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EYAL BITTON

Cantor, composer, lyricist, musical director, lecturer.
BIO

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MUSIC LECTURES

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Jewish Women in Song Flier 2016b

Michèle Tredger and Cantor Eyal Bitton present a musical lecture / recital featuring music made famous by a diverse array of gifted Jewish women such as Barbra Streisand, Dinah Shore, Bette Midler, Lesley Gore, Idina Menzel, and others.

  • Premiering at Toronto’s Beth Tikvah Synagogue in April 2016.[/spoiler]

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Jewish TV Theme Songs EB Web

Classic TV shows of the past gave us timeless TV theme songs, many of which were written by Jewish composers. With nostalgic video clips and sing-alongs, Cantor Eyal Bitton examines these memorable melodies and the talented people who wrote them.

  • Premiered at Toronto Jewish Music Week in 2015.[/spoiler]

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Jewish Rock Stars FLIER 2016

Cantor Eyal Bitton takes a wild look at some legendary and sometimes outrageous Jewish rock stars, including Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond, Gene Simmons, David Lee Roth, Bette Midler, and others. What makes them great? What makes them outrageous? And how Jewish are they?

  • Premiered at Toronto Jewish Music Week in 2014.[/spoiler]

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Les Miz Composer Flier GENIUS

Cantor Eyal Bitton takes a fascinating look at the music and genius of Claude-Michel Schönberg, composer of Miss Saigon, Les Misérables, and other works.

  • Premiered at Toronto Jewish Music Week in 2013. [/spoiler]

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Kosher Pop Music Flier

Prayers set to songs by the Beatles, ABBA, John Denver, Broadway hits, Hollywood hits, and others. We’ve heard them. What do we think of them? Kosher? Not kosher? Find out in this fun and thought-provoking musical lecture by Cantor Eyal Bitton.

  • Premiered at Toronto Jewish Music Week in 2012.[/spoiler]

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Chatzi Kaddish

Cantor Eyal Bitton’s creative adaptation of The House of the Rising Sun.

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Les Miz’s Genius Composer

Clips from Cantor Eyal Bitton’s fascinating musical lecture on the genius of Claude-Michel Schönberg, composer of Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Martin Guerre, and other works. With special guest, Michèle Tredger.

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On the Street Where You Live

Cantor Eyal Bitton in concert, singing On The Street Where You Live from Loewe and Lerner’s My Fair Lady.

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Purim Parody

Cantor Eyal Bitton performs a modern Purim song adapted from the classic Don’t Stop Believin’ by legendary rock group, Journey. Lyrics by Eyal Bitton.

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VIDEOS: Eyal Performances

On The Street Where You Live

El Nora Alila

Rock Me Maccabeus

Moroccan Kol Nidrei

National Anthems

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THE TIMES OF ISRAEL

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CD

HIGH HOLIDAY MEMORIES

Timeless Moroccan & Sephardi Classics

Listen to clips from this unique recording.

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VIDEOS: Theatrical Productions

From MISS PERSIA The Musical

From KING DAVID The Musical

Journey to Jerusalem – Eyal Bitton oratorio

From Moses The Musical

The Magical Map – Eyal Bitton children’s play

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ARTICLES ON JUDAISM & COMMUNITY

Can I Tell You a Secret?

Sermon by Ethan Stolar May 7, 2016 at Beth Jacob Synagogue on…

Creating Something Greater Than Ourselves

Sermon by Alex Tessier March 5, 2016 at Beth Jacob Synagogue on…

Angels Among Us

There's a section in the Amidah called the Kedushah, which means…

The Search for Acceptance

Sermon by Cantor Eyal Bitton December 5, 2015 at Beth Jacob…

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VIDEOS: Musical Direction & Arrangements

Zimriyah Toronto.
Musical direction by Eyal Bitton.

The Reel Jewish Experience. 
Orchestrations and musical direction by Eyal Bitton.

Eyal conducts Ki Beiti.

Ah! El Novio.
Orchestrations by Eyal Bitton.

Eyal conducts Havienu.

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