New York Festival of Song Announces 2023 Edition of ‘Goyishe Christmas to You’

By David Salazar

The New York Festival of Song will present “A Goyishe Christmas to You” on Dec. 14, 2022 at the Kaufman Music Center.

The concert will feature music by such composers as Howard Levitsky, Frank Loesser, David Javerbaum, Jay Livingston, Johnny Marks, Joan Javits, Roy Zimmerman, Mel Tormé, David Friedman, and Irving Berlin. Among the works performed will be “White Christmas,” “Candle in My Window,” “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” Silver Bells,” “The Christmas Song,” and “My Simple Christmas Song.”

Performers include Lauren Worsham, Donna Breitzer, Rebecca Jo Loeb, Alex Mansoori, and William Socolof. Joshua Breitzer is the cantor with Steven Blier as the pianist and host. Also on the slate is clarinetist Alan R. Kay.

The “Goyishe Christmas” concert was first conceived in 2010 at HENRY’s and is now entering its 13th year.

The concert will kick off at 7 p.m.