Congregation Beth Israel presents a series of concerts of inspiring and uplifting music to listen to in your home.


September 14

We continue with a High Holy Days special: Prepare for the Shofar Sound with the Music of Louis Lewandowski (1821-1894) showcasing the talents of CBI Music Director Natasha Ulyanovsky on the synagogue’s historic 1934 Austin organ.
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September 1

Enjoy Jewish Jazz, showcasing clarinet player extraordinaire Carolyn Bernstein (with piano by CBI Music Director Natasha Ulyanovsky). The concert includes popular tunes by Benny Goodman, Kurt Weill, and Abraham Ellstein.
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August 17

Enjoy the sound of our own dedicated Shiranote and adult choir member Molly Singer, presenting My Favorite Things (with piano by CBI Music Director Natasha Ulyanovsky). The concert includes popular tunes by Harold Arlen, Nat King Cole, Antonio Carlos Jobim and others.

Molly has starred in CBI’s Purim Shpiels and has performed at the West Hartford Summer Arts Festival.
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August 3
Enjoy Music for Organ & Strings, featuring Peter Dzialo on cello and our own Musical Director Natasha Ulyanovsky on organ.
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July 20
The Music of Salamone Rossi, features music by outstanding Jewish violinist, singer and composer of the late Renaissance/Early Baroque Era.
Enjoy a musical interpretation by Musical Director Natasha Ulyanovsky
Watch this piece on the artist produced by the The Spielberg Jewish Film Archive
Listen to The Songs of Salamone


 

July 6
Being Alive features singer Patrick Buckley and Musical Director Natasha Ulyanovsky. The two are performing the works of Stephen Sondheim, Harold Arlen, Stephen Schwarz and more.
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Coming up July 20: The Music of Salamone Rossi, outstanding Jewish violinist, singer and composer of the late Renaissance/ Early Baroque Era.


June 22
Musical Morsels for a Summer Evening features our own Musical Director Natasha Ulyanovsky on the piano.
The concert includes music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Sergei Rachmaninoff,
Frederic Chopin, Enrique Granados, Albeniz Nazareth and Claude Debussy.
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June 7
Violin Moods features our own Musical Director Natasha Ulyanovsky accompanying Dan Monyak on the piano, playing works by A. Piazzolla, J. Massenet, and V. Monti.
Dan has been dedicated to the CBI music program for many years by playing for Kabbalat Shabbat services, Klezmer Band concerts, programs for SAGE and starring in Fiddler on the Roof in the CBI Spring musical. Dan graduated from Conard High School this Spring and is leaving us in September for college. We thank him for the gift of music he has brought to CBI and wish him this best as he carries on his passion for music.
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May 25
Yiddish Art Songs featuring Monika Krajewska and Musical Director Natasha Ulyanovsky.  The concert features music by George Gershwin, Abraham Ellstein, and Kurt Weill.
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May 11
Yiddish Theater and Broadway Tunes featuring Cantor Stephanie Kupfer and Natasha Ulyanovsky. Music by Rodgers & Hammerstein, Loewe & Lerner, Meredith Willson and more.

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April 27
Somewhere
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featuring Musical Director Natasha Ulyanovsky on piano and Max Schwimmer on saxophone. Music by Leonard Bernstein, John Williams and more.
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