A radio broadcast hosted by Edmond Ghrenassia
KLEZMER ATTITUDE – 21st May 2007 – RADIO JUDAICA LYON (RJL) (94.5)
This week, Edmond Ghrenassia talks about the life and music of Sophie Solomon. British violinist, Sophie Solomon started violin at the age of two, and was later trained by Yehudi Menuhin. She created the band Oi Va Voi in 1999, and gets more interested with other styles than classical, among which klezmer music.
We will hear excerpts of her album Laughter Through Tears released in London in 2003.
Formed to be engeneer, and teacher in University, Edmond Ghrenassia hosts since 2005 the show Klezmer Attitude on Radio Judaïca Lyon, program created to favor the diffusion of Jewish music. In 2009, he creates the International Festival of Jewish Music of Lyon which takes place in the Espace Hillel, where he programmed over 50 concerts. Amateur musician, he plays in several klezmer bands since 2003 and recorded several CD’s..