The cause of death was not announced, although Levine had been in ill health for years.
They will open this season with six performances throughout Israel and celebrate their Jubilee anniversary of 50 years of concerts with live audiences
The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra (JSO), like numerous other purveyors of cultural wares these lockdowned days, has lined up an intriguing and attractive roster of shows for the near future.
After a 50-year history of full performance seasons throughout Israel, the NKO is confronted with the possibility of extinction.
Movers and shakers in Israeli society.
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 Sunday afternoon attack on the fundraiser, which was trying to help the orchestra overcome losses due to COVID-19, crashed the websites of the orchestra and its gala partner, Medici.TV.
The orchestra, led by Matan Daskal, Shalev Ne’eman and Tal Donner, recently returned to Israel from an enthusiastically received tour to four locations in India.
Lahav Shani steps into the big shoes of Zubin Mehta.