Conference, seminar, course

Kol Nidre

Here are a few excerpts of the conference as well as the concert performed around the Kol Nidre, that was given on November 18th 2009 in the Copernic synagogue in (…) Read more

Conference : Discovering Jewish music

Filmed conference (in French - beneath), at the Medem center Introduction to Jewish music by ethnomusicologist Hervé Roten. Read more

Conference: music, language and Jewish songs

Filmed conference (beneath), as part of the 1st edition of “Campus en Musique” festival, about music, languages and Jewish songs, by Hervé Roten, director of the European Institute for Jewish (…) Read more

Conference: Yiddish music from the cabarets in the aftermath of WWII

Filmed conference (beneath), from the first edition of “Campus en musique” at the Medem Center Arbeter Ring, dedicated to Yiddish music from the Paris cabarets in the aftermath of WWII, by Hervé (…) Read more

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

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

The revival of klezmer music - Hervé Roten and Denis Cuniot

As part of the Days of Yiddish culture 2010, Hervé Roten, ethnomusicologist and director of the European Institute for Jewish Music and Denis Cuniot, klezmer pianist, present to us a general view (…) Read more

Yiddish song workshop with Sasha Lurje and Eléonore Biezunski

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

The importance of singing in the Jewish tradition - Hervé Roten

As part of the day of study Vox Aurea-Via Sacra 2014, dedicated to Jewish sacred music, Hervé Roten, ethnomusicologist and director of the European Institute for Jewish Music presents a vocal (…) Read more