DESTINATION PEACEEmanuel C. Perlman is a lyric tenor, recording artist, composer, lecturer, civic leader and clergyman. He is one in a long line of cantors, including his father of blessed memory, three brothers and three cousins, and has recently celebrated his 20th year at the historic Chizuk Amuno Congregation in Baltimore. He has received the Volunteer of the Year Award from the Pikesville, Maryland Chamber of Commerce.
He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music and Voice from Rhode Island College and a Masters Degree in Psychiatric Social Work from the Wurzweiller School of Social Work, Yeshiva University. He holds a Doctorate in Music, honoris causa, from the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York.
Manny has lectured and performed at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. and twice toured Cuba. He has appeared with the United States Marine Band, the United States Naval Academy Band and the Mormon Tabernacles in Bethesda and Salt Lake City. He has presented a program at Windsor Castle for the International Council for Caring Communities and has sung at the United Nations. He has made two previous CDs: Face to Face and Spiritual Ambrosia (Arabesque).
1. Laughing at the Sun MENENDEZ 3:47
2. In This Life REID AND SHAMBLIN 3:22
3. I Believe DRAKE, GRAHAM, SHIRL AND STILLMAN 3:20
4. That's What God Looks Like to Me IRWIN AND O'KUN 2:35
5. What a Wonderful World WEISS AND THIELE 2:46
6. You Raise Me Up GRAHAM AND LOWLAND 5:04
7. Face to Face PERLMAN 3:26
8. Destination Peace PERLMAN 4:28
9. Destination Peace (backing track) PERLMAN 4:23
English Chamber .Orchestra, Jeremy Swerling conductor 1-6
Voce Chamber Choir, Suzi Digby OBE director 1-4, 6
New London Children's Choir, Ronald Corp OBE director 6
American Vocal Ensemble, T. Herbert Dimmock conductor 7
John Warpinski guest vocalist, with Manny Perlman and Cassie Kremer 8
Dicky Deegan uilleann pipes 2, 6
Arrangers: Joshua Fishbein 1-6, T. Herbert Dimmock 7 John Warpinski 8, 9