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THE ISRAEL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Founded in 1936 by Bronislaw Huberman

The 74th Season 2009-10

Music Director for 40 Years: Zubin Mehta Laureate Conductor (1947-90): Leonard Bernstein Honorary Guest Conductor: Kurt Masur Principal Guest Conductor: Yoel Levi


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Season's Artists

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Gala

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Saturday Classic

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Classic Eight

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Six at 7:00

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Friday at 2:00

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Philoclassica

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Light Classical

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Philolight

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Intermezzo Tel Aviv

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IPO in Jeans

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Family Series

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Jerusalem

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Intermezzo Jerusalem

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Haifa A

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Haifa B

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Chamber Music Series


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Season's Artists 2009-10

Zubin Mehta

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Rudolf Buchbinder

Chen Reiss

Lang Lang

Kurt Masur

Nikolaj Znaider

Oren Nahari

Peter Schreier

Talia Or

Britta Schwarz

Daniel Johannsen

Andras Scheibner

Yaron Traub

Mayuko Kamio

Eldad Ziv

Ilan Volkov

Yuja Wang

Roman Spitzer

Prof. Moshe Zuckermann

Yuri Temirkanov

HÊlène Grimaud

Lisa Batiashvili

Itay Tiran

Rita

Ilya Konovalov

Christoph von Dohnanyi

Christiane Oelze

Pietary Inkinen

Alisa Weilerstein

Emanuel Halperin

Itzhak Perlman


Giora Schmidt

Zuill Bailey

Nava Perlman

Nitzan Horowitz

Roberto Abbado

IrĂŠne Theorin

Constantinos Carydis

Alexander Toradze

Astrit Baltsan

Gianandrea Noseda

Joshua Bell

David Robertson

Emanuel Ax

Yigal Meltzer

Ram Oren

Bruce Weinstein

Yevgeny Yehudin

Zeev Dorman

James Madison Cox

Oded Zehavi

Micaela Carosi

Anna Smirnova

Salvatore Licitra

Alberto Gazale

Maurizio Muraro

Bracha Kol

Joseph Aridan

Sorin Semilian

Prof. Raphael Karasso

Elena Maximova

Vittorio Grigolo

Leo Nucci

Alexander Tsymbalyuk

Daniela Skorka

Noah Brieger

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Gala

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01. Saturday 10.10.09♦ Zubin Mehta, conductor Rudolf Buchbinder, pianist Chen Reiss, soprano Baritone (to be announced) The Gary Bertini Israeli Choir Brahms: Piano Concerto no. 1 Brahms: A German Requiem

02. Tuesday 10.11.09

Kurt Masur, conductor Nikolaj Znaider, violinist Mendelssohn: Fingal's Cave Overture Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto Mendelssohn: Symphony no. 3 ("Scottish")

03. Monday 30.11.09♦

Peter Schreier, conductor Talia Or, soprano Britta Schwarz, alto Daniel Johannsen, tenor Andras Scheibner●, baritone The Prague Philharmonic Choir Bach: Easter Oratorio Mozart: Coronation Mass, K. 317

04. Tuesday 5.1.10

Ilan Volkov, conductor Yuja Wang●, pianist Roman Spitzer, violist Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture Bartok: Piano Concerto no. 3 Berlioz: Harold in Italy for viola and orchestra

05. Saturday 30.1.10

Zubin Mehta, conductor Lisa Batiashvili●, violinist Itay Tiran, narrator Mozart: Symphony no. 38, K. 504 ("Prague") Sohal: The Divine Song for narrator and orchestra (World Premiere) Beethoven: Violin Concerto

06. Sunday 28.2.10

Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor Christiane Oelze●, soprano Beethoven: Egmont Overture R. Strauss: Four Last Songs Brahms: Symphony no. 2

07. Wednesday 17.3.10

Itzhak Perlman, conductor Giora Schmidt, violinist Zuill Bailey●, cellist Nava Perlman, pianist Beethoven: Concerto for violin, cello and piano Rachmaninov: Symphony no. 2

