Song of the Day: September 14

L’shanah Tovah! We are happy to welcome Joshua Breitzer to NYFOS’s Song of the Day this week! Josh is the Cantor at Congregation Beth Elohim in Park Slope and has joined NYFOS for its annual A Goyishe Christmas to You! concerts for the past several years with a beloved rendition of “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer,” sung in Yiddish. Make sure to mark your calendars for this year’s performance on Monday, December 14 at HENRY’s Restaurant!

from Joshua Breitzer:

As the Hebrew year 5776 begins, I’m honored to be curating this week’s NYFOS Song of the Day! Traditional Jewish melodies have long been sources of inspirations to composers from all corners of the world. In 1914 Maurice Ravel wrote perhaps the most famous setting of the High Holiday Kaddish (doxology) as one of Deux Mélodies Hébraïques. May Cecilia Bartoli’s exquisite rendition of it grant you a Shanah tovah umetukah – a good and sweet year! 

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