Looking back on a month full of klezmer music

September was busy! We have premiered Merry Nights, we played a new year's concert, we did our family concert and some of us have been teaching klezmer an entire weekend for the Dutch folk music society. We are so glad…

Merry Nights

Merry Nights is one of our new programs for next season. Our first 'premiere' will be our newyears concert in Pulchri, at the 8th of January 2019, in The Hague. Have you seen our new trailer yet?

 

Hide and Seek / Wie niet weg is wordt gezien

We are in the midst of our rehearsals for our new school theatre performance Wie niet weg is wordt Gezien. The story is based on Ida Vos' first novel of the same name. This time we tell the story from…

Hello The Klezmer Society!

As you may have noticed already on this site, we changed our name from Shtetl Band Amsterdam to The Klezmer Society. We picked a more open and clear name, a name which is more suitable for who and what we…

Prins Bernhard Cultural award 2017 and the Queen

Gister gespeeld bij uitreiking Prins Bernhard Cultuurfondsprijs 2017 voor de geweldige filmmaakster Heddy Honigmann.  Het was een prachtige gebeurtenis! Jammer dat we volgens het protocol niet mogen schrijven dat Hare Majesteit alle leden van Shtetl Band Amsterdam persoonlijk heeft bedankt…

Klezmer on a refugee boat

 
Last week we performed on a former refugee boat which was donated by the Italian authorities to "rederij Lampedusa". On this boat 288 refugees found their way to Lampedusa. Some performances, you'll never forget...

Nice pictures from last thursday!

​We had a great time last thursday playing in Epe (NL). The audience and the cows reacted strongly. Photo's: Louw Visser