Events

Music University 2017 with Cantor Joseph Ness

THE HISTORY OF CANTORIAL MUSIC

On 3 consecutive Wednesday evenings, Cantor Ness will deliver evocative, educational and inspirational musical lectures on “The History of Cantorial Music”. He’ll discuss the great Cantors through the ages, including Joseff “Yossele” Rosenblatt, Moishe Oysher, Moshe Koussevitzky, and Richard Tucker.

Wednesday, February 22, 7pm
Beginnings: The Cantorial Tradition, 1750-1850

Wednesday, March 1, 7pm
Great Singers of the Golden Age of Chazzanut, 1850-1960

Wednesday, March 7pm, 7pm
What’s next: Traditional & Contemporary Sounds, 1960-2017

Fascinating, informative lectures include musical samples, performance, photos & art.

March 10-11

PURIM WEEKEND WITH CANTOR JACKIE MENDELSON

  • Friday night service with choirs & dinner (see the new Temple Topics for details
  • Saturday Shabbat services & light lunch
  • Megillah reading in the Main Sanctuary followed by a PURIM party in Kessler Hall with desserts, music with Cantor Ness and special guest Cantor Lauren Phillips of Congregation Beth Israel in West Hartford

PLUS Jackie Mendelson’s one-man play “The Cantor’s Couch”, a hilarious and poignant look at Jewish life.

For details see this months issue of Temple Topics , email direct to BEMA@betheltemplemusic.com or call the temple office 860.233.9696.

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