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Prayer, happiness, covenant

Opera Academy

Prayer, happiness, covenant

A special cooncert featuring participants and teachers of Opera Academy was held on 29 October 2015 to celebrate the opening of the Museum of The History of Polish Jews.

The concert will feature traditional Jewish music as well as songs written by Polish atrists of Jewish origin in the interwar period and after WWII. The audience will be treated to songs by Mieczysław Weinberg and Szymon Laks as well as such popular hits as Młodym być, Miłość ci wszystko wybaczy, Ta ostatnia niedziela, Ja się boję sama spać… composed by Henryk Wars, Władysław Szpilman, Jerzy Petersburski to lyrics by Julian Tuwim, Marian Hemar, Emanuel Szlechter.

Participants of the Opera Academy will be joined on stage by voice teachers: singers Izabella Kłosińska and Matthias Rexroth, and pianist Eytan Pessen.

Polish translations of the songs in Yiddish courtesy of The Ester, Rachel, and Ida Kamińskie Jewish Theatre.