28-30 April – Leipzig, Germany
Yiddish choir workshop with Fräulein A. Kapella.
7 May – Brighton, UK
Fringe Festival’s ‘Fringe City’! Chutzpah choir and the London Yiddish Choir perform on Jubilee Square outside the Jubilee Library, 4.15 – 4.45pm.
13 May – Brighton, UK13 May – Brighton, UK
The Brighton & Hove Russian choir concert at BHASVIC for Kalinka, the Russian Cultural Centre. More info and booking here
1-4 June – Lvov, Ukraine
LvivKlezFest: Polina Skovoroda-Shepherd with a Ukrainian folk band Burdon:
3 June 18 pm – concert in Перший Театр вул. Гнатюка, 11
4 June – 16.30 – 17.00 as part of Gala concert at Пл. Ринок, північна сторона
9 June – Osnabrück, Germany
All day workshop and concert with Polina and Merlin Shepherd at the Osnabrück Jewish Museum, Lotter Str. 2, 49078. More info and booking here (in German)
10 June. Lübeck, Germany
Merlin & Polina Shepherd Duo and Stella’s Morgenstern double bill concert. More info
1 July – London UK. SOAS World Music Summer Schools. A day of Russian songs from the village and the city. 11 am – 5pm, more info coming soon.
22-29 July Cortijo Romero, Spain
Songs For The Soul: Release your creativity through transcendental songs, syllables and sound: Russian and Yiddish songs and Nigunim (Jewish wordless songs). Click here for more info and booking
4-6 August, Weimar, Germany
Yiddish choir workshop open to all, 10 a.m. -1 p.m & 3-6 p.m. Event link and booking
7-11 August – London, UK (TBC)
Polina teaches as part of an international team of tutors at Yiddish Song School, Di Goldene Pave, SOAS London. Click here for more info and booking
12 August – Lustleigh, Devon, UK
Songs of the Russian Steppes: Russian harmony singing workshop. Details TBA
29 September – 1 October Berwick-upon-Tweed, UK
Choral weekend with Polina Shepherd on Russian and Yiddish music, open to all singers. Contact Polina for more info.
Mid September – possible concerts and workshops in Montreal, Canada and the USA. Watch this space…