All

Keren Esther

(Sephardic chants, Switzerland) "The Judeo-Spanish songs have held a prominent place from the first moments of my life."

"When I’m 40 years old, something happens. My husband says to me one evening," When you sing Judeo-Spanish, it makes me cry". Something awakens deep inside me. Somethinf far and luminous: my Judeo-Spanish roots and the music that flows from it. I feel that I can put my heritage in this music that exalts tender feelings that need to be expressed. My voice finds its light, its meaning and dares to be naked in a familiar repertoire to which I have great pleasure to connect. I search my family memory, ask my mother about her own childhood to better understand the context of these these Judeo-Spanish songs. I discover the personality of an extraordinary woman: my great grandmother Esther! ... "

Visit the website

You may also like

Training of Music Teachers of Paris - 2011

The CFMJ continues its educational action by organising another training day for music teachers in Paris. In the program : a large overview on (…)

The CFMJ at the Festival of Jewish Culture in Paris

Conferences, round table and concerts : find all the events co-organized by the CFMJ at the Festival of Jewish Culture in Paris, on June 29 and (…)

Second summer university of Judeo-Spanish in Paris

7 - 12 JULY 2013 in the Centre Edmond Safra - 6 bis rue Michel-Ange - Paris 16e In July 2012, the first university of Judeo-Spanish, organized (…)

Symposium and concerts Vox Aurea-Via Sacra 2014 - Sacred Jewish music

Sunday September 7th, 2014, 18200 Saint-Armand Montrond Sacred music holds an essential place in Jewish music history. All day long, conferences (…)

The night of theology - 4th edition

Thursday January 30th, 2020 from 7 pm to 11h30 pm. An evening dedicated to relations between music and religion, and then to the ecological (…)