Gitlis was arguably the greatest violinist in the 20th century.
The event will be broadcast globally on December 6 at 9 p.m. Israel time, and will be free for the public.
Thursday saw the debut of a new project by composer Tom Cohen, featuring guests Dudu Tassa and pianist Omri Mor, which blends the works of Beethoven with classical Andalusian music.
“I’m honored to be on the team entrusted with [the philharmonic's] wellbeing at this critical juncture in history, as arts institutions face unprecedented challenges," said Dauber.
The initiative was proposed in light of the expected lockdown during the holidays, that will once again force the elderly to stay at home, often completely alone for a long period of time.
“This is a moment we have been planning for many months,” says Avi Shoshani, the orchestra’s director general.
One of the highlights of the activities of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Foundation is the annual gala at the Tel Aviv Hilton.
The performance will be available, at 1 p.m., on the Facebook pages and other digital platforms of both orchestras.
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The history of the Israel Philharmonic is also the history of the State of Israel.