Happy Birthday Harry…and a great night out for all

March 4, 2011 by Henry Benjamin
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Israeli superstar Dudu Fisher led a 2,000 strong audience in singing “Happy Birthday to You” at the Sydney Convention Centre last night.


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Fisher, in Australia for Chabad concerts in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane enchanted his audience with stunning performances of songs sung in English, French, Ladino, Yiddish and Hebrew.

Backed by a big band he had been introduced to only four days before, Fisher told the story of how he herd the news of being accepted for the Jean Valbonne role in Les Miserables around Yom Kippur and then sang one song combinging the musical’s star’s marquee song with an outstanding redition of Kol Nidre.

Yeshive benefactor and outstanding philanthropist Harry Triguboff double his enjoyment of the evening by celebrating his birthday an…en event Fisher made the most of.

Also attending last night;s concert was Israeli AMbassador Yuval Rotem and his wife Miri.

Fisher, who travelled from Israel to Australia with his pianist and drummer transposed many well known Jewish themes into unusual musical styles including a reggae version of “If I were a Rich Man.”

The opening act brought the audience to its feet. Eight-yr-old Perth pianist Shuan Hern-Li played Bach’e Prelude form his English Suite followed by “The Flight of the Bumble Bee.”

Chabad NSW organisers told J-Wire: “We are delighted by the evening’s success. It was a show not to be missed.”



Dudu Fisher and Shuan

Harry Triguboff cuts his cake

Toast from Ambassador Rotem













Dudu Fisher


Shuan meets Bach









Watch Dudu combine Kol Nidre and Les Miserables


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