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Festival Programme

Saturday, 17.3

Concert No. 1 - An Organ  Recital

Concert No. 2 - Love me or leave me

A Homage for J. B. Bach

 Noam Vazana, Nina Simone and Bach

12:00 Redeemer Church Jerusalem  14:00 – Beit Hayotzer, Tel Aviv

Istvan Ella, organ (Hungary)

In cooperation with the Israeli Organ Society

Noam Vazana, Ofer Portugaly, Arieh Volinez and Eitan Itzcovich in a tribute to Nina Simone

showing how her works are linked to the roots of classical music and J.S. Bach.

 

 

Concert No. 3 - Magnificat

 
20:30 - Jerusalem International YMCA                                                  

J. S. Bach - Magnificat, BWV 243

CPE - Magnificat, No. 215, H. 772                                                                                                                                                                                     

פיליפ פיירלו
Philippe Pierlot, conductor

The arrival of Phlippe Pierlot to the festival was made possible by Wallonie-Bruxelles Inernational

קרן וולוני

Cecilia Soloists Ensemble, Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra  

 

Sunday, 18.3

Concert No. 4 - A Piano Recital

Concert No. 3 - Magnificat

Piano Recital  20:30 - Rappaport Hall, Haifa
 17:00 – Eden Tamir Music Center, Ein Karem

J. S. Bach - Magnificat, BWV 243

CPE - Magnificat, No. 215, H. 772        

                        

 Guy Slapak, Michael Zertzekel, piano  Philippe Pierlot, conductor

Preludes, fugues and passacaglias of Liszt, Schedrin, Mendelssohn and Brahms and movements from Villa Lobos Bachianas Brasileras

 

Cecilia Soloists Ensemble,

Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra                     

Concert No. 6- Love me or leave me  

 

Noam Vazana, Nina Simone and Bach 

 

 20:30 – Eden Tamir Music Center, Ein Karem

 

Noam Vazana, Ofer Portugaly, Arieh Volinez and Eitan Itzcovich in a tribute to Nina Simone showing how her works are linked to the roots of classical music and J.S. Bach.

 נועם וזאנה

 

Monday, 19.3

Concert No. 7 - Magnificat

Concert No. 8 - Art of the Fugue

 20:30 - Zucker Hall, Tel Aviv              20:30 - International Jerusalem YMCA 

 J. S. Bach - Magnificat, BWV 243

CPE - Magnificat, No. 215, H. 772    

Concert and talk on one of the most mysterious

but magical works of Bach

 Philippe Pierlot, conductor

Mirna Herzog, Shai Kribus, Yaakov Rubinstein,

Natanel Pollak, Tal Arbel.

Cecilia Soloists Ensemble, Convener: Dr. Alon Schab
Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra  
   

 

יום ג', 20.3

 Master-class with Philippe Pierlot

 Concert No. 9 - the Next Generation

 16:00 - Jerusalem Music Academy                                                                                                            16:00 - Jerusalem International YMCA

For invitees only.

Selected young musicians from Magnificat Conservatory and other conservatories throughout the country in a concert devoted to the music of J.S. Bach and his contemporaries.

Concert No. 10 - Bach's Legacy

 

 Concert No. 11 - Love me or leave me

 20:30 - Jerusalem International YMCA  20:30 - Beer Sheva Conservatory
 Works by Britten, Bloch and Grieg  Noam Vazana, Nina Simone and Bach

Galilee Chamber Orchestra

Gaddiel Dombrowner, conductor

In collaboration with Polyphony Foundation

 

Noam Vazana, Ofer Portugaly, Arieh Volinez and Eitan Itzcovich in a tribute to Nina Simone showing how her works are linked to the roots of classical music and J.S. Bach.                                                                              

 

 נועם וזאנה

 

Wednesday, 21.3

Bach's 333 Birthday Anniversary

International symposium on the Magnificat

Concert No. 12- The Small Magnificats

10.00-12.00  Music Center, Mishkenot Shaananim

13.30  Music Center, Mishkenot Shaananim

Convener: Alon Schab

Vocal and instrumental Magnificats by 

Pachelbel, Charpentier and Vivaldi

Participants: Dr. Boriss Avramecs (Latvia), Dr. Yonatan Bar Yoshafat.

