Song of Songs
Chazzan Shimon Farkas is firmly established as one of the great cantors of our time, regularly invited as a guest cantor and concert artist throughout the world. At the age of 22, he was appointed as the Cantor of Australia s largest Orthodox congregation, The Central Synagogue of Sydney, Australia, where he served for 15 years. In 1987, Chazzan Farkas, was appointed the Cantor of the famed Concord Resort Hotel in the Catskill Region, where he drew capacity crowds each Passover and High Holy days. He was reappointed to his current position of Chief Cantor when the new Central Synagogue was consecrated in May 1998. Shimon continues to thrill audiences with his extensive repertoire, spanning seven languages. In 2008 he was awarded the order of Australia Medal for his services to The Central Synagogue and the Jewish community.