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Season 2017-2018
Bach in Jerusalem Festival 2017
David Shemer, Conductor
Andrew Parrott, Conductor
Roberto Gini
Anat Edri, Soprano
Cristian Immler

David Shemer   David Shemer 

  conductor & harpsichordist

 

David Shemer, harpsichordist, conductor and teacher, is a leading figure of the Israeli early music scene. He was born in Riga, Latvia and immigrated to Israel at an early age. After completing his studies at the Rubin Academy of Music and Dance in Jerusalem, he specialized in baroque performance practice in London, where he studied with some of the most illustrious teachers, such Christopher Kite, Jill Severs, Trevor Pinnock and Philip Picket. Shemer is a Doctor of Musical Arts, a degree conferred on him by the University of New York at Stony Brook.

Maestro Shemer is the founder, musical director and conductor of the Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra. He appears frequently as solo harpsichord player and as member of several chamber-music groups, such as The Jerusalem Consort, which he founded in 1984, C.P.E. Bach Ensemble (together with German musicians) and Musica-Viva (in which Israeli and Danish performers participate). He performs and records widely in Israel, Europe
(Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia and Slovenia), and in the USA, as a soloist, chamber musician and conductor.

Dr. Shemer teaches harpsichord and early music at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance and has done so since 1982; he also taught at the Jerusalem Early Music Workshop during all the 20 years of its existence. In addition, he has given numerous master classes in Israel,as well as in England, Germany, USA (the universities of Stanford, Sacramento, and in Boston) and in Riga (Latvia) - his birth town.


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


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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