Combining the sophistication of classical music with the emotional power and broad reach of pop
has been a lifelong pursuit for Bernard Weinstock. As a child, he was drawn equally to the Tschaikovsky and Beethoven albums in his parents'
record collection as to the lyrical Israeli popular music of the 1970s. A transformative experience
was listening to Rick Wakeman's "Journey to the Center of the Earth" at age 11; hearing the