Event details

June 12, 2019
7:00 PM
SummerStage in Central Park
Enter at: E 72nd St. and 5th Ave
New York, NY

Originally airing on PBS in 2018, The New York Cantors features three young Cantorial superstars who lead three vibrant congregations in the New York area. Azi Schwartz leads at Park Avenue Synagogue, Yanky Lemmer leads at Lincoln Square Synagogue and Netanel Hershtik leads at The Hamptons Synagogue. They will be accompanied by a 16 piece orchestra, conducted by NYTF Artistic Director Zalmen Mlotek. Special guests joining the show include Shulem, a young Chassidic singing star and recently signed Universal Music/Decca Gold recording artist; Grammy-winning klezmer icon Frank London, a founding member of the Klezmatics, who will perform the world premiere of his new klezmer concerto for trumpet.; and emcee Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, Chairman of the New York Board of Rabbis and co-host of “The Rabbi and the Rev” weekly radio program on WABC.

Free outdoor concert; seating on a first come, first served basis

Co-presented by

  • National Yiddish Theatre Folksbien at the Museum of Jewish Heritage
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