10 June – Brighton & Hove, UK
Klezmer South – a Sunday of klezmer music, Yiddish song and dance in sunny Brighton with international faculty plus evening concert. Details and booking here. Workshop booking here   Concert booking here 


23 June  – London, UK
SOAS Summer Schools workshop. Russian Harmonies: Songs of the Steppes and the Cities. 10 am – 4 pm. More information and booking here


24 June – Paris, France

The London and Brighton& Hove Yiddish Choir join together in performance for the Jewish Choral Festival at Salle Olympe de Gouges for the Festival des Cultures Juives. Event time 11 am – 6pm, LYC + Chutzpah performance 2pm. More info here.


17 July – Deauville, France 

Sklamberg & The Shepherds. Concert de l’association Deauville Pour les Cultures Juives – watch this space for more info.



8 August – Leipzig, Germany

Concert: Klezmer with friends. Polina Sheperd (piano, vocals) and Giuseppe Sciarratta 

BuddeHaus, Soziokulturelles Zentrum. More info coming soon.

10-12 August  – Weimar, Germany

Yiddish Choir course for Yiddish Summer Weimar. More information and booking here.

19 – 24 August  – London, UK
The Golden Peacock Yiddish Song School, Polina teaches at the Jewish Music Institute’s annual Ashkenazi music week at SOAS, London. More information and booking here.

27-31 August – Warsaw, Poland

Sklamberg & The Shepherds at Festiwal Kultury Żydowskiej Warszawa Singera. Watch this space for more information.



23 November – Stadthagen, Germany

Merlin & Polina Shepherd in concert, 8.00 pm. Alte Polizei Kulturzentrum in Stadthagen


Nov. 24 – Germany (TBC)

Merlin & Polina Shepherd in concert, watch this space for informaiton.





1 December – Brighton (TBC)

The Brighton & Hove Russian Choir celebrating 10 years in concert at BHASVIC, Brighton.


3 – 14 December – USA

Watch this space for concerts and workshops in the USA and please get in touch for bookings.

2018 – 2019 New Year Week 


New Year Week 26 December – 2 January – Cortijo Romero, Spain.

Songs for the soul. A singing week in a holiday center in the Andalusian mountains. 

More info here.




26 January – Lewes, UK (TBC)

The Brighton & Hove Yiddish choir Chutzpah and Polina Shepherd in performance.



10 February – Chisinau, Moldova (TBC)