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For over a century, Holy Blossom has been a beacon for extraordinary musical performances and presentations We have also hosted incredible literary series with award-winning authors, wonderful film presentations and discussion, tours of world-class destinations, fine art exhibits and cooking demonstrations.
While an arts and culture centre is not a new concept, the Centre for Arts and Culture at Holy Blossom Temple will be a unique offering with community at its core. The community aspect of The Holy Blossom Temple Centre for Arts and Culture is what will make it possible for us to offer two tiers of programming for our membership and the community at large. Offering world-class entertainment will enable our Centre to be a magnet for all of those who have an affinity for the arts. At the same time, we will be able to offer community-based programs and educational opportunities for all ages.
“Impossible Dream/Prayer for Peace”
A mash-up of this “Man of Lamancha” classic with the hope and prayer for peace. Created for the Installation Service of Cantor David Rosen as the Senior Cantor and Music Director of Holy Blossom Temple.
A collaboration of two wonderful choirs of different faiths celebrating the work of Frontline and Healthcare workers during the Coronavirus pandemic.
“When You Believe”
A spirited rendition from the Disney Classic, “Prince of Egypt.” Performed by the Temple Singers of Holy Blossom as part of the 2020 Interfaith “Gifts of Light” concert.
Second Annual “Gifts of Light” Concert
Our 2nd Annual Interfaith Holiday Concert Honouring The Indigenous Community.
Chanukah Candle Blessings -Stephen Paige
A contemporary version of these sacred blessings to help us celebrate the Festival of Lights
Performed and written by Stephen Paige in honour of the “Gifts of Life” Interfaith Concert.
Coming Out of the Dark/You’ll Never Walk Alone
A mash-up of two songs that help anyone who is going through a difficult time realize the light at the end of the tunnel. Performed by Cantor David Rosen and renowned Canadian Jazz superstar, Julie Michels. Piano and arrangement by Jason Jestadt.
Time, Love and Tenderness
A new take on a Michael Bolton classic, sung by the great Julie Michels.
Piano accompaniment and arrangement by Jason Jestadt.
Never Gonna Break My Faith
A soul-stirring rendition of the Aretha Franklin classic sung by Canada’s mother of soul, Jackie Richardson. Piano accompaniment and arrangement by Jason Jestadt.
Light of the World/This Little Light of Mine
A collaboration of two of Canada’s greatest souls sisters, Julie Michels and Jackie Richardson. Piano and arrangement by Jason Jestadt.
String Quartet #53
“The Lark” Mvt. #1 by F. Hayden & Holiday Medley
Performed by members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra In honour of the “Gifts of Light” Interfaith concert, 2020
Song for A Winter’s Night
A beautiful rendition of a Gordon Lightfoot classic, sung by the world-renowned tenor, Richard Margison. Piano and arrangement by Jason Jestadt.
A stirring rendition of this Jason Robert Brown piece sung by singer/actor George Masswohl. Piano, Jason Jestadt.
To learn more about The Centre for Arts & Culture at Holy Blossom Temple, please contact Cantor David Rosen at (416) 789-3291 ext. 223 or email [email protected].