Tomato / Tomahto – Text, Language & Music

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How do YOU pronounce the word "squirrel?" Does "you" ever rhyme with "cow"? Does "Blowin' in the Wind" rhyme with "Love is Blind"? And what if it were all Hebrew...

Inventing Jewish Music, Again

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This program is a fascinating exploration of one of the most influential figures in Jewish music: Cantor Rueben Rinder. Join us as Jews & Music Scholar-in-Residence Francesco Spagnolo and special Guest Panelist...

Clogged in the English Vein

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Our new Music Director Richard Egarr performs Byrd, Blow, and Purcell from his home in Amsterdam! Seventeenth Century England was a turbulent time and place both politically and musically.  The...

Avi Avital — Israel, Berlin, and the World

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Avi Avital grew up in a Moroccan-Israeli family in Beer Sheva, Israel. After studying at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, he continued his studies in Italy and launched...

Beethoven Minimized to the Max

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Richard Egarr and his wife and fellow keyboard player Alexandra Nepomnyashchaya perform four-hand Czerny arrangements of Beethoven symphonies, streamed LIVE from deWaalsekerk in Amsterdam. 'Czerny' probably causes a mild sense...

Matthew Aucoin

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2018 MacArthur Fellow composer Matthew Aucoin talks with Jews & Music Scholar-in-Residence Francesco Spagnolo. Matthew and Francesco will take the first look into Aucoin's new multidisciplinary commission for Philharmonia: The No One's...

Yotam Haber and Italian Jewish Music

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Yotam Haber was born in Holland and grew up in Israel, Nigeria and Milwaukee. He studied composition at Indiana University and Cornell University, and teaches at the University of Missouri...

Bach in the Coffee House – Double Espresso!

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featuring DUO PLEYEL Alexandra Nepomnyashchaya, harpsichord Richard Egarr, harpsichord It’s more fun with 2! Virtuoso keyboardist Alexandra Nepomnyashchaya returns with Music Director Richard Egarr to dip their four hands into...

Love and Death in 17th Century England

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Two Wings that Transport a Man to Heaven Join us for our next installment of LIVE from Amsterdam: Love and Death in 17th Century England with Music Director Richard Egarr...

Klezmer and Baroque with Veretski Pass

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In this program, we meet online with the celebrated ensemble Veretski Pass (Cookie Segelstein and Joshua Horowitz) to explore the intersection of early music and klezmer repertoires presented as "table...

Hanukkah in Venice … and Christmas, Too!

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In our last JAMOnline event of 2020, we will connect live with Venice, a city where core ideas of the Jews & Music initiative draws major inspiration. Richard Egarr and...

FREUDE: Davóne Tines

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Dear Friends, I met Davóne Tines in 2017 when Philharmonia co-produced a reimagined staging of Handel's Aci, Galatea e Polifemo in New York. What struck me then were the more obvious characteristics — the sound...