yaakov motzen Archive

Ana Avda – Netanel Hershtik & Yaakov Motzen

From the concert series “Chazonus in Chassidic Courts”, a lesson in cantorial improvisation.

Chazonus in Chassidic Courts (3)

A rather unique set of three concerts took place last week in Rechovot, Petach Tikva and Jerusalem.

The concerts theme

Chazonus in Chassidic Courts (2)

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


We usually do not post old video/audio clips, unless there is a special occasion such as a Yahrtzeit.

This clip however is an exception. It is Hashkiveinu from a Maariv service that took place on Rosh Chodesh Elul 5769,

Cantorial Cruise (3) – Cantors Albrecht, Hershtik, Motzen, Rand

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

Cantorial Cruise (6) – Cantors Albrecht, Amar, Hershtik, Motzen, Rand, Zelermeyer – Part 2

Cantorial gems from the archives of Gila & Haim Wiener. A cantorial festival at sea, celebrity cruise line, January 2004.

Cantors:
Avi Albrecht
Naftali Hershtik
Israel Rand
Yaakov Motzen
Gideon Zelermeyer

Accompanied by:
Maestro Daniel Gildar – Piano
Joe Amar
Tzemed Duo Reim

Cantorial Cruise (6) – Cantors Albrecht, Amar, Hershtik, Motzen, Rand, Zelermeyer – Part 1

Cantorial gems from the archives of Gila & Haim Wiener. A cantorial festival at sea, celebrity cruise line, January 2004.

Cantors:
Avi Albrecht
Naftali Hershtik
Israel Rand
Yaakov Motzen
Gideon Zelermeyer

Accompanied by:
Maestro Daniel Gildar – Piano
Joe Amar
Tzemed Duo Reim

Kol Dodi – Cantors Malovany & Motzen

Jam Session With Cantors: Bagley, Motzen, Miller

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

Concert With Cantors: Motzen, Zucker, Pivko

Elokai – Cantor Yaakov Motzen

From a recent concert in Petach Tikva, Israel. The concert was produced by the Cantorial School of Petach Tikva with the support of the local council.

Melave Malka with Cantors Motzen & Helfgot

Cantors Yaakov Motzen & Yitzchak Meir Helfgot participated in a Melava Malka headed by the Modhizter Rebbe in Boro Park.

Cantor Yaakov Motzen begins singing at minute 6:00 and Cantor Helfgot at around minute 9:00.

Dror Yikra (L. Glantz) sung four great Cantors: Chaim Adler (Great Synagogue, Jerusalem), Dudu Fisher, Yaakov Motzen (Bal Harbor, Florida) Israel Rand (Great Synagogue Ramat Gan).

Shoshanas Yaakov – Cantor Yaakov Motzen

In connection with Purim Katan (Tuesday) we present a video of Cantor Yaakov Mozten singing Shoshanas Yaakov (Modzitz) at concert in 2013.

He is accompanied by Maestro Elli Jaffe and The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra (under the auspices of the Israel Broadcasting Authority).

Four great cantors sing a medley of Shabbos songs. They are accompanied by Maestro Eli Jaffe.

From left to right: Israel Rand, Yaakov Mozten, Dovid Weinbach, Eliezer Vinograd.
Five cantors sing Hamavdil (Y. Rosenblatt) at a concert some years ago in Jerusalem.

Cantors:
Netanel Baram
Shlomo Glick
Tzuddik Greenwald
Yaakov Motzen
Moshe Schulhof

Havdalah & Chanukah Concert

The Second Cantorial Mission to Moscow, Chanukah (December) 1988. The concert begins with the Havdalah service, then continues with a wide range of Chanukah, Havadlah and Yiddish songs.

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

Accompanied by:
Maestro

Three Chanukah Songs, Three Cantors

Cantor Yaakov Motzen singing Maoz Tzur (P. Pinchik) at a Chanukah Concert that took place on December 24, 1989 At The Young Israel Beth-El Of Borough Park.
This video clip