Events

Discovering Jewish music: a conference by Hervé Roten

On May 3rd 2017 at 7 pm in the synagogue of Bordeaux, Hervé Roten will hold a conference on Jewish music, illustrated with many audio and video examples, letting us roam through 3700 years of (…) Read more

Marc-Alain Ouaknin invites Hervé Roten on his radio show « Talmudiques » broadcasted on France Culture

Radion Program on April 9 and 16 2017, from 9h10 am to 9h42 am. The blooming encounters of Jewish traditional songs with French variety gave birth to a very rich musical (…)
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Centennial of the passing of Fernand Halphen

For the centennial year of the passing of Fernand Halphen (1872 - 1917), several events will take place : Concerts, publication of a collective book, and release of a new CD at the end of (…) Read more

Courses cycle: Jewish art music in Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries (Italy, France, Holland)

The Elie Wiesel Institute organizes with the European Institute for Jewish Music a four courses cycle, on January 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th 2017 from 6h30 pm to 8h30 pm. For centuries, Jewish (…) Read more

Nomination of Hervé Roten to the rank of Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters

On September 13th 2016, Hervé Roten has been nominated Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters by French minister of culture and communication, for his contribution and commitment to the French (…)
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Gala concert of the European Institute for Jewish Music – 2nd edition

Sunday November the 6th 2016, 6 pm, Salle Cortot - 78 rue Cardinet, 75017 Paris The European Institute for Jewish Music is happy to invite you to its great gala concert "Jewish music in all its (…)
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European Institute of Jewish Music (EIJM) – 10 years already !

Created in 2006, the EIJM celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2016. 10 busy years that led the EIJM to become today the biggest European center of documentation and materials dedicated to Jewish (…)
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Workshop "singing the woman" - Yiddish songs

VIDEO Women always had a major role in Jewish society. Despite the religious ban around the women’s voice, called "kol isha", many songs and melodies come precisely from the women’s (…) Read more

Gala concert of the European Institute for Jewish Music - 2015 Edition

Musical excerpts and videos from the gala concert of the European Institute for Jewish Music, that was given sunday November 8th 2015 Read more

Conservation and digitalization of synagogue music archives

The transmission of synagogue music through scores and notation began in France in the beginning of the 19th century, before which that music was transmitted orally. In 1874 and 1877, the (…) Read more

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CONFERENCE held by the EIJM and the CBL, the 20th June 2019 8h45 PM at the Cercle Bernard Lazare (75003). An audiovisual conference by Hervé (…)

The melody of the Kol Nidre : Sources, interpretations and new compositions

On the 8th April 2019 at 7h30 PM at the Institut Elie Wiesel in Paris (75010) audiovisual conference by Hervé Roten about the melody of the Kol (…)

Itaï Daniel – Mahzor Hayim

NEW REALEASE AT THE EIJM’S EDITIONS (for a 10 euros subscription fee), this CD presents a selection of works by Itaï Daniel, a composer who finds (…)

Kol Nidre - New Visions

LATEST RELEASE OF THE EIJM. This CD presents 10 new musical visions Kol Nidre prayer, performed by 20 musicians (singers, pianist, harpist, (…)

Twenty nigunim for clarinet and piano by Claudine Movsessian and Martine Vialatte

The EIJM is proud to announce the release of a musical score, Twenty Nigunim for clarinet and piano, by Claudine Movsessian et Martine (…)