The POLIN Music Festival, a festival celebrating Polish and Jewish music, has recently finished four exciting concert evenings. Held from February 22-25 in the POLIN Museum of Polish Jews in Warsaw, this year’s festival explored questions such as ‘What is Jewish music today?’. Performers range from new artists to international stars such the Grammy Award-winning Third Coast Percussion.

The World premiere of Tfiles by Alex Weiser, American composer and researcher of Yiddish culture, was given during the February 23 concert. This new works was commissioned by POLIN and was performed by clarinet soloist Andrzej Ciepliński. There were also several Polish premieres, of works by Leonard Bernstein and Avner Dorman, during the Festival.