Classical music

Fromental Halévy, opera arias and synagogue songs

The following playlist presents the most famous aria from his opera La Juive (1835): Eleazar’s Cavatina or Rachel, quand du Seigneur, followed by several psalms, such as Mizmor lessodo (ps. …

Chamber Works by Walter Kaufmann

Fourth opus from the serie Music in Exile, the CD Chamber Works by Walter Kaufmann, released by Chandos on August 28, 2020 makes us discover the unfairly forgotten work of a Jewish Czech composer who fled Nazism in 1934 …

Concert Quartet n° 11 by Walter Kaufmann

This concert of the ARC Ensemble, which took place in Toronto (Canada) in April 2018 in the Royal Conservatory’s Koerner Hall, spotlights the composer Walter Kaufmann (1907-1984), performing his Quartet …

Katouna, for clarinet and cello

Release of a new musical score by Serge Kaufman, at the EIJM’s editions …

LE CANDÉLABRE À SEPT BRANCHES (THE SEVEN-BRANCH CANDELABRA) (1951) BY DARIUS MILHAUD

A handwritten score on tracing paper with a mysterious dedication from Darius Milhaud to Madame Halphen …

The role of Jewish musicians in 19th century Paris : the case of Henri Herz (Vienna 1803- Paris 1888)

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI – TUESDAY JULY 5, 2011, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H00 …

Serge Kaufmann – a composer in search of his roots

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI – TUESDAY JUNE 30, 2015, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H05 …

Léon Algazi’s Sacred Service

Léon Algazi's Sacred Service, presented in 1954 by the composer in his liturgical and musical program Écoute Israël, was recorded on 8 pyral 78 RPM discs recently deposited at the EIJM by his grand-daughter Béatrice Algazi. …

Jacques OFFENBACH

Illustrated biography, released in October 2019 by Editions Bleu Nuit, on the occasion of the bicentenary of the birth of Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880) …

Giacomo Meyerbeer

This new volume from the Horizons collection, released in february 2017 by the Editions Bleu Nuit, offers us to meet a master of the French “Grand Opera”, forsaken and misknowned. …