Klezmer Attitude : Overview of Yiddish songs today

A radio broadcast hosted by Edmond Ghrenassia

KLEZMER ATTITUDE – FEBRUARY 4, 2008 – RADIO JUDAICA LYON (RJL) (94.5). Radio program in French


Since 2005, Edmond Ghrenassia hosts every monday the program Klezmer Attitude on Radio Judaïca in Lyon. 30 minutes of klezmer music and Yiddish songs, that sometimes extends to other Jewish music, such as Sephardi, Oriental, religious or secular.

Edmond Ghrenassia offers us this week an overview of today’s Yiddish songs, mainly in Europe.

Music broadcasted

  • Puppini Sisters – Bei Mir Bist Du Schön
  • Chava Alberstein – Malkele
  • Amsterdam Klezmer Band feat. Alec Kopyt – Di Mame
  • Di Gojim feat. Bente Cahan – Besarabya
  • Talila et l’ensemble Kol Aviv – Belz
  • Zsuzsanna Varkonyi – Sha Shtil

edmond_casque_ok_petit-2.jpgFormed to be engeneer, and teacher in the university, Edmond Ghrenassia hosts since 2005 the show Klezmer Attitude on Radio Judaïca Lyon, program created to promote Jewish music. In 2009, he created the International Festival of Jewish Music of Lyon which takes place every year in the Espace Hillel, where he programmed over 50 concerts. Also a musician, he plays in several klezmer bands since 2003 and recorded several CD’s..

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