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.
10:00 - 11:00 AM