The Golem on stage.
(photo credit: Courtesy)
The world premiere of the multimedia show The Golem by Italian
composer/conductor Riccardo Joshua Moretti will open this season’s Classics
without Boundaries series in Petah Tikva.
The production is the result of
cooperation between the municipalities of Petah Tikva and Parma,
This is the famous story of a creature made of clay that is given
life by the Rabbi of Prague. Here the play will be interpreted by Italian dancer
Thierry Parmentier (Golem) and Israeli actor Yuval Rappoport (narrator), as well
as violin/viola duo Halaf- Langheim, Israeli Opera soloist Larissa Tetuev and
pianist Ella Passik. Eddy Lovaglio created the sets and the costumes; Gera
Sandler did the staging; and Emilio Gezzi created the arrangements. Members of
the Rishon Symphony participate. The second part of the concert features Jewish
pieces by Moretti.
The concert takes place at Heichal Hatarbut in Petah
Tikva on October 19 at 8:30 p.m., preceded by a lecture in Hebrew and in English
on the history of the golem in Jewish folklore (7:30 p.m.).
reservations: (03) 912-5222