Ilana Cravitz klezmer • baroque/classical • ceilidh  

Musical events that Ilana is involved with. For more details email

Sun 25 March


Walthamstow, London

Buxtehude concert

Membra Jesu Nostri + Jubilate Domino with St James's Baroque Players and Amici Voices.

Tickets on the door @ £12 (concs £6)

St Michael & All Angels Church, Northcote Rd, London E17 6PP

April 2018


London Klezmer Quartet gigs this spring

Ilana plays regularly with her group, the London Klezmer Quartet. Coming up: gigs in London, Hertfordshire, Belgium.

Plus a residential klezmer course in Hertfordshire in June (see below for details).

For more information about Ilana's activities with the band visit

29-31 May

Benslow Music, Herts

The Benslow Klezmer Orchestra

30 May at 8pm

Ilana and members of the London Klezmer Quartet return to Benslow Music for a residential course designed for instrumentalists (including keyboard players) from all musical backgrounds, classical, folk or jazz.

Applicants must be of at least roughly grade 4 level (no formal qualifications needed), and an ability to read music is essential, as this course will work from written music.

More information and course booking

20, 21 April



The Light in the Stone

An atmospheric storytelling performance by Sarah Deco, with live music from Ilana Cravitz (violin, harp) and Elizabeth Nott (percussion) drawing on legends and folktales from many different traditions. Read more.

20 April The Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX. Booking

21 April School of Storytelling, Emerson College, Forest Row, Sussex RH18 5JX. Tickets on the door @ £7

30 Nov - 2 Dec

Halsway Manor, Somerset

Halsway Manor Klezmer Music Weekend

1 December at 8pm

Residential course with LKQ at this wonderful folk arts centre.

Working primarily by ear, this course explores traditional tunes and techniques for bringing the eastern European Jewish music tradition to life.

More information and course booking


First Sunday of every month


Kings Cross, London

Klezmer  session

Confident players with a tune to share are invited to join us in The Harrison for the monthly klezmer session (upstairs). Listeners also welcome!

Entry free

The Harrison, 28 Harrison Street, London WC1H 8JF 5 mins walk from Kings Cross station



Kings Cross, London

Eastern European jam

Not just klezmer, but Balkan music, Greek tunes and even some Turkish tunes...

This session is held monthly - contact for specific dates.

All instruments, ages and abilities welcome - both players and listeners!

Entry free

Downstairs Bar, The Harrison, 28 Harrison Street, London WC1H 8JF 5 mins walk from Kings Cross station