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2015 wrap up (part 2)

… you can hear us next at Cardboard Studios on December 13th, for an intimate and relaxed performance. Besides all of that, Siach Hasadeh  joined Brigitte Dajczer and Jane Enkin from Winnipeg, for an extremely enriching and promising collaboration on tangos written in Yiddish from the earlier part of the last century.  The repertoire is brilliant, Jane’s […]

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2015 wrap up, and a great 2016 coming!

Dear friends of Cardboard Studios, a great and happy new year to you all! 2015 was an interesting, fun, challenging, crazy year, in many ways.  It saw the birth of some new projects and ideas which have started to percolate, some travelling, lots of playing and developing, in short, a year of lots…  I was […]

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Ihtimanska awarded Prix Coup de Coeur de la Place des Arts et Vision Diversité

    Ihtimanska is proud to annouce that we were selected for the Prix Coup de Coeur de la Place des Arts et Vision Diversité at the 2015 edition of the Vitrine 2015 des musiques locales métissées of Vision Diversité, and will be performing at the Espace Culturel Georges-Emile Lapalme on February 11, 2016!  

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2014 Wrap up posts from Ihtimanska and Siach Hasadeh!

Dear friends, 2014 has been quite a year, with many new challenges and accomplishments, and rich experiences for my projects.  With the marking of another successful trip around the sun, we’ve taken the occasion to remember some of the highlights of the productive year that was, and to drop some hints about what’s to come […]

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New York Music Daily review

NEW YORK MUSIC DAILY Global Music With a New York Edge Siach HaSadeh Reinvent Exquisitely Otherworldly, Haunting Jewish Themes by delarue Siach HaSadeh are among the elite vanguard of jazz-inclined improvisers breathing new life into otherworldly old Hasidic melodies from centuries past. The Quebec-based band further distinguish themselves with their many haunting diversions into moody, […]

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Siach Hasadeh US Tour Itinerary

Monday, March 3: Mac650 Gallery 650 Main Street, Middletown, CT 8-10pm $10 Tuesday, March 4: New York Klezmer Series – Stephen Wise Free Synagogue 30 W. 68th St., NYC 7:30pm -Ichka, 8:30pm – Siach Hasadeh, followed by jam session $15 Wednesday, March 5: Branded Saloon (with Breslov Bar Band and other surprises) 603 Vanderbilt Ave (Corner […]

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Jan 2014 – Ihtimanska review in the Devoir, and on CIBL 101.5FM

  Very nice review of Ihtimanska’s album by Yves Bernard here:, and, Ariane will be on CIBL radio’s l’Entremuse, live at 7pm on 101.5FM in Montreal! Update: you can hear the interview on the CIBL archives here:            

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Dec 2013 – Siach Hasadeh mini US Tour in the works!

We are really excited to be working on booking a mini US tour with Siach Hasadeh in March, centered around a shared bill with the band Ichka at the New York Klezmer Series hosted by Aaron Alexander on March 4, 2013. There will be dates in New York City, Burlington, Princeton, NJ, Philadelphia and Connecticut.  Stay […]

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Dec 2013 – Ihtimanska’s debut album now available!

December 8th 2013 – Ihtimanska‘s debut album is available HERE (direct) and HERE (CD Baby)! After many months of hard work, and thanks in large part to Jeunes Volontaires, as well as recording help by Craig Pedersen and Joel Kerr, masterful mixing and mastering by Matt Ouimet, amazing photography by Kiran Ambwani (, and beautiful design by Avia Moore (, we […]

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May 2013 – Siach Hasadeh’s full length, “Song of the Grasses” now available!

The new Siach Hasadeh album is out!  You can get a copy HERE (direct), or HERE (CD Baby)    Thanks to you all for helping make it possible! It is really gorgeous and we are so happy with it – the arrangements are the result of many months of collaboration, and beautiful playing from our guest musicians, Daniel Fuchs, […]

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