(See also ‘Culture & Schmoozing’)

Friday 8.45-10.15pm (UK time) EVENING EVENT

KlezNorth Cabaret
Hosted by: Keith Lander
The famous KlezNorth Cabaret Part I, including dance sets and someone to follow – or take the spotlight yourself! NB if you’d like accompaniment for a particular dance please indicate this when you sign up.

Saturday 12-1.30 (UK time) S3

Dance walk
Led by: Fiona Frank (dance) and Adrian Dobson (accordion)
Traditional KlezNorth fare – enjoy the beautiful Derbyshire countryside and some Yiddish dance + live klezmer.

Saturday 3-4.15pm (UK time) S4

Dance class
Led by: Avia Moore (dance)
Whether you are a new dancer or have been dancing for years, examining the building blocks of our dances will improve your dancing! This workshop will break down steps and style of klezmer dance (also called Yiddish dance). With plenty of opportunity to move as well as time to talk about context, Avia will look at zhoks, freylekhs, bulgars – more! For all levels.

Saturday 4.45-6pm (UK time) S5

Yiddish Dance Pop Quiz – for musicians and dancers!
Avia’s popular Yiddish Dance Pop Quiz comes to KlezNorth! The YDPQ is a fun and interactive way for dancers (and musicians) to expand their repertoire and practice matching dances to musical styles. In this variation, participants can submit tunes or dances that they would like to see matched or analyzed, or questions they would like to see addressed! Use this link to submit a query by Wednesday 3 March: https://airtable.com/shrqdq8KZjpB3dvno (and our panel will try to leave room for last minute queries as well). For this session, Avia will be joined by Christian Dawid, Patrick Farrell, and Michael Alpert.

Saturday 9.30-11pm (UK time) EVENING EVENT

KlezNorth Cabaret
Hosted by: Keith Lander
The famous KlezNorth Cabaret Part II, including dance sets and someone to follow – or take the spotlight yourself! NB if you’d like accompaniment for a particular dance please indicate this when you sign up.

Sunday 1.45-2.30pm (UK time) (during lunchtime) LUNCH EVENT

Instrumental jam with dancing
Hosted by: Adrian Dobson (accordion) and Judith Plowman (dance)

Sunday 5-6.15pm (UK time) S5

Dance class
Led by: Avia Moore.
Whether you are a new dancer or have been dancing for years, examining the building blocks of our dances will improve your dancing! This workshop will break down steps and style of klezmer dance (also called Yiddish dance). With plenty of opportunity to move as well as time to talk about context, Avia will look at zhoks, freylekhs, bulgars – more! For all levels.

Sunday 7.30-8.45 (UK time) DANCE/CONCERT

Klezmer Keilidh (Yiddish Dance event) live from NY
Led by: Sarah Myerson (dance) with Michael Winograd (clarinet) and Ilya Shneyveys (accordion)
[Included in full weekend ticket, but you can book for this event only]

Sunday, 8.45-10pm SCHMOOZING / CLOSE

The closing session will include schmoozing with the artists from the klezmer keilidh, and reprising the weekend tunes, songs, dances & nigunim.

There are also various instrumental and song classes during the weekend you can drop in on where the session leaders have been instructed to programme dance tunes for at least some of the time!

photo of Avia Moore
Photo of Sarah Myerson