Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Cantors: A Faith In Song (2003)

Jewish Music



Three Cantors: Naftali Herstik, Alberto Mizrahi, Benzion Miller, together and individually perform a concert of Jewish secular and religious music at the historic Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam, which dates to 1675; the performance took place on September 10th and 11th 2003. 

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The music was arranged by Benedict Weisser. Accompanying the three cantors are The Netherlands Theater Orchestra and London's Ne'imah Singers, an all-male choir, with Jules van Hessen conducting. Alberto Mizrahi is affiliated with the Anshe Emet Synagogue, Chicago; Naftali Herstik with the Great Synagogue, Jerusalem; and Benzion Miller with Young Israel Beth-El of Borough Park, New York. [You can find more information here.]