Pittsfield: Jewish opera singers are subject of program

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The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires will sponsor the program, "Great Jewish Opera Singers," with Professor Peter Podol at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road.

Podol will present a musical survey of the best from the 1920s through the 1980s using audio and video recordings, including some "live" performances. Among the artists to be heard: Alexander Kipnis, Joseph Schmidt, Rise Stevens, Leonard Warren, Robert Merrill, Richard Tucker, and Roberta Peters.

The program is open to the public at a cost of $3.

Information: Nancy Maurice Rogers at (413) 442-4360, ext. 15.


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