Susi Evans and Szilvia Csaranko

are two exceptional musicians who are passionate about the tradition of klezmer music. They perform internationally as a clarinet and accordion duo and are dedicated to teaching klezmer workshops for students of all levels. In March 2020 they released their album ‘Klezmer from the New World’, and have just published their first tune book, the Klezmer Playbook.

Susi Evans lives in London and studied classical clarinet at the Royal Academy of Music. She has been playing klezmer and Balkan music since 2001 and performs worldwide with her bands She’Koyokh and the London Klezmer Quartet. She is regarded as one of Europe’s top klezmer clarinettists as well as performing on accordion and calling for Yiddish dances. She also dedicates her time to studying Bulgarian and Serbian clarinet styles and plays Frula (Serbian flute) and Gaida (Bulgarian bagpipes).

more about Susi (in English): www.susievans.com

Szilvia Csaranko lives in Hannover and is a qualified cultural educator, accordionist and pianist. After completing her classical piano training she shifted her artistic focus to researching and teaching traditional music styles. She founded the klezmer-Balkan-Alpen-folk band A Glezele Vayn in 2004 and plays in numerous folk and world music projects at home and abroad. She is the musical director of an 80-piece Klezmer orchestra in Erfurt: www.klezwecan.de

mehr über Szilvia (in Deutsch): www.szilviacsaranko.de

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