The language of the symposium will be English. Free entrance

                                                                                                  

Adaya Peled, soprano; David Feldman, countertenor; Yonathan Swissa, tenor; Yair Polischuk, bass

Players of the Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra

 

   
   Baroque ensemble (11)a (Medium)
 דמיטרי סינקובסקי

Concert No. 13 - Festive closing concert

Bach's Partitas performed by Dmitry Sinkovsky

 

 

   20:30 - International Jerusalem YMCA
 

The distinguished Baroque violinist Dmitry Sinkovsky in a recital of Bach's Partitas for solo violin

 

 

 

Exhibition from Bach Haus in Eisenach

The exhibition from Bach House in Eisenach will be on display in the foyer of the YMCA hotel. The exhibition will be open to the public and include guided sessions.

 

The Festival is supported by the Jerusalem Municipality, the Jerusalem Foundation, Lyons Foundation, and the Ministry of Culture

We wish to thank our collaborators: The Jerusalem Developmental Authority, Jerusalem International YMCA, The Israeli Organ Association, The Haifa Chamber Music Association, Heikhal Hatarbut Tel Aviv


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Bach in Jerusalem Festival

 

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Bach in Jerusalem Festival

March 17-21 , 2018

333 to the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach

Full programme

 

Saturday, 17.3.18

Concert 1

Pre-opening – organ recital

Tribute to Johann Sebastian Bach

 

12.00 Church of the Redeemer, Jerusalem

 

Istvan Ella (Hungary), organ

Works by J.S. Bach for solo organ

 

Concert 2

Love me or Leave me

Noam Vazana, Nina Simone and Bach

 

14:00 – Bet Hayotzer, Tel Aviv

 

Noam Vazana, Ofer Portugaly, Arieh Volinez and Eitan Itzcovich in a tribute to Nina Simone showing how her works are linked to the roots of classical music and of J.S. Bach.

 

Concert 3

The Magnificat

20.30 - International YMCA, Jerusalem

 

Philippe Pierlot, conductor (Belgium)

Cecilia Singers, choir and soloists

Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra

 

J.S. Bach - Magnificat BWV 243

C.F.E. Bach - Magnificat Wq 215/ H. 772

 

 

Sunday, 18.3.18

Concert 4

Piano recital

 

17.00  Eden-Tamir (Targ) Center, Ein Karem

 Guy Slapak, Michael Zertzekel, piano

 Preludes, fugues and passacaglias by Liszt, Shchedrin, Mendelssohn and Brahms as well as excerpts from Bachianas Brasilieras by Villa Lobos

 

Concert 5

The Magnificat

20.30  Rappaport Hall, Haifa

 

Philippe Pierlot, conductor (Belgium)

Cecilia Singers, choir and soloists

Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra

 

J.S. Bach Magnificat No. 243

C.F.E. Bach  Magnificat Wq 215/H. 772

 

 

Concert 6

Love me or Leave me

Noam Vazana, Nina Simone and Bach

 

20.30  International YMCA, Jerusalem

Noam Vazana, Ofer Portugaly, Arieh Volinez and Eitan Itzcovich in a tribute to Nina Simone showing how her works are linked to the roots of classical music and of J.S. Bach.

 

Monday, 19.3.2018

Concert 7

Magnificat

20.30 Zucker Hall, Tel Aviv

 

Philippe Pierlot, conductor (Belgium)

Cecilia Singers, choir and soloists

Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra

 

J.S. Bach Magnificat No. 243

C.F.E. Bach  Magnificat Wq 215/H. 772

 

 

Concert 8

Art of the Fugue

Concert and talk on one of the most mysterious but magical works of Bach

20.30   International YMCA Jerusalem

 

Participants: Mirna Herzog, Shai Kribus, Yaakov Rubinstein, Natanel Pollak, Tal Arbel.

Convener: Dr. Alon Schab

 

Tuesday, 20.3.18

Masterclass with Philippe Pierlot

16.00 Academy of Music and Dance, Jerusalem.

For invitees only.

 

Concert 9

Students’ concert

17.00   Magnificat Conservatory

Selected young musicians from Magnificat Conservatory and other conservatories throughout the country in a concert devoted to the music of J.S. Bach and his contemporaries.

