As they took their places on the front edge of the stage in Ra’anana’s acoustically fine tuned auditorium and raised their hands in readiness.
The international arts festival “Regarding...”, backed by the Riga, Latvia-based LOUD Foundation nonprofit, will take a bow in Tel Aviv next week, with the inaugural edition running October 21-23.
Although Damari passed away in 2006, Queen Shoshana managed to convince those gathered that she was there, performing in front of the National Library and telling her story.
I was fortunate enough to tag along with the JSO on its recent five-date tour of Germany, taking in concerts in Hamburg, Berlin and Bochum.
The "Mini Season" will consist of soloists and programs that had to be canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The prize winners are Juan Perez Floristan from Spain (1st Prize), Shiori Kuwahara of Japan (2nd Prize) and Cunmo Yin from China (3rd Prize)
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.
Internationally-known pianist Asaf Kleinman joins from his home in Austria.
Lahav Shani steps into the big shoes of Zubin Mehta.
Ra’anana Symphonette to feature world-class viola player Gilad Karni