08. Thursday 22.4.10

Constantinos Carydis●, conductor Alexander Toradze, pianist Berlioz: Romeo and Juliet, Dramatic Symphony Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto no. 1

09. Monday 3.5.10

Gianandrea Noseda, conductor Joshua Bell, violinist Sergiu Natra: Prelude - Commentary on Nehemiah★ Bruch: Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra Brahms: Symphony no. 4

10. Saturday 19.6.10

David Robertson, conductor Emanuel Ax, pianist Prokofiev: Symphony no. 1 ("Classical") Chopin: Piano Concerto no. 2 Ligeti: Concert Romanesque★ Szymanowski: Symphony no. 4 for piano and orchestra★

11. Saturday 10.7.10♦

Zubin Mehta, conductor Micaela Carosi (Leonora), soprano Anna Smirnova (Azucena), mezzo-soprano Salvatore Licitra (Manrico), tenor Alberto Gazale● (Count di Luna), baritone Maurizio Muraro (Ferrando), bass-baritone Bracha Kol (Inez), mezzo-soprano Joseph Aridan (Ruiz / Messenger), tenor Sorin Semilian (Old Gipsy), baritone The Gary Bertini Israeli Choir Verdi: Il Trovatore (opera in concert form)

Tel Aviv, the Fredric R. Mann Auditorium. From NIS 1,406 ♦ Limited ticket exchange / ● IPO debut / ★ First IPO performance

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Saturday Classic With Fredric R. Mann (Photo: Gregory Rojansky)

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01. Saturday 17.10.09♦* Zubin Mehta, conductor Rudolf Buchbinder, pianist Chen Reiss, soprano Baritone (to be announced) The Gary Bertini Israeli Choir Brahms: Piano Concerto no. 1 Brahms: A German Requiem

02. Saturday 14.11.09

Kurt Masur, conductor Nikolaj Znaider, violinist Mendelssohn: Fingal's Cave Overture Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto Mendelssohn: Symphony no. 3 ("Scottish")

03. Saturday 5.12.09♦*

Peter Schreier, conductor Talia Or, soprano Britta Schwarz, alto Daniel Johannsen, tenor Andras Scheibner●, baritone The Prague Philharmonic Choir Bach: Cantatas no. 1, 2, 3 and 6 from Christmas Oratorio

04. Saturday 9.1.10

Ilan Volkov, conductor Yuja Wang●, pianist Roman Spitzer, violist Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture Bartok: Piano Concerto no. 3 Berlioz: Harold in Italy for viola and orchestra

05. Saturday 6.2.10 Zubin Mehta, conductor Ilya Konovalov, violinist Berg: Violin Concerto Mahler: Symphony no. 5

06. Saturday 6.3.10*

Pietary Inkinen●, conductor Alisa Weilerstein●, cellist Pärt: Cantus in Memory of Britten★ Dvorak: Cello Concerto Sibelius: Symphony no. 2

07. Saturday 10.4.10

Roberto Abbado, conductor Iréne Theorin, soprano Hindemith: Neues vom Tage Overture Beethoven: "Ah, perfido!", scene and aria Beethoven: Aria from Fidelio Mahler: Symphony no. 1

08. Saturday 24.4.10

Constantinos Carydis●, conductor Alexander Toradze, pianist Berlioz: Romeo and Juliet, Dramatic Symphony Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto no. 1

09. Saturday 8.5.10*

Gianandrea Noseda, conductor Joshua Bell, violinist Sergiu Natra: Prelude - Commentary on Nehemiah★ Bruch: Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra Brahms: Symphony no. 4

10. Saturday 26.6.10

David Robertson, conductor Emanuel Ax, pianist Prokofiev: Symphony no. 1 ("Classical") Chopin: Piano Concerto no. 2 Ligeti: Concert Romanesque★ Szymanowski: Symphony no. 4 for piano and orchestra★

