Purim

Esther, a Purim oratorio by the composer Lidarti (1730- ap. 1793)

Rediscovered in 1997, the score of the oratorio Ester (1774) by the composer Cristiano Giuseppe Lidarti is to this day the longest and richest work of all Hebrew art music …

Il gioco delle sorti

Composed by Gilberto Bosco in 2002, with a libretto by Sandra Reberschak, Il gioco delle sorti ("the game of fate" in Italian) is an opera that, like Purim shpil, tells the story of Megillat Esther. This score is now available in our collections …

The Purim Shpil

The Purim Shpil – etymologically “Purim play” in Yiddish – is a satirical performance that blends theater, music, dance, songs, mimes and disguises.The origin of this custom is intimately related …

Purim 2nd part

A new selection of music for the celebration of Purim …

The Purim Shpil

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI - TUESDAY MARCH 14, 2017, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H05. Radio program on satyrical representations of the story of Esther (Purim Shpil) in the Ashkenazi tradition …

Itsik’s Megilah

Released in March 2015, the Medem Center Arbeter Ring in Paris published the famous Purim Shpil written by the poet Itsik Manger (1901-1969), with lyrics and music score, put on music by Dov Seltzer …

Purim 1st part

Listen to a selection of music around the Purim holiday …

La source de vie : Esther in songs

A TV program by Josy Eisenberg, directed by Pascale Kenigsberg-Cahen, with the participation of the Od Yossef Haï Foundation. Featuring the oratorio Ester by Giuseppe Lidarti, the mosty important work …