This will be a Jewish cultural gala, a festive concert held at the Latvian National Opera House in honour of the Jewish New Year 5771. Performers included the famous „Hassid Capella” from Moscow, the men’s choral group „Balsis” („Voices”) from Riga, distinguished contemporary cantor Joseph Malovany from the USA, Israeli cantor Colin Shachat and young cantors from Israel. The Liepaja symphony orchestra accompanied the choruses. Together, orchestra and singers performed an extensive selection of classical, liturgical and folk music. Of special note – Joseph Malovany sang spiritual songs by his teacher and Riga’s cantor, Shlomo Ravetz.