Temple Sinai Announces Ben Steinberg Musical Legacy Award Winner

By Nicolas Quiroga

Temple Sinai has announced that Jaclyn Grossman is the winner of the Ben Steinberg Musical Legacy Award.

The award aims to champion the career of young Jewish artists from the Canadian community. As a result of her victory, on May 9, Grossman and will deliver a concert alongside pianist Rachael Kerr.

Grossman is a graduate of McGill University’s Schulich School of Music, where she received a diploma in Opera and Voice. Her repertory includes such operas as “La Clemenza di Tito,” “Albert Herring,” “Dialogues des Carm√©lites,” “Macbeth,” and Strauss’ “Four Last Songs,” which she performed with the OperaFest at Sewanee Summer Music Festival.

Grossman will appear in a performance of the “Shoah Songbook,” a concert series with the Harold Green Jewish Theatre in collaboration with Temple Sinai.

Temple Sinai’s Steinberg Award was created in 1996 in honor of Ben Steinberg upon his retirement from his post as the organization’s Director of Music.