Magazin 2022

Never before the establishment of the State of Israel did Jews of such diverse backgrounds live together and in such a stimulating (if sometimes threatening) environment as in Italy.

Pre Opening Konzert 2023

The pre-opening concert at the Jewish Community on December 14, 2022. The ensemble "Profeti della Quinta" performs "Joseph and his brothers". A Biblical Oratorio in three acts by Elam Rotem. The work was written especially for the ensemble and is set for five singing voices, instruments and basso…

Final concert 2022

Joint performance of all ensembles of the Louis Lewandowski Festival 2022 in the largest synagogue in Germany. Watch the video of the entire concert. Coro Ha-Kol, Rom Adi Classical Young Choir, Tel Aviv Kol Zimrah Jewish Community Singers, Chicago Synagogal Ensemble Berlin Lewandowski String…

Greetings 2022

The greetings of Dr. Gideon Joffe - Chairman of the Jewish Community of Berlin, Franziska Giffey, the Governing Mayor of Berlin and Dr. Dietmar Woidke - Minister President of the State of Brandenburg. The Louis Lewandowski Festival would like to thank all three of them in particular for their…

Opening concert 2022

Performers: Soloists: Charlotte Khuner, Soprano | Anne-Lisa Nathan, Alt | Ron Silberstein, Tenor Yiwei Mao, Bass | Gabriel Loewenheim, Bass | Harpsichord and organ: Jacobus Gladziwa Lewandowski String Ensemble Berlin | Director: Regina Yantian Synagogal Ensemble Berlin | Director: Regina Yantian |…


The ensemble was founded in Galilee, Israel, by Elam Rotem. It is currently based in Basel, Switzerland, where its members completed advanced studies at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis.

Kol Zimrah Jewish Community Singers

Kol Zimrah Jewish Community Singers began in 1996 and now includes members from over a dozen Chicago-area synagogues. Kol Zimrah provides a common forum for singers from many backgrounds in the pursuit of musical excellence.

Coro Ha-Kol

The Coro Ha-Kol (The Voice) was founded in December 1993 on the initiative of some singers of the Tempio Maggiore, the largest synagogue in Rome, and other lovers of the Jewish musical tradition.

Dining out with dear friends

Dinner with our dear friends in one of Berlin's famous Chinese restaurants ...

Footage from the Grand Final Concert

As always, the highlight of the festival, the magnificent final concert of all choirs and musicians in the most beautiful German synagogue Rykestraße in Berlin on April 3, 2022 Copyright: Louis Lewandowski Festival | Benjamin Hauf

Concerts in the Hospital Church and Reinbeckhallen

Impressions of the afternoon concert from the hospital church in the Wuhlgarten and the evening performance in the legendary Reinbeckhallen on Saturday, April 2, 2022. Special thanks to Naomi Faran and the Moran Singers Ensemble from Israel Copyright: Louis Lewandowski Festival | Benjamin Hauf

Impressions Kabbalat Shabbat service

Enjoy these impressions from the Kabbalat Shabbat service at the Rykestraße Synagogue on Friday, April 1, 2022. We thank all guests and especially the Governing Mayor of Berlin - Franziska Giffey - as well as the musicians. Copyright: Louis Lewandowski Festival | Benjamin Hauf

Impressions opening Nikolaikirche Postdam

Enjoy this impressions of the opening on Thursday 31 March 2022 in the Nikolaikirche in Potsdam. We thank all guests and musicians for coming. Copyright: Louis Lewandowski Festival | Benjamin Hauf

Louis Lewandowski Festival 2021/22

LOUIS LEWANDOWSKI FESTIVAL 2021/22 LOUIS 200. DER UNBEKANNTE LEWANDOWSKI Gleich drei Jubiläen waren im Jahr 2021 miteinander verwoben: das Festjahr „1700 Jahre jüdisches Leben in Deutschland“, die zum „Instrument des Jahres 2021“ gekrönte Orgel und der 200. Geburtstag von Louis Lewandowski, dem…

Streaming final concert watch live here

Watch the 2021/22 final concert here via streaming on April 3, 2022 starting at 5:00 pm from the beautiful synagogue in Berlin's Rykestraße. Lewandowski - A Cantata of Homage Moran Singers Ensemble from Israel, the Synagogal Ensemble Berlin and the Berlin Symphony Orchestra. Soloists: Ambar Arias,…

Regierende Bürgermeisterin von Berlin, Franziska Giffey,

Franziska Giffey, Regierende Bürgermeisterin von Berlin,

Dear festival enthusiasts, dear visitors, this year three celebratory occasions come together for the Louis Lewandowski Festival: 1,700 years of Jewish life in Germany, the crowning of the organ as "Instrument of the Year," and finally the 200th birthday of the namesake of this wonderful festival,…


Lewandowski – Eine Huldigungskantate

At the opening concert, listen to "Lewandowski - A Cantata of Homage" interspersed with biographical notes on the stages of the life of Louis Lewandowski, the great reformer of synagogal music

Program Reinbeckhallen Oberschöneweide

In the lovingly restored industrial architecture of the Reinbeckhallen in Oberschöneweide, the "Synagogal Ensemble Berlin" and the "Moran Singers Ensemble" from Israel

The Moran Singer Ensemble

Programm Krankenhauskirche im Wuhlgarten

In the small, acoustically excellent hospital church in Wuhlgarten, in Berlin-Marzahn-Hellersdorf you will hear the "Moran Singers Ensemble" from Israel. Naomi Faran is the musical director and Tom Karni conducts. Shay Cohen accompanies on the piano.

The artists of the Louis Lewandowski Festival 2021/22

Here we present the artists who will shape the 11th Louis Lewandowski Festival in the 2021/22 corona year, including composers, singers, composers and organists

Prof. Dr. Tina Frühauf on the unknown Lewandowski

Prof. Dr. Tina Frühauf: This year's Louis Lewandowski Festival focuses on the festival's namesake on the occasion of his bicentenary. It is dedicated to a series of works that brings us closer to the reformer of synagogal music, ..