Great Performances

Rejoice with Itzhak Perlman & Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot

Season 41 Episode 35 | 53m 9s | Video has closed captioning.

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. The program of songs are alternately joyful and intensely moving. Perlman provides elucidating and historical commentary as well as humor.

Aired: 08/28/14

Expired: 08/13/17

Rating: NR

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