Giora Feidman und Gitanes Blondes © VBW
Giora Feidman und Miguel Herz-Kestranek © VBW

A unique pairing, a literary-musical event in a class between enchantment, laughter and contemplation at the same time!

After the triumphant start at the “Styriate” Festival 2015 in Graz, the two exceptional artists Giora Feidman and Miguel Herz-Kestranek will give a charity matinee for “Künstler helfen Künstlern” on April 24th, 2016 in Ronacher in Vienna for the 90th birthday of Lotte Tobisch. Supported by the Ensemble Gitanes Blondes, a literary-musical hour is offered, in which the concentrated musical power of the world's best klezmer clarinetist meets the subtle humor, deeply rooted in Jewish humor, of the well-known actor and author.

Giora Feidman & Miguel Herz-Kestranek
with Ensemble Gitanes Blondes

Giora Feidman, the world star born on the Klezmer clarinet in 1906, makes his instrument laugh and cry, exult and jubilate, and Miguel Herz-Kestranek tells smiling Jewish wisdom and sharp Lozelachs from his last book “Die Frau Pollak, oder Wie mein Vater jüdische Witze erzählte“ and both the musician and the narrator immediately put the listener in that mood of joy and the happy moment that proves that music and humor are the eternally valid magic tools that make even the most difficult life more bearable and make us laugh and laugh Let crying become a large global family.

Gitanes blondes

Mario Korunic - violin
Christoph Peters - guitar
Konstantin Ischenko - accordion
Simon Ackermann - double bass

The net proceeds will only go to “Künstler helfen Künstlern (Artists help artists)”, the charitable association that runs the well-known artists' retirement home in Baden.

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