Tosca: "Recondita Armonia"
Performed By Eliezer Kepecs, Antonello Gotta & The Compagnia D'opera Italiana Orchestra
Album UPC 888174022529
CD Baby Track ID 12135122
Label Kepecs Productions
Released 2013-12-02
BPM 135
Rated 0
ISRC usx9p1321536
Year 2013
Spotify Plays 496
Writers
Writer Giacomo Puccini
Pub Co Public Domain
Composer Giacomo Puccini
Clearance Sync & All Media Uses
Rights Controlled Master and Public Domain
Rights Easy Clear: Public Domain
Original/Cover/Public Domain public domain
Country United States - New York

Description

Lyric Tenor, Eliezer Kepecs recorded 40 tracks of some of the most beautiful Neapolitan and Operatic pieces of music ever to grace the stage, & it's all found on one album, on 2 CDs! Sung in 4 languages, a must have in one's Classical Music Library.

Notes

Eliezer Kepecs, tenor
Eliezer Kepecs is a Synagogue Cantor (Hazzan), Educator, fine artist, inventor, and Motivational Speaker. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Yeshiva College, a Bachelor of Science in Jewish History, & a Hebrew Teacher's Diploma from Isaac Breuer College of Hebraic Studies at Yeshiva University, while studying to be a Cantor at the Belz School of Jewish Music of Yeshiva University. He completed his Rabbinic Semichah studies at The American Seminary for Contemporary Judaism, & was awarded Yoreh Yoreh Rabbinic Semicha Ordination from Tifereth Yisroel Yeshiva.

Singing in 7 languages, Cantor Eliezer Kepecs has graced many an audience in concerts worldwide as an operatic tenor, with a repertoire that includes Classical Cantorial, Yiddish, Israeli, Neapolitan & Spanish Folk songs, as well as Italian, French, American, & German opera. He has given tribute concerts in memory of other singers, and now is dedicating this album to the memory of his favorite tenor, Luciano Pavarotti who passed away in 2007.

Eliezer Kepecs has served as Cantor & Educator, teaching B'nai Mitzvah & Judaic classes, & running adult education programs. In addition to freelancing as a Hazzan, he has served as Cantor of Brooklyn New York's Kingsway Jewish Center, and Yonkers' Orthodox Community of Colonial Heights. He currently teaches fourth and fifth graders Judaic studies at Temple Sinai, bar mitzvah training, and does public speaking on leadership development.

He helped train and sang with the Russian Evocans Chorale, the Yeshiva Mizrachi L'banim boys choir, & the HAFTR Boys Choir. He led High Holy Day services with the Beth T'filoh Choral Ensemble of Baltimore, Maryland, B'nei Israel Congregation, & sang in Montreal, with the Shaar Hashomayim Choral Society.

He has sung at New York's Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, Merkin Hall, The Colden Center Auditorium, & Lefrack Hall of Queens College, in a Passover musical entitled, "A Seder in a Flat," & appeared in the movie "A Stranger Among Us."

In 2005, Cantor Kepecs sang in the Great Synagogue of Rome in a cantorial concert that was televised throughout Italy, designed to help build bridges of understanding with other religions. He has sung before dignitaries and Heads of State. In 2004, Cantor Kepecs was appointed "Professor of Cantorial Studies" at The American Seminary for Contemporary Judaism, & served on its Board of Directors. He served for many years as Vice President of the Jewish Ministers Cantors Association of America, also known as the Chazzanim Farband. He helped organize, produce, and perform in concerts for Meir Panim soup kitchens in Israel, in campaigns for "Feed the Hungry Children" as well as other fund raising events. He has sung in concerts at Merkin Hall in New York City to raise money for the plight of Gush Katif refugees in Israel. In October 2006, Cantor Eliezer Kepecs toured Israel with The JMCA, singing in concerts in Haifa, & Jerusalem, which were sponsored by The Jerusalem Municipality, & Israeli Ministry of Tourism.

Cantor Eliezer Kepecs' singing credits include "The CCA: In Concert," "The JMCA: 2003 Cantors Concert," & the American opera, "The Eglantine," where he played the lead tenor role of Gershon in its World Premiere performances. The album, "introducing... Eliezer Kepecs' Greatest Hits," marks the artist's debut solo album.






CREDITS:
Album: introducing... Eliezer Kepecs' Greatest Hits
Tenor: Rabbi Cantor Eliezer Kepecs
Produced by record label: Kepecs Productions
All Artwork & Landscape Photography: Eliezer Kepecs
Headshots: Rebenko Photography commissioned by Eliezer Kepecs
Recording Technician: Eliezer Kepecs
Mixed by: Eliezer Kepecs
Mechanical Licenses: Harry Fox Agency (all rights reserved.)
[5] Orchestra by Richard Hayman & The Manhattan Pops Orchestra (all rights reserved.)
[23] Orchestra by Alfredo Antonini & His Orchestra (all rights reserved.)
[24] Composite Orchestra by Eliezer Kepecs and Pistas Profesional (all rights reserved.)
[28] Orchestra by Bella Donna (all rights reserved.)
[32] Composite Orchestra by Eliezer Kepecs (all rights reserved.)
[38] Orchestra by John Landor & The Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra (all rights reserved. Licensed by Musical Concepts)
[1, 21, 40] Orchestra by Pocket Songs (all rights reserved. Licensed by M.M.O. Used By Permission)
Remaining orchestras by Antonello Gotta & The Compagnia d'Opera Italiana Orchestra and Chorus (all rights reserved. Licensed by G7 Music Group S.r.l.)
Final Macbeth track outtake performed exclusively by Eliezer Kepecs as Tenor, Baritono, Basso, and Soprano.
©2013 All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws.
Manufactured in U.S.A.
If we have inadvertently violated any copyright, please contact us immediately for Rights Negotiation, or removal.
contact: eliezerkepecs@cantorial.info

I would like to thank everyone who helped make this project possible; all my sponsors who helped me raise the money I needed, and a very special thank you to my wonderful wife, Melissa, and incredible parents, Rosa and Walter, who have always helped me achieve my goals. May God bless you always. -Eliezer Kepecs

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