„Sztejtel” (Austeria, 2014)
By Magda Brudzińska Klezmer Trio
A music album based on the songs from the theatrical performance „And There Was Love in the Ghetto” (2009, 2010) according to Marek Edelman and Paula Sawicka
Her interests includes classic and also jazz, blues, rock, pop and world music. She played with Sinfonietta Cracovia, Opole Philharmonic Orchestra, Sirrah, SID, Farben Lehre. Performed at Polish Songs Festival in Opole, successfully appeared in the popular “A Chance for Success” TV programme. For over ten years Magda has been performing Klezmer music making use both of her vocal and instrumental skills.
„Magda Brudzińska Klezmer Trio” (Magda Brudzińska vocal & viola, Jacek Kopiec accordion, Piotr Południak double bass, former name: The Quartet Klezmer Trio) is performing traditional instrumental and vocal Jewish and Balkan Klezmer music. They perform inspired with the traditional music of Ashkenazi Jews. Draw from traditional melodies of the Galician Diaspora, linking them with contemporary executive traditions and modern sounds. Their concerts transform into an unforgettable and extraordinary trip to the world of Klezmer sounds and stories.
They are all classically trained, professional musicians, guaranteeing the highest level of performance. The band owes its original sound to the unusual low and warm color of singer’s voice. Magda performs on many stages in the country and abroad, her performances always arouse emotions and a lot of interest.
The most important concerts:
Jewish Culture Festival in Kraków (2005, 2007, 2008); Festival „New Tradition” in Warsaw; Concert in the Synagogue in Luxembourg; Concert Hall in Vienna; „Polish Days in Denmark”, Copenhagen-Nykobing; „Festival der Klesmer Und Weltmusik” Salzgitter; Concerts in Kiel at the invitation of the German – Polish Society; Luxemburg – Concert at the invitation of the Polish Embassy; Lueneburg, „Night of Museums”; Culture Sommer 2010 Schleswig-Holstein, Lubeck; Burgkloster, Lubeck; “And There Was Love in the Ghetto …” – concert for Marek Edelman (2009, 2010), Warszawa; “Tischner Festival” – Łopuszna; “Il Canto” International Vocal Festival in Cieszyn; „Gloria“ European Music Festival in Supraśl ; Bydgoszcz – XIV Festival Musicale della Via Francigena in Milano, Italy; Die Eröffnung der Ausstellung in Düsseldorf Hollerith Erfasst; Early Music Festival „Chanterelle”; Colors of Life – a launch of Marek Edelman’s biography, POLIN Museum Of The History Of Polish Jews; SIMCHA Jewish Culture Festival Wrocław; Festival Internazionale di Mezza Estate, Tagliacozzo – Italy; Jazz Trifft Klezmer, Dusseldorf- Germany; Dix ans des Sentiers de la Memorie Countances – France.
„… With klezmer it is necessary to be born. It is necessary to have this spark. If you love this music and it enters the heart, then it is possible to call yourself a klezmer musician. Magda Brudzińska is an unusually talented vocalist, she has a unique voice and she has this spark…”
Leopold Kozłowski – The” Last Klezmer of Galicja ”