Synagogal Ensemble Berlin

The “Synagogal Ensemble Berlin” is the only professional ensemble that brings Louis Lewandowski’s liturgy to life every Friday evening, Sabbath morning and Jewish holiday. It consists of eight singers who are members of the Berlin opera and radio choirs or freelance soloists. It is directed by Regina Yantian M.A..

In his concerts with the “Synagogal Ensemble Berlin”, cantor Isaac Sheffer carries this unique Jewish-German tradition out into the world. Works by other great composers of the 19th century such as Salomon Sulzer and Samuel Naumbourg as well as works of the 20th century with Kurt Weill, Maurice Ravel, Ben Steinberg, Meir Finkelstein and others.

Since the first Louis Lewandowski Festival in 2011 the Synagogal Ensemble Berlin has been the festival’s host choir to a certain extent.

Cantor Isaac Sheffer

In his concerts with the “Synagogal Ensemble Berlin”, cantor Isaac Sheffer carries this unique Jewish-German tradition out into the world with his voice. Works by other great composers of the 19th century will be performed. For example Salomon Sulzer and Samuel Naumbourg. The composers of the 20th century are represented by Kurt Weill, Maurice Ravel, Ben Steinberg, Meir Finkelstein and others.

After the 2nd World War, most congregations returned to the original form of worship. But only in the Synagoge Pestalozzistraße in Berlin is the tradition of Louis Lewandowski still alive today.

Regina Yantian

Regina Yantian began her training as an organist and choir director at the age of 15. She studied Jewish Studies and Comparative Musicology in Heidelberg, Jerusalem and Berlin. Since 1998 Regina Yantian has been active as organist and choir director of the synagogue Pestalozzistraße in Berlin-Charlottenburg. She sang for several years in the choir of the synagogue and received many artistic impulses through her collaboration with the unforgettable cantor Estrongo Nachama sel. A. (1918 – 2000). (1918 – 2000).

Regina Yantian is the artistic director of the Louis Lewandowski Festival.

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