Gila & Haim Wiener Archive

Chanuka Concert, 1989

A Chanukah Cantorial Concert in December 1989, from the archives of Gila & Haim Wiener.

Cantors:
Benzion Miller
Alberto Mizrachi
Yaakov Motzen

Accompanied by:
Maestro Daniel Gildar


Cantorial gems from the archives of Gila & Haim Wiener. A cantorial festival at sea, celebrity cruise line, January 2000.

Cantors:
Naftali Hershtik
Avi Albrecht
Israel Rand
Yaakov Motzen

Accompanied by:
Maestro Daniel Gildar – Piano
The Geulah Klezmer Band

Les Russkis Choir, conducted by

Moshe Stern and Friends in Concert, Moscow – 1990

Cantorial Gems from the Archives of Gila & Haim Wiener, a Cantorial Concert in the Moscow Music Conservatory Hall on June 25, 1989.

Cantors:
Moshe Stern
David Bagley
Louis Danto
P. Rabinovicz
Aryeh Braun

Accompanied by:
Maestro Daniel Gildar – Piano

Cantorial Concert at Congregation Beth Torah, Toronto on February 25th, 1991.

Cantors:
M. Shulhof
Y. Motzen
D. Bagley
A. Lubin
L. Karpinsky

Accompanied by:
Maestro D. Gildar
Beth Torah Choir, conducted by G. Fliisig



The 40th annual Convention of Cantors Assembly was celebrated with a grand concert in Jerusalem with a notable South African delegation that included the legendary Maestro Gus Levy, Cantor Oshy Tugendhaft  and the JJMC.

A. Mizrahi
M. Taube
I.

Private Concert in Miami Beach, 1987

From the Archives of Gila & Haim Wiener: A cantorial concert at a private residence in Miami Beach, 1987.

Cantors:
S. Miesels
D. Bagley
N. Lam
D. Lefkowitz
M. Luterman
Y. Motzen
P. Rabinovicz

Accompanied by:
D. Gildar – Piano
Mrs. A. Miesels – Piano

Cantorial Concert, Prague 1990

A Cantorial Concert Prague, 1990 from the Archives of Gila & Haim Wiener.

Cantors:
Yaakov Motzen
David Bagley
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Jam Session With Cantors: Bagley, Motzen, Miller

A highly entertaining impromptu cantorial jam session in Miami Beach, 1988.

Cantorial Recital Tribute to Cantor Zvi Aharoni

Cantor Aroni studied voice with Cantor Samuel Kavetsky and had a close relationship with the composer, Reuven Kosakoff. Many of their manuscripts can be found in the Collection. 

Cantor Aroni came to America in 1947 where

Cantorial Reception – March, 1988

Welcome reception in Miami, Florida to The Jerusalem Great Synagogue Choir, March, 1988.

Cantors:
David Bagley
E. Grosz
A. Lubin
Jack Mendelson
Benzion Miller
Alberto Mizrahi
Moshe Schulhof
Avi Albrecht
Avshalom Zfira

Soloist:
Naftali Hershtik
Netanel Hershtik

Accompanied by:
The

Private Cantorial Concert, January 1993

Cantorial Gems from the Archives of Gila & Haim Wiener, a private reception/recital that took place on January 13, 1993.

Cantors:
Yaakov Motzen
Moshe Schulhof
P. Rabinovicz

Accompanied by:
Maestro Daniel Gildar – Piano
The Moscow Choral Synagogue
Conductor – Mikhail Touretski

Cantorial Concert in Arad, Romania – 1987

Another installment from the archives of Gila & Haim Wiener: This concert took place in Arad, Romanina as part of the first historical cantorial mission to Romania in November 1987.

Cantors:

David Bagley
Benzion Miller
Yaakov Motzen

Accompanied by:
Daniel Gildar
Guest appearance by

Cantorial Concert in Timisoara, Romania, 1987

This video of a cantorial concert in Timisoara, Romania was part of the cantorial mission to, Romania in November of 1987 – sponsored by Gila & Haim Wiener.

Cantors:
Benzion Miller
Yaakov Motzen
David Bagley

Accompanied by:
Maestro Daniel Gildar

Video: Cantorial Concert in Transylvania, 1987

Haim Wiener presents another installment from the first historical cantorial mission to Romania. This video of from a concert that took place in the city of Oradea (Transylvania) in November of 1987.

Cantors:
David Bagley
Benzion Miller
Yaakov Motzen

Accompanied by:
Maestro D. Gildar

Cantorial Concert in Central Synagogue Cluj, Romania

This concert took place during the Cantorial Mission to Romania, at The Central Synagogue of Cluj, Romania in November 1988.

Cantors:
Benzion Miller
YaakovMotzen
David Bagley
Moshe Schulhof

Accompanied by:
Maestro Daniel Gildar

Full video of a cantorial concert in Arad Center Synagogue Romania during November, 1988.

The concert was part of The Historical Cantorial Mission to Eastern Europe.

Cantors:
David Bagley

Cantorial Jam Session – January, 1990.

A short cantorial jam session at a private residence in Miami on January 23, 1990 with cantors:

Yaakov Motzen
Bentzion Miller
Chaim Adler
Y. Schlesinger

Accompanied by:
Maestro Daniel Gildar



Song list: Areshest, Yiboneh

Video: Full Live Shabbos Service, December 1988

Watch a live video of a Friday evening and Shabbat morning service, including Hallel and Birkas Hachodesh. 

This was the first Cantorial mission to Moscow in December (Chanukah) of 1988.

Cantors:
D. Bagley
B.Z Miller
Y. Motzen

Cantorial Concert, 1993

This video of the 3rd Cantorial Concert 1993 of Beth Torah Miami Beach together with The Concert Choir of Florida International University, School of Music is from the archives of Gila & Haim Wiener.

The concert took

Video: Live Shabbos Chanukah, December 1988

Another gem from the archives of  Gila & Haim Wiener: A video recording of a live Shabbos Chanuka morning service led by four of the greatest Cantors:

David Bagley 
Benzion Miller