7 April – New York, USA
8 April – Hudson, NY, USA
Merlin and Polina Shepherd Duo in concert at Club Helsinki Hudson, 7pm. Details and booking here
11 April – Boston, USA
Merlin and Polina Shepherd Duo in concert at Boston Workmen’s Circle. More info and booking here.
12 April – New York, USA
Merlin & Polina Shepherd Duo in concert for the New York Klezmer Series at NY Klezmer Series at Funky Joe’s, 455 W.56th St. (bet. 9th & 10th Ave.) NY NY 10019. More info here.
14 April – Secaucus, NJ, USA
The Stranniki (Psoy Korolenko and Polina Shepherd). House concert. More details coming soon.
29 April – London, UK
The London and the Brighton & Hove Russian Choirs will join together in a performance at Russian Opera Gala: Finale of the Ninth International Russian Song Festival and Contest, UK at Cadogan Hall, event time 4.30pm – 9.00pm. Event link and booking here.
10-13 May – Brussels, Belgium
Shtetl Saint-Gilles: Yiddish Song and Klezmer Music workshop and festival. More info here.
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 (TBC)
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. Event time 11 am – 6pm. More info coming soon.
8 August – Leipzig, Germany
Concert: Klezmer with friends. Polina Sheperd (piano, vocals) @ BuddeHaus, Soziokulturelles Zentrum. More info coming soon.
10-12 August – Weimar, Germany
Yiddish Choir course for Yiddish Summer Weimar. More information 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.
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.