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BENTE KAHAN: Songs From The Ghetto

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Organisation JW3
Event Name BENTE KAHAN: Songs From The Ghetto
Event Type Event
Venue JW3
Email Address [javascript protected email address]
Telephone 020 7433 8988
Website www.jw3.org.uk
Event Date/Time On Wednesday 15th April 2015, 7:30PM until 9:00PM
Suitable For All
Admission Ticket Only
Cost Adult - £8.00 Child - Free Concession - £3.00
Event Details in partnership with JMI

Norwegian Jewish artist, Bente Kahan, interprets songs and poetry written in Nazi Germany and the ghettos of Vilnius, Krakow, Warsaw and Terezin (Theresienstadt). Sung in Yiddish, Polish and English

Including songs by the Yiddish songwriter Mordechai Gebirtig, poems by Max Hermann-Neisse, Ilse Weber and the contemporary Polish poet Tadeusz Rozewicz set to music by Bente herself. There will also feature monologues from her play Voices from Theresienstadt and concert Home. The evening is hosted by journalist Ned Temko, previous editor of the Jewish Chronicle.

Bente has performed in prestigious music venues from Moscow to New York, from Berlin to Warsaw and London.

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