Music & Opera News

In 2016, Aaron Howard wrote in JHV Online the following “The entrance of Jewish musicians into the Gentile world of music didn’t really start until after Emancipation,” said Ann Thompson of ‘let’s go to the opera’ fame. “After 1789, Jewish talent was recognized as being phenomenal – be it composing, performing, writing librettos or the impresario business. Jews became part of the musical establishment in Western Europe.”

Indeed, history is replete with the names of talented Jews whose contribution to the music scene has been of major consequence. In the first of a new series on Jewish TV Channel we introduce the life and times of Leonard Bernstein. READ MORE