The Passion, to be conducted by Joshua Rifkin (US), as well as at the Jerusalem YMCA, will be performed in Tel Aviv and Beersheba among other locales. Organist Franz Raml plays Bach at the Church of the Redeemer in Jerusalem, Ira Givol performs Bach’s Cello Suites and, not forgetting the children, Boom Trach Bach is a concert for the whole family featuring clown Feodor Makarov.
JBO founder, music director and harpsichordist David Shemer is the festival music director.
Bach (1685-1750) spent most of his working life at the St. Thomas church in Leipzig.
For ticket information: http://en.jbo.co.il/bach-festival/bach-in-jerusalem-festival-2019