Classically Jewish

December 8, 2019: Richard Tucker

1-22 Richard Tucker  Born as Rubin Ticker, Richard Tucker became an international opera star and renowned cantor.  Leontyne Price said about Tucker, “What touched me most was his deep religious belief and his love of his family.”


Music includes:

Leonard Bernstein: “Tonight” from West Side Story
Richard Rodgers: You’ll Never Walk Alone” from Carousel
Giacomo Puccini: “Vogliatemi bene” from Madama Butterfly
Sholom Secunda: Kol Nidre
arr. Thomas Z. Shepard: Hava Nagila
Naomi Shemer: Yerushalayim Shel Zahav
Ernest Gold: The Exodus Song
Parish, Alstone, & Goodhart: Mom-e-le
Alexander Olshanetsky: Shiroh
Georges Bizet: The Pearl Fishers duet
Abraham Goldfaden: Roshinkes mit Mandlen
Jerry Bock: “Sunrise, Sunset” from Fiddler on the Roof

 

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