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Legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman and renowned cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot join forces for a musical exploration of liturgical and traditional works in new arrangements for both chamber orchestra and klezmer settings on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances, airing Thursday, August 28 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) The music of Rejoice with Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot – with reminiscences by […]

GP at the Met: La Cenerentola

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Joyce DiDonato sings the title role in Rossini’s Cinderella story, La Cenerentola, with bel canto master Juan Diego Flórez as her dashing prince. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads a cast that also includes Pietro Spagnoli in his Met debut as the servant Dandini, Alessandro Corbelli as Cenerentola’s stepfather Don Magnifico, and Luca Pisaroni as […]

The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014

Lang Lang Performs Strauss’ Burleske

Led for the first time by guest conductor Christoph Eschenbach, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic performs Richard Stauss’ Burleske for Piano and Orchestra with piano virtuoso Lang Lang. Great Performances: Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014 airs on Great Performances, Friday, August 22 at 9 pm on PBS.

GP at the Met: Così fan tutte

Photo Gallery: The Women of Così fan tutte

The women are not a united front in Mozart’s comic opera, Così fan tutte. Sisters succumb to the deceit of their fiancés at different times, and the maid they employ is out to fool them both.

Rejoice with Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot

A Yidishe Mame (A Jewish Mother)

Songwriter and pianist Neil Sedaka introduces the song “A Yidishe Mame” (A Jewish Mother), a popular Yiddish classic with Vaudeville roots. Violinist Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Helfgot perform it, backed by The Klezmer Conservatory Band and The Rejoice Chamber Orchestra. Violinist Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Helfgot perform the popular Yiddish classic with Vaudeville roots “A […]

Rejoice with Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot

Yism’Khu (They Shall Rejoice)

Let the festivities begin as violinist Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot perform the opening song Yism’Khu (They Shall Rejoice) backed by The Klezmer Conservatory Band and The Rejoice Chamber Orchestra. The video includes English subtitles for the song lyrics.

Dudamel Conducts the Verdi Requiem at the Hollywood Bowl

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