 

Concert 10

Bach's Legacy

20.30  International YMCA Jerusalem

 

The Galilee Orchestra from the Nazareth Polyphony Foundation for the first ever performance in Jerusalem, in which they will play music by composers from the 18th century to today .

Music by Grieg, Birtten and Bloch

 

Wednesday 21.3.18

Bach’s birthday – celebrating 333 years of his birth

International symposium on the Magnificat

10.00-12.00  Music Center, Mishkenot Shaananim

Convener: Alon Schab

Participants: Dr. Boriss Avramecs (Latvia), Dr. Yonatan Ben Yehoshafat.

The language of the symposium will be English. Free entrance

 

Concert 11

The Small Magnificats

13.30  Music Center, Mishkenot Shaananim

Magnificats for the keyboard, and chamber groups.

 

Adaya Peled, soprano; David Feldman, countertenor; Yonathan Swissa, tenor; Yair Polischuk, bass

 

Magnificats by Pachelbel, Charpentier and Vivaldi

 

Concert 13

Festive Closing Concert - The Partitas of Bach

20.30   International YMCA Jerusalem

The distinguished Baroque violinist Dmitry Sinkovsky in a recital of Bach's Partitas for solo violin

 

Exhibition on Magnificats

The exhibition from Bach House in Eisenach will be on display in the foyer of the YMCA hotel. The exhibition will be open to the public and include guided sessions.

 

 


עונת הקונצ
עונת הקונצרטים 2017-2018

 

פייסבוק עונה 17-18

Concert No. 1

Monteverdi's Vespers

Claudio Monteverdi – Vespro della Beata Vergine, 1610

*Noting 450 years to Monteverdi's birth*

 

Andrew Parrott, conductor

Rodrigo del Pozo, tenor

Soloists from Israel and abroad

 

Tuesday, 31/10/2017 at 20:00 – The Israeli Conservatory of Music Tel Aviv

Wednesday, 1/11/2017 at 20:00 – International YMCA Jerusalem

 

 

Concert No. 2

A Christmas Special

*Noting 250 years to Telemann's death*

 

David Shemer, conductor

Adaya Peled, soprano; Avital Dery, alto; Hillel Sherman, tenor; guy Pelc, baritone

Drora Bruck, recorder; Idit Shemer, flute and recorder; Noam Schuss, Dafna Ravid and Smadar Shidlowsky, violin

 

Vocal and instrumental music by George Philippe Telemann

 

Saturday, 2/12/2017 at 11:00 – Catholic Church, Mar Alias, Haifa

Tuesday, 5/12/2017 at 20:00 – The Israeli Conservatory of Music Tel Aviv

Wednesday, 6/11/2017 at 20:00 – International YMCA Jerusalem

 

 

Concert No. 3

Cembalo con piano e forte

*Noting 230 for CPE Bach's death*

 

David Shemer, conductor and harpsichord soloist

Gili Loftus, piano-forte

 

Works for piano-forte and orchestra by CPE Bach and Mozart

 

Tuesday, 16.1.2018 at 20:00 – Israeli Conservatory of Music, Tel Aviv

Wednesday, 17.1.2018 at 20:00 – International YMCA Jerusalem

 

 

Concert No. 4

Vivaldi's violin

*Noting 230 to Pisendel's birthday*

Kati Debretzeni, conductor and violin soloist

 

Works by Bach, Telemann, Pisendel and Vivaldi

 

Thursday, 15.2.2018 at 20:00 – International YMCA Jerusalem

Tuesday, 20.2.2018 at 20:00 – The Israeli Conservatory of Music, Tel Aviv

 

 

Concert No. 5

French Exotica

* Noting 350 years to the birth of Francois Couperin*

 

David Shemer, conductor

Ye'ela Avital, soprano

Anat Czarni, mezzo-soprano

 

Works Muffat, Couperin and Rameau

 

Saturday, 28.4.2018 at 12:00 – Krieger Hall, Haifa

Tuesday, 1.5/2018 at 20:00 – The Israeli Conservatory of Music, Tel Aviv

Wednesday, 2.5.2018 at 20:00 – International YMCA Jerusalem

 

 

