Opera and Theater with David Serero

Conversation with the Rabbi

Oct 7 2021 • 40 mins

Rabbi Michael Beyo and Dr. Adrian McIntyre talk with opera singer, actor, producer, director, and author David Serero about depictions of Jewish characters in the arts.

Actor and baritone David Serero has received international recognition and critical acclaim from all over the world. At 39 years old, he has already performed more than 2,500 concerts and performances throughout the world, in more than 45 countries. He starred in over 100 films and TV series, recorded over 50 albums and played more than 50 lead and title roles (in several languages) from the opera, theatre, and musicals repertoire. In New York, he starred Off-Broadway as Shylock, Cyrano, Othello, Barabas, Yiddish King Lear, Don Giovanni, Figaro, Romeo, Nabucco...and in Paris as Don Quixote (Man of La Mancha) and Happy Mac (Beggar' Holiday). He entered the prestigious Who's Who in America for demonstrating outstanding achievements in the entertainment world and for the betterment of contemporary society. In 2019, he received the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, the Morocco Day Distinguished Achievement Award, and the Trophy of the Culture of Morocco, and was named among the 15 most influential Moroccans worldwide by Royal Air Maroc, Morocco's airline. David Serero is a member of the Recording Academy and the Television Academy and a voting member both of the Grammys and Emmys. In 2020, he received the Award for Diversity by the UNESCO in Paris.

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