Andrea Pancur (D; voice)

has been described as the “guarantor of profound programs” (SZ) and the “most important representative of Yiddish culture in Germany” (Der Neue Tag).

With the modern klezmer quartet she pushed musical boundaries; she also guest-toured with the trio A Tickle in the Heart, and she is dedicated to her solo program Andrea Pancurs Federmentsh which focuses on Yiddish music after 1945. Moreover, she is the initiator and chair of the Mosche-Beregowski Nachwuchspreis. She’s regularly touring Europe with her current program Alpen Klezmer.
Her concert tours have already led her to France, Bulgaria, Austria, Liechtenstein, Israel, Italy, Switzerland, and the USA.

Awards and nominations:
Main award of the jury, TFF Rudolstadt, 2014
Volkskulturpreis (category “Innovations“), City of Munich, 2012
Twice nominated for the RUTH (category “Global Roots”)
Nominated for Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik

Photo: Manuel Miethe