Female Cantorial Concert Draws Standing-Room-Only Crowd To Hampton Synagogue - 27 East

Female Cantorial Concert Draws Standing-Room-Only Crowd To Hampton Synagogue

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From left, cantors Rachel Goldman, Magda Fishman, Rachel Brook, and Laurie Akers in the first ever all female cantorial concert at the Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton Beach on Saturday, November 27. The four are considered the leading female cantors in the country.

From left, cantors Rachel Goldman, Magda Fishman, Rachel Brook, and Laurie Akers in the first ever all female cantorial concert at the Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton Beach on Saturday, November 27. The four are considered the leading female cantors in the country.

From left, cantor Netanel Hershtik, with female cantors Rachel Goldman, Rachel Brook, Magda Fishman, and Laurie Akers.

From left, cantor Netanel Hershtik, with female cantors Rachel Goldman, Rachel Brook, Magda Fishman, and Laurie Akers.

Cantor Magda Fishman sang and played the horn during her solo rendition of

Cantor Magda Fishman sang and played the horn during her solo rendition of "What A Wonderful World," that led to a standing ovation after she was done.

Rabbi Marc Schneier took time to honor Barry Tucker before the start of the concert on Saturday night. Tucker, the son of world renowned cantor and opera singer Richard Tucker, is a noted philanthropist and has made important contributions to the cantorial and operatic worlds for decades.

Rabbi Marc Schneier took time to honor Barry Tucker before the start of the concert on Saturday night. Tucker, the son of world renowned cantor and opera singer Richard Tucker, is a noted philanthropist and has made important contributions to the cantorial and operatic worlds for decades.

authorCailin Riley on Nov 30, 2021
History was made on the bimah at the Hampton Synagogue on Saturday night when, for the first time, the congregation was treated to an all-female cantorial concert. Laurie Akers, Magda... more

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