Di zun vet aruntergeyn – Lucette van den Berg Traditional yiddish song about longing for inner peace. In this version it’s a duet between singer and violin. Lucette van den Berg – Vocals Madelien Verheij – Violin Reinout Vrijhoef – Guitar The song is originally recorded in 2010 for a project of the second Yiddish Waves […]
Sun 8 Dec 16:12, and at 00:40 • EO • 5 min Lucette van den Berg is a classically trained singer, who has chosen the warmth of the Yiddish song. We hear nostalgic sounds from Heerenveen and see her at home with son Lucas from a completely different side. https://www.npostart.nl/naches/08-12-2019/VPWON_1307861
On November 6th, 2019 the EP ‘Afile’ (eng: Even) of Lucette van den Berg and Alan Bern is released. This EP contains songs that are written based on poems of four different Yiddish female poets from the period 1920-1970. Every song has a unique character and music style that fits the feeling of the [...]
Living in Amsterdam, means living in the most liberal and most cosy city in the world, where you share space with a lot of nationalities and tastes. I love wandering around in the city, look at people and pigeons… Amsterdam houses a lot of these birds, especially on our main square, the Dam. There are […]
My summer destination for this year is Plovdiv for the second edition of As She Sings – Plovdiv I have added this “Bulgar” to our set list. A great song written by Michael Felsenbaum. Oh you, Wolekh, do not weep guard the bones of my ancestors and my house in the alley by the spring with the bridge […]
“Es iz shoyn shpeyt” performed for the first time by Lucette van den Berg and the wonderful @Alexis Kune in a tropical Paris on Thursday 27/6/2019. Of course we were inspired by the arrangement of this song by “Brave Old Word” on the album “Bless the fire”. Thank you Alan Bern, Michael Alpert Stuart Brotman, Kurt Bjorling for creating […]
I recently recorded the Yiddish song ‘Zol Zayn’. It’s my personal harmonic protest as an artist against the way we treat eachother and our world. I dream and hope for a better future…
Spring is finally here! I love the sun, the warmth and the little flowers which peek out of the trees. My song “Di Waynshlbeymer blien” is a song about spring, happiness, hope and optimism. When you look around and you look very clear: “Everything is a song” Click on the link for the song. Enjoy […]
On Thursday, March 28, 2019, Lucette van den Berg was a guest at Songwirters Guild Live. Listen to the episode here.
On March 24, 2019 I played the song "A viglid far zikh aleyn" by Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman in the synagogue in Coevorden. A lullaby that you sing for yourself alone, because you no longer have a mother who can sing you to sleep.