Concert No. 6

Beauty and the beast

*Noting 310 years to the premiere of Handel's "Aci Galate and Polifemo*

 

Yizhar Karshon, conductor

Claire Meghnagi, soprano

Shahar Lavi, mezzo-soprano

Denis Sedov, bass

 

Tuesday, 26.6.2018 at 20:00 – The Israeli Conservatory of Music, Tel Aviv

Wednesday, 27.6.2018 at 20:00 – International YMCA Jerusalem

Saturday, 30.6.2018 at 11:00 – The Greek Orthodox Church, Haifa

 

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Bach in Je
Bach in Jerusalem Festival

 

header bach festival

Bach in Jerusalem Festival

March 17-21 , 2018

333 to the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach

Full programme

 

Saturday, 17.3.18

Concert 1

Pre-opening – organ recital

Tribute to Johann Sebastian Bach

 

12.00 Church of the Redeemer, Jerusalem

 

Istvan Ella (Hungary), organ

Works by J.S. Bach for solo organ

 

Concert 2

Love me or Leave me

Noam Vazana, Nina Simone and Bach

 

14:00 – Bet Hayotzer, Tel Aviv

 

Noam Vazana, Ofer Portugaly, Arieh Volinez and Eitan Itzcovich in a tribute to Nina Simone showing how her works are linked to the roots of classical music and of J.S. Bach.

 

Concert 3

The Magnificat

20.30 - International YMCA, Jerusalem

 

Philippe Pierlot, conductor (Belgium)

Cecilia Singers, choir and soloists

Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra

 

J.S. Bach - Magnificat BWV 243

C.F.E. Bach - Magnificat Wq 215/ H. 772

 

 

Sunday, 18.3.18

Concert 4

Piano recital

 

17.00  Eden-Tamir (Targ) Center, Ein Karem

 Guy Slapak, Michael Zertzekel, piano

 Preludes, fugues and passacaglias by Liszt, Shchedrin, Mendelssohn and Brahms as well as excerpts from Bachianas Brasilieras by Villa Lobos

 

Concert 5

The Magnificat

20.30  Rappaport Hall, Haifa

 

Philippe Pierlot, conductor (Belgium)

Cecilia Singers, choir and soloists

Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra

 

J.S. Bach Magnificat No. 243

C.F.E. Bach  Magnificat Wq 215/H. 772

 

 

Concert 6

Love me or Leave me

Noam Vazana, Nina Simone and Bach

 

20.30  International YMCA, Jerusalem

Noam Vazana, Ofer Portugaly, Arieh Volinez and Eitan Itzcovich in a tribute to Nina Simone showing how her works are linked to the roots of classical music and of J.S. Bach.

 

Monday, 19.3.2018

Concert 7

Magnificat

20.30 Zucker Hall, Tel Aviv

 

Philippe Pierlot, conductor (Belgium)

Cecilia Singers, choir and soloists

Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra

 

J.S. Bach Magnificat No. 243

C.F.E. Bach  Magnificat Wq 215/H. 772

 

 

Concert 8

Art of the Fugue

Concert and talk on one of the most mysterious but magical works of Bach

20.30   International YMCA Jerusalem

 

Participants: Mirna Herzog, Shai Kribus, Yaakov Rubinstein, Natanel Pollak, Tal Arbel.

Convener: Dr. Alon Schab

 

Tuesday, 20.3.18

Masterclass with Philippe Pierlot

16.00 Academy of Music and Dance, Jerusalem.

For invitees only.

 

Concert 9

Students’ concert

17.00   Magnificat Conservatory

Selected young musicians from Magnificat Conservatory and other conservatories throughout the country in a concert devoted to the music of J.S. Bach and his contemporaries.

 

Concert 10

Bach's Legacy

20.30  International YMCA Jerusalem

 

The Galilee Orchestra from the Nazareth Polyphony Foundation for the first ever performance in Jerusalem, in which they will play music by composers from the 18th century to today .

Music by Grieg, Birtten and Bloch

 

Wednesday 21.3.18

Bach’s birthday – celebrating 333 years of his birth

International symposium on the Magnificat

10.00-12.00  Music Center, Mishkenot Shaananim

Convener: Alon Schab

Participants: Dr. Boriss Avramecs (Latvia), Dr. Yonatan Ben Yehoshafat.

