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ALBERTO MIZRAHI

Alberto Mizrahi, one of today’s most prominent interpreters of the Hebrew liturgy as well as a versatile stage performer, is among the very few American cantors at home in both cantorial art and the classical secular repertoire. Born in Greece to a Sephardi family that emigrated soon afterward to the United States, Mizrahi has also distinguished himself as an exponent of the Ashkenazi cantorial tradition. He is a graduate of the Jewish Theological Seminary’s Cantors Institute (now the H.L. Miller Cantorial School), where he studied with Hazzan David Kusevitsky and numerous other leading figures in Jewish music. After firmly establishing an international reputation, he became a protégé of the legendary cantor Moshe Ganchoff, from whom he received much of the transmitted tradition.

In addition to serving prestigious American congregations, Mizrahi has appeared as a guest cantor throughout the United States, Europe, and Israel. His extensive list of appearances includes a concert at the Capitol Rotunda in Washington and at Auschwitz liberation commemorations in Hanover and Hamburg. He has also made numerous recordings, including The Voice of a People; Die Stimme der Synagoge; Chants Mystigues; and Songs for Jerusalem.


Albums featuring this artist are available for download from ClassicsOnline.com
Role: Classical Artist 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
ADLER: Symphony No. 5 / Nuptial Scene / The Binding Naxos
8.559415
Choral - Sacred
BEN-AMOTS: Celestial Dialogues / Hashkivenu / Shtetl Songs Naxos
8.559421
Vocal
BEVERIDGE: Yizkor Requiem Naxos
8.559074
Choral - Sacred
BRUBECK: Gates of Justice (The) Naxos
8.559414
Choral - Sacred
INTRODUCING THE WORLD OF AMERICAN JEWISH MUSIC Naxos
8.559406
Choral - Sacred
JEWISH MUSIC OF THE DANCE Naxos
8.559439
Opera
KLEZMER CONCERTOS AND ENCORES Naxos
8.559403
Concertos
PSALMS OF JOY AND SORROW Naxos
8.559445
Choral - Sacred





 
 
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