Sunday,  11 November 2018

Special Concert

80 years after the destruction of the Köpenick Synagogue as a contribution to the Louis Lewandowski
Festival within the framework of the Jewish Cultural Days Berlin

5:00 pm | Memorial at the site of the former synagogue

“El Male Rachamim” – Remembrance of the Dead, Cantor Isaac Sheffer
“Donna, donna” – Youth choir of the synagogue Pestalozzistraße

5:35 pm| Remembrance, Remembrance and Hope

Jewish liturgical music from Europe and the USA as well as music from Israel

Performers under the direction of Regina Yantian, organ:

  • Cantor Isaac Sheffer
  • Synagogal Ensemble Berlin
  • youth choir der Synagogue Pestalozzistraße

Event of the district Treptow-Köpenick with support of the Louis Lewandowski Festival in the context of the Jewish Cultural Days Berlin 2018

Joseph-Schmidt-Musikschule, Freiheit 15, 12555 Berlin

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Pre-Opening Conzert

7:00 pm | Pre-Opening-Concert

With the Moskow Male Jewish Capella under Cantor Joseph Malovany as well as the Symphonie Orchester Chernovitz in the “Roten Rathaus” City Hall in Berlin-Mitte.

Rotes Rataus, Rathausstraße 15, 10178 Berlin

Thursday,  20 December 2018

Festival Opening

6:00 pm | Opening of the 2018 Louis Lewandowski Festival

Opening of the festival and opening concert in the St.-Nikolaikirche in Potsdam.

To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the “Reichsprogromnacht” the world premiere of “Todesfuge” by Anna Sega takes place.

On the occasion of the 70th birthday of the State of Israel, works by Seter, Ben Haim and an oratorio on the Shabbat by Marc Lavry will be performed.

Czernowitzer Orchestra, Synagogal Ensemble Berlin, Choirs from Israel under the direction of Regina Yantian and Mark Wolloch.

Sankt Nikloai Kirche, Am Alten Markt, 14467 Potsdam

Friday, 21 Friday 2018


6:00 pm | Synagogue Pestalozzistraße

Musical co-design of the Shabbat G’ttesdienst in the Synagogue Pestalozzistraße

Pestalozzistraße 14, 10625 Berlin

Saturday, 22 December 2018


4:00 pm | Krankenhauskirche Wuhletal

Krankenhauskirche Wuhletal
Brebacher Weg 15 – Haus 34 | 12683 Berlin-Biesdorf

Performance of the choir Ensemble Barocameri from Israel under the direction of music director Avner Itai. We are looking forward to your visit.

Krankenhauskirche Wuhletal | Brebacher Weg 15 – Haus 34 | 12683 Berlin-Biesdorf


7:00 pm | Reinbeckhallen Berlin-Oberschöneweide

Choirs sing again in the Reinbeckhallen in Berlin-Oberschöneweide and the audience is invited to sing along.

Reinbeckstraße 96 - 3, 12459 Berlin

Sunday, 23 December 2018

Grand Final Concert

5:00 pm | Synagogue Rykestraße

Joint performance of all choirs of the Louis Lewandowski Festival 2018 in the Synagogue Rykestraße in Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg.

Synagoge Rykestraße, Rykestraße 53, 10405 Berlin

Subject to change, only the locations mentioned are fixed.



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