$36 in Advance
$40 at Door
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Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Avenue
Presented for Jewish Music Week by Musica Beth Tikvah
From Broadway to the Met
An Evening of Opera, Operetta and Broadway Favourites
Beth Tikvah presents an evening of music by Jewish composers including Gershwin, Alan and Marilyn Bergman (Yentl ), Kalman, Offenbach, Lerner and Loewe as well as Leonard Bernstein, marking 100 years since his birth . An outstanding cast of world class performers are showcased this evening: Opera stars Lauren Segal (mezzo soprano), Guy Mannheim (tenor), Nofar Yacobi (soprano), Kati Szabo Kovari (soprano) and Hazzan Tibor Kovari (lyric tenor). This program will tug at your heartstrings and bring a smile to your face. Whether you are a fan of Opera, Operetta, Broadway Musicals or all of the above, you are sure to find gems to delight your musical palette. This is an evening you don’t want to miss!
HAZZAN TIBOR KOVARI
Hazzan Tibor Kovari, Hazzan and Music Director at Beth Tikvah synagogue since 2003, studied at the Theological Seminary of Hungary in Budapest. He has performed in Israel, Europe and North America and is Past President of the Toronto Council of Hazzanim.
Lauren Segal, a South African- Canadian mezzo soprano, has performed extensively across Canada, in the USA and Europe.
She has been acclaimed for work on both operatic and concert stages.
Guy Mannheim has performed over 40 roles in opera and musical theatre, as well as classical and contemporary music. He has won the hearts of audiences in Carnegie Hall, China, Germany and Israel.
Nofar Yacobi has recorded the Hebrew version of Beauty and the Beast for Disney Pictures, performed with major orchestras and is currently a soloist in the prestigious Rebanks program at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto.
KATI SZABO KOVARI
Kati Szabo Kovari, a native of Romania, graduated from the School of Performing Arts in Oradea. She has participated in music festivals in Europe, Israel and Argentina, and was selected to participate in the semi-finals of the Israel Jewish Music Contest in 2014.