23 March, 7PM Friday, at Spinoza House, Budapest
12 April, 7PM Saturday, at Varpalota
The word klezmer is coming from the Hebrew words "klej" and "zemer" and it refers both to the musical instrument and the musician who plays on it.
The music of the David Klezmer Quintet is traditional hungarian Jewish music. The quintet was formed in 1999. The members of the band grew up with European classical music and all received their musical education in this field.
The repertoire contains well-known Jewish melodies, own compositions and improvisative solos.
The David Klezmer Quintet is a concert-group, they invite the audience to enjoy in their great, show-effect-crammed live performances. Since their formation they have written music together with the composer Béla Faragó for the play "Cseresznyéskert" by Csehov. They're also playing live on stage in the cabbalistic legend "An-Ski: Dibuk from the author An-Ski in the theatre Radnóti Színpad (composer: Jávori Ferenc). The quintet have been awarded with “EMERTON“ prize of the Hungarian Radio and Television.
Members of the quintet are:
Jozsef David (clarinet); Istvan Kerek (violin, viola); Adam Moser (accordion); Istvan Rozsa (tuba; trumpet; bassgitar); Zoltan Varro (percussion);
special guest : Judit Klein(voice).
Concerts and Festivals:
Bálint Zsidó Közösségi Ház; Fonó Budai Zeneház; International Budastage; Hungarian Radio; Central European University (Budapest); MKM (Budapest); Nyíregyháza Művészeti Szakközépiskola; Óbudai Társaskör; Hungarian National Museum; Sziget Festival; Savaria Carnival (Szombathely); Dunavölgye Festival (Dunaújváros); Gaál Imre Galery (Budapest); Pécs; Vác; Gárdony; Mátészalka; Csorna; Sátoraljaújhely; Mád; Zemplén Festival; Aurora (Budapest);
The Quintet performs several concerts on International stages as well: in Solothurn (CH); International Accordion Master Course, Komarno, Sala (SK); Arad; Szatmar (RO);
The quintet have been awarded with “EMERTON“ prize of the Hungarian Radio and Television