• the LJMC

    PASSIONATE ABOUT BRINGING JEWISH MUSIC TO THE WORLD

  • WHAT WE DO

    The London Jewish Male Choir has a long history of entertaining audiences with high quality performances of a broad range of Jewish music. Founded in 1926 in London's East End, the choir has, for 90 years, sung at the most prestigious venues and toured across the world. Today we perform a diverse repertoire of Jewish music including: Yiddish, musical theatre, cantorial, folk music and contemporary music. Going beyond the traditional liturgical repertoire allows us to showcase the full breadth of Jewish music, always performed to the highest standard. We look forward to seeing you at our next concert!

  • LISTEN

    Some Clips from Our Recent Performances

    Shalom Aleichem by Joseph Finlay. Recorded separately during lockdown in 2020

    Berlin Sampler - December 2014

    Strasbourg Sampler - November 2013

  • WHO WE ARE

    Joseph Finlay

    Musical Director
    Joseph Finlay is a composer and musical director. He read music at Clare College Cambridge, and gained an MMUS in composition at the Royal Academy of Music, studying with Paul Patterson and taking lessons with Sir Peter Maxwell Davies. He works extensively in Jewish Music, is director of Music at Hendon Reform Synagogue, and previously worked as choir director at the New London, New North London and Central Synagogues. As a composer he has had works performed by a range of ensembles. including the Britten Sinfonia, London Sinfonietta, the BBC Singers and the Leibniz Trio. He is also active as a writer and was formerly Deputy Editor of the Jewish Quarterly. www.josephfinlay.com

    Steven Leas

    Lead Soloist
    Currently serving as Cantor of the Central Synagogue, London, Steven has quickly become one of the leading Cantors in the UK. Steven is the lead soloist of the London Jewish Male Choir, Steven performs with other top London choirs including the Choir of London and the Neimah Singers. Steven studied with the English National Opera under Mary King. He has performed a wide range of secular works and concerts including; appearances with Willard White and Helmet Lotti.

    Steven has recently appeared at the reopening of the Roundhouse with Michael Ball, Brian Connelly, Maria Friedman , Michel Legrand and Don Black in a tribute to 350 years of Jewish Music.

  • LJMC BLOG

    It was bitingly cold in late December London, but unusually mild and wet in Berlin. Nevertheless,...
  • VIDEO

  • CONNECT

    Facebook

    https://www.facebook.com/theljmc
    Twitter

    @jewishchoir
    YouTube

    https://www.youtube.com/user/LondonJewishChoir
  • JOIN US

    The choir exists and thrives on account of the passion of its members. If you share that passion for Jewish music, we would love for you to join us - please do not hesitate to get in contact through the links above to find out more about the choir and membership.
  • CONTACT US!

    Drop us a line regarding bookings, joining the choir or anything else!

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