PERFORMER BIO 

 

Cantor Benjamin Maissner of Holy Blossom Temple is a master of styles ranging from Jewish Renaissance and early Hebrew Art Music to contemporary Canadian, American and Israeli compositions. He has served on the executive board of the Cantors Assembly (Conservative) and as Vice President of the American Conference of Cantors (Reform).

 

A Mosaic of Hebrew Art

& Folk Songs

 

After last year’s fascinating presentation, Baroque and Beyond, Cantor  Benjamin Maissner now returns to share the history and development of the Hebrew Art Song and Hebrew Folk Song.  This presentation is highlighted by Cantor Maissner’s live performance. It’s everything you ever wanted to know about these beautiful songs, written by famous composers from the 19th century until today. Accompanied by Nadia Adler, pianist.

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Thursday

May 14

 

TIME

10:00 - 11:00 AM

 

 

ADMISSION

Free

 

 

VENUE

Alliance Francaise

 

 

ADDRESS

24 Spadina Road

(North of Bloor Street)

 

 

 

 

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