Der Leipziger Synagogalchor widmet sich intensiv und engagiert der Pflege jüdischer Musik. Die 35 Sängerinnen und Sänger – sämtlich Nichtjuden – bringen seit der Chorgründung 1962 jene Musik auf die Konzertpodien der Welt, die ihre Vorfahren beinahe vollständig vernichtet hätten.

LEIPZIGER SYNAGOGALCHOR

Jewish music in the Ashkenazi Diaspora was flourishing incomparably during the 19th and beginnings of the 20th century; a phenomenon primarily caused by organ building in liberal synagogues in Central Europe.

SYNAGOGENCHOR BASEL, SCHWEIZ

SYNAGOGENCHOR BASEL

The first references to a Jewish male choir in Basel may be found at the end of the 19th century and again in 1903.

THE UPPER GALILEE CHOIR

THE UPPER GALILEE CHOIR, ISRAEL

The Upper Galilee Choir was established in 1978 by Stanley Sperber and under his direction, a year later, performed Mendelssohn’s Oratorio “Elijah” at the Musica Sacra Festival in Jerusalem.

BRESLAUER SYNAGOGALCHOR, WROCŁAW, POLEN

BRESLAUER SYNAGOGALCHOR, WROCŁAW

Poland's only synagogal choir, under the direction of Stanisław M. Rybarczyk, was founded in 1996. At the beginning the choir consisted of students and music graduates of the Academy of Music in Wroclaw. Today only professional singers sing there.

THE ZIMRATYA CANTORS CHOIR

THE ZIMRATYA CANTORS CHOIR, ISRAEL

The Zimratya choir comprises some 28 members who are Cantors or leaders of the Prayer services in Synagogues close to their homes in Israel.

THE PROFESSIONAL CHOIR OF BELSIZE SQUARE SYNAGOGUE

THE PROFESSIONAL CHOIR OF BELSIZE SQUARE SYNAGOGUE

Belsize Square Synagogue was founded in early 1939 by Jewish refugees based in the Swiss Cottage area of London. With help from the local Liberal Synagogue these founder members were able to hold their first Friday evening Service on 24th March, 1939.

Synagogal Ensemble Berlin

The Synagogal Ensemble Berlin was founded in 2002 as a concert ensemble by Regina Yantian and cantor Isaac Sheffer. It consists of eight to 16 professional singers, who work at international opera houses and as freelance concert singers in the choir of Pestalozzistraße synagogue in Berlin.

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