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Complete programme

Wednesday July 12th

Concert No.1 “Messiah”

20:00 - Jerusalem International YMCA

Saturday, 15.7.2017 at 20:30 - Tel Aviv Museum of Art 

Handel – “Messiah”

The Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra

The NFM Chamber Choir (Wroclaw, Poland). Agnieszka Frankow-Zelazny, artistic director

David Shemer, conductor

Hadas Faran Asia, soprano

Zlata Khershberg, alto

Eitan Drori, tenor

Assaf Levitin, bass

NFM choir

 

Thursday July 13th

Concert No.2 – Nymphs and Shepherds Come Away

17:30 - St. Andrew’s Scots Memorial Church, Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra

David Shemer, conductor

Revital Raviv, soprano

Adaya Peled, soprano

Yoav Weiss, baritone

 

Handel – “Comus” (masque)

Purcell songs

Instrumental works by Castello, Merula and Marini, also Vivaldi’s “La Folia”

 

Concert No.3 – Michael Greilsammer and the Jerusalem Street Orchestra

18:00 The First Station

Ido Shpitalnik, conductor

The Jerusalem Street Orchestra will host Michael and Shimrit Greilsammer

Entrance free

 

תזמורת הרחוב הירושלמית

Concert No.4 – Polish A-Cappella

20:30 – St. Andrew’s Scots Memorial Church, Jerusalem

 

The NFM Chamber Choir (Wroclaw, Poland). Agnieszka Frankow-Zelazny, conductor

Choral works of Polish composers performed by the NFM Choir (Wroclaw, Poland)

 

Friday July 14th

Concert No.5 - Bach and his followers

21:00 – St. Andrew’s Scots Memorial Church, Jerusalem

Yuval Benozer, conductor

The Israeli Vocal Ensemble

Instrumentalists of the Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra

Motets of J.S.Bach, J.Brahms, F. Mendelssohn

 New Vocal Ensemble

Saturday July 15th

Concert No.6 – Fauré Requiem

12:00 – Augusta Victoria Church

Tom Karni, conductor

Adaya Peled, soprano

Assaf Levitin, bass

Jerusalem Soloists

Roman Krasnovsky, organ

 

Fauré Requiem

 

The concert will also take place in Haifa on 14.7 at 11:00 at the Hecht Auditorium

 

This concert is taking place in collaboration with the Israeli Organ Associatio

Concert No.7 – Meeting and Parting

17:00 - St. Andrew’s Scots Memorial Church, Jerusalem

 

Hagar Sharvit – mezzo-soprano

Oded Reich – baritone

Ido Ariel – piano

Works of Brahms, Wolff and Fauré alongside Hebrew songs

 הגר שרביטOded Reich

Concert No.9 – Shem Tov Levy and Claire Meghnagi

Performing songs of poets and classical arias

21:00 – Jerusalem International YMCA

Shem Tov Levy and Claire Meghnagi

Instrumentalists: Yael Barolsky, Yael Patish Comforty, Shira Mani, Aviad Stier

A program combining classical works of Shem Tov Levy with classical Baroque repertoire. Shem Tov Levy in a selection of his most popular works, arranged for string trio, with soprano Claire Meghnagi, who will also perform Baroque arias together with Shem Tov Levy.

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Saturday July 15th - from 15:00 to 22:00

Arts & Craft fair at the YMCA

 

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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.

 

 


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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


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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