The language of the symposium will be English. Free entrance

 

Concert 11

The Small Magnificats

13.30  Music Center, Mishkenot Shaananim

Magnificats for the keyboard, and chamber groups.

 

Adaya Peled, soprano; David Feldman, countertenor; Yonathan Swissa, tenor; Yair Polischuk, bass

 

Magnificats by Pachelbel, Charpentier and Vivaldi

 

Concert 13

Festive Closing Concert - The Partitas of Bach

20.30   International YMCA Jerusalem

The distinguished Baroque violinist Dmitry Sinkovsky in a recital of Bach's Partitas for solo violin

 

Exhibition on Magnificats

The exhibition from Bach House in Eisenach will be on display in the foyer of the YMCA hotel. The exhibition will be open to the public and include guided sessions.

 

 


עונת הקונצ
עונת הקונצרטים 2017-2018

 

פייסבוק עונה 17-18

Concert No. 1

Monteverdi's Vespers

Claudio Monteverdi – Vespro della Beata Vergine, 1610

*Noting 450 years to Monteverdi's birth*

 

Andrew Parrott, conductor

Rodrigo del Pozo, tenor

Soloists from Israel and abroad

 

Tuesday, 31/10/2017 at 20:00 – The Israeli Conservatory of Music Tel Aviv

Wednesday, 1/11/2017 at 20:00 – International YMCA Jerusalem

 

 

Concert No. 2

A Christmas Special

*Noting 250 years to Telemann's death*

 

David Shemer, conductor

Adaya Peled, soprano; Avital Dery, alto; Hillel Sherman, tenor; guy Pelc, baritone

Drora Bruck, recorder; Idit Shemer, flute and recorder; Noam Schuss, Dafna Ravid and Smadar Shidlowsky, violin

 

Vocal and instrumental music by George Philippe Telemann

 

Saturday, 2/12/2017 at 11:00 – Catholic Church, Mar Alias, Haifa

Tuesday, 5/12/2017 at 20:00 – The Israeli Conservatory of Music Tel Aviv

Wednesday, 6/11/2017 at 20:00 – International YMCA Jerusalem

 

 

Concert No. 3

Cembalo con piano e forte

*Noting 230 for CPE Bach's death*

 

David Shemer, conductor and harpsichord soloist

Gili Loftus, piano-forte

 

Works for piano-forte and orchestra by CPE Bach and Mozart

 

Tuesday, 16.1.2018 at 20:00 – Israeli Conservatory of Music, Tel Aviv

Wednesday, 17.1.2018 at 20:00 – International YMCA Jerusalem

 

 

Concert No. 4

Vivaldi's violin

*Noting 230 to Pisendel's birthday*

Kati Debretzeni, conductor and violin soloist

 

Works by Bach, Telemann, Pisendel and Vivaldi

 

Thursday, 15.2.2018 at 20:00 – International YMCA Jerusalem

Tuesday, 20.2.2018 at 20:00 – The Israeli Conservatory of Music, Tel Aviv

 

 

Concert No. 5

French Exotica

* Noting 350 years to the birth of Francois Couperin*

 

David Shemer, conductor

Ye'ela Avital, soprano

Anat Czarni, mezzo-soprano

 

Works Muffat, Couperin and Rameau

 

Saturday, 28.4.2018 at 12:00 – Krieger Hall, Haifa

Tuesday, 1.5/2018 at 20:00 – The Israeli Conservatory of Music, Tel Aviv

Wednesday, 2.5.2018 at 20:00 – International YMCA Jerusalem

 

 

Concert No. 6

Beauty and the beast

*Noting 310 years to the premiere of Handel's "Aci Galate and Polifemo*

 

Yizhar Karshon, conductor

Claire Meghnagi, soprano

Shahar Lavi, mezzo-soprano

Denis Sedov, bass

 

Tuesday, 26.6.2018 at 20:00 – The Israeli Conservatory of Music, Tel Aviv

Wednesday, 27.6.2018 at 20:00 – International YMCA Jerusalem

Saturday, 30.6.2018 at 11:00 – The Greek Orthodox Church, Haifa

 

For reserving your subscription please call us now 02-6715888 or send us an email jbo@jbo.co.il

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