urban History of East Central Europe, 6 Akad. Bohomoltsia str.


30 of August (Friday)
Jewish Music Night. Project “In the Klezmood” - presented by R.Grinberg  (Austria). Ensemble “Fanfara” Merlin Shepherd (Great Britan). Youth ensemble of Jewish song “Varnitshkes-folk” (UA), along with Youth Acadamic symphonic orchestra “INSO-Lviv” of Lviv Philharmonic Hall. Entrance by invitation

17:30, Philharmonic Hall, 7 Chaykovskoho str.


31 of August (Saturday)

Master-classes:
1. Master-class with Polina Shepherd (GB)
10:00-11:30, “Lviv Coffee Mine”, 10 Rynok Square

2. Instrumental preparation for gala-concert with Мark Kovnatskyy (Germany)
11:00-14:00, AJCF “Hesed-Arieh”, 30 Kotlyarevsky str.

3. Vocal preparation for gala-concert with Polina Shepherd (GB), Roman Grinberg (Austria), Mark Kovnatskyy (Germany)
14:00-16:30, AJCF “Hesed-Arieh”, 30 Kotlyarevsky str.  


31 of August (Saturday)
Concert of Polina and Merlin Shepherd (GB)
12:00-13:30, “Lviv Coffee Mine”, 10 Rynok Square


01 of September (Sunday)
Jewish Wedding in Halychyna "A Hasene in Galitsiye", tango "Street People", Staroyevreyska street holiday.

GALA-CONCERT with klezmers from Israel, Germany, Austria, Russia, Ukraine, Great Britain, Moldova, Poland, Latvia. Entrance free

12:00-22:00, Rynok Square, Staroyevreyska street, Arsenalna Square

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