Anthony Russell will perform in Miami on Sunday, June 9th at 4:00 p.m. in the first
solo concert presented by the Winter Jewish Music Concert.
Tickets for the concert are now on sale online
http://www.jewishconcert.org/tickets/ or by calling 1-800-838-3006. General
admission for the concert is $18, and sponsor tickets are $36.
Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell was profiled this week in the Times of Israel. “If
you think you know what a Yiddish singing star looks like, think again. The new, hot
name in the world of Yiddish musical performance is Anthony Russell, and he’s a
33-year-old, 6’1’’ African-American hipster from Oakland, California,” the author
wrote. “Baptist-born and Jew by choice, opera singer Anthony Mordechai Tzvi
Russell’s ‘niggunim’ have soul.” Read the rest of the article
The concert will include a variety of music—Yiddish music, music in Hebrew, and
African American spirituals. Mr. Russell will be accompanied by Alan Mason, the Music Director of the Winter Jewish
The concert will be at Temple Israel of Greater Miami, 137 N.E. 19th Street, located
in the heart of the new Miami—blocks from the Arsht Center, Wynwood, and Midtown.