11. Saturday 24.7.10♦*

Zubin Mehta, conductor Micaela Carosi (Leonora), soprano Anna Smirnova (Azucena), mezzo-soprano Salvatore Licitra (Manrico), tenor Alberto Gazale● (Count di Luna), baritone Maurizio Muraro (Ferrando), bass-baritone Bracha Kol (Inez), mezzo-soprano Joseph Aridan (Ruiz / Messenger), tenor Sorin Semilian (Old Gipsy), baritone The Gary Bertini Israeli Choir Verdi: Il Trovatore (opera in concert form)

Tel Aviv, the Fredric R. Mann Auditorium. From NIS 1,406 *Mini series from NIS 640 ♦ Limited ticket exchange / ● IPO debut / ★ First IPO performance

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Classic Eight With Golda Meir (Photo: Ilan Brunner)

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01. Tuesday 20.10.09

Zubin Mehta, conductor Lang Lang, pianist Oded Zehavi: Sela (Rock) (2008)★ Brahms: Symphony no. 3 Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 3

02. Saturday 28.11.09♦

Peter Schreier, conductor Talia Or, soprano Britta Schwarz, alto Daniel Johannsen, tenor Andras Scheibner●, baritone The Prague Philharmonic Choir Bach: Easter Oratorio Mozart: Coronation Mass, K. 317

03. Saturday 26.12.09

05. Wednesday 3.2.10

Zubin Mehta, conductor Lisa Batiashvili●, violinist Itay Tiran, narrator Mozart: Symphony no. 38, K. 504 ("Prague") Sohal: The Divine Song for narrator and orchestra (World Premiere) Beethoven: Violin Concerto

06. Sunday 14.3.10

Pietary Inkinen●, conductor Alisa Weilerstein●, cellist Pärt: Cantus in Memory of Britten★ Dvorak: Cello Concerto Sibelius: Symphony no. 2

07. Sunday 20.6.10

Yaron Traub, conductor Mayuko Kamio, violinist Shostakovich: Festive Overture Shostakovich: Violin Concerto Brahms-Schoenberg: Quartet in G minor

David Robertson, conductor Emanuel Ax, pianist Prokofiev: Symphony no. 1 ("Classical") Chopin: Piano Concerto no. 2 Ligeti: Concert Romanesque★ Szymanowski: Symphony no. 4 for piano and orchestra★

04. Monday 25.1.10

08. Wednesday 28.7.10♦

Yuri Temirkanov, conductor Hélène Grimaud, pianist Schumann: Piano Concerto Shostakovich: Symphony no. 10

Zubin Mehta, conductor Chen Reiss (Gilda), soprano Elena Maximova● (Maddalena), mezzo-soprano Vittorio Grigolo● (Duke), tenor Leo Nucci (Rigoletto), baritone Alexander Tsymbalyuk● (Sparafucile), bass Daniela Skorka● (Page), soprano Avital Deri ●(Giovanna/Countess Ceprano), mezzo-soprano Joseph Aridan (Borsa), tenor Noah Brieger (Marrulo), baritone Sorin Semilian (Count Ceprano), baritone The Gary Bertini Israeli Choir Verdi: Rigoletto (opera in concert form)

Tel Aviv, the Fredric R. Mann Auditorium. From NIS 1,064 ♦ Limited ticket exchange / ● IPO debut / ★ First IPO performance

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First concert with the IPO, 1961

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Six at 7:00 At the Good Fence, 1977 (Photo: David Rubinger)

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01. Monday 19.10.09

Zubin Mehta, conductor Lang Lang, pianist Oded Zehavi: Sela (Rock) (2008)★ Brahms: Symphony no. 3 Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 3

02. Thursday 3.12.09♦

Peter Schreier, conductor Talia Or, soprano Britta Schwarz, alto Daniel Johannsen, tenor Andras Scheibner●, baritone The Prague Philharmonic Choir Bach: Easter Oratorio Mozart: Coronation Mass, K. 317

03. Sunday 24.1.10

Yuri Temirkanov, conductor Hélène Grimaud, pianist Schumann: Piano Concerto Shostakovich: Symphony no. 10

04. Thursday 25.2.10

Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor Christiane Oelze●, soprano Beethoven: Egmont Overture R. Strauss: Four Last Songs Brahms: Symphony no. 2

05. Tuesday 4.5.10

Gianandrea Noseda, conductor Joshua Bell, violinist Sergiu Natra: Prelude - Commentary on Nehemiah★ Bruch: Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra Brahms: Symphony no. 4

06. Sunday 25.7.10♦

Zubin Mehta, conductor Chen Reiss (Gilda), soprano Elena Maximova● (Maddalena), mezzo-soprano Vittorio Grigolo● (Duke), tenor Leo Nucci (Rigoletto), baritone Alexander Tsymbalyuk● (Sparafucile), bass Daniela Skorka● (Page), soprano Avital Deri●(Giovanna/Countess Ceprano), mezzo-soprano Joseph Aridan (Borsa), tenor Noah Brieger (Marrulo), baritone Sorin Semilian (Count Ceprano), baritone The Gary Bertini Israeli Choir Verdi: Rigoletto (opera in concert form)

Tel Aviv, the Fredric R. Mann Auditorium. From NIS 831 ♦ Limited ticket exchange / ● IPO debut / ★ First IPO performance

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Friday at 2:00 Playing the double bass, 1966

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01. Friday 16.10.09

Zubin Mehta, conductor Rudolf Buchbinder, pianist Brahms: Symphony no. 1 Brahms: Piano Concerto no. 2

02. Friday 4.12.09♦

Peter Schreier, conductor Talia Or, soprano Britta Schwarz, alto Daniel Johannsen, tenor Andras Scheibner●, baritone The Prague Philharmonic Choir Bach: Cantatas no. 1, 2, 3 and 6 from Christmas Oratorio

03. Friday 22.1.10

Yuri Temirkanov, conductor Hélène Grimaud, pianist Schumann: Piano Concerto Shostakovich: Symphony no. 10

04. Friday 26.2.10

Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor Christiane Oelze●, soprano Beethoven: Egmont Overture R. Strauss: Four Last Songs Brahms: Symphony no. 2

05. Friday 25.6.10

David Robertson, conductor Emanuel Ax, pianist Prokofiev: Symphony no. 1 ("Classical") Chopin: Piano Concerto no. 2 Ligeti: Concert Romanesque★ Szymanowski: Symphony no. 4 for piano and orchestra★

06. Friday 16.7.10♦

Zubin Mehta, conductor Micaela Carosi (Leonora), soprano Anna Smirnova (Azucena), mezzo-soprano Salvatore Licitra (Manrico), tenor Alberto Gazale● (Count di Luna), baritone Maurizio Muraro (Ferrando), bass-baritone Bracha Kol (Inez), mezzo-soprano Joseph Aridan (Ruiz / Messenger), tenor Sorin Semilian (Old Gipsy), baritone The Gary Bertini Israeli Choir Verdi: Il Trovatore (opera in concert form)

Tel Aviv, the Fredric R. Mann Auditorium. From NIS 831 ♦ Limited ticket exchange / ● IPO debut / ★ First IPO performance

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Music Director for Life Right: Daniel Benyamini, left: Avi Shoshani


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Philoclassica

01. Tuesday 14.10.09 Zubin Mehta, conductor Rudolf Buchbinder, pianist Brahms: Symphony no. 1 Brahms: Piano Concerto no. 2

02. Wednesday 2.12.09♦

Peter Schreier, conductor Talia Or, soprano Britta Schwarz, alto Daniel Johannsen, tenor Andras Scheibner●, baritone The Prague Philharmonic Choir Bach: Easter Oratorio Mozart: Coronation Mass, K. 317

03. Monday 22.3.10

Itzhak Perlman, conductor Giora Schmidt, violinist Zuill Bailey●, cellist Nava Perlman, pianist Beethoven: Concerto for violin, cello and piano Beethoven: Symphony no. 6 ("Pastoral")

04. Monday 12.4.10

Roberto Abbado, conductor Iréne Theorin, soprano Mozart: Symphony no. 35, K. 385 ("Haffner") Beethoven: "Ah, perfido!", scene and aria Beethoven: Aria from Fidelio Haydn: Symphony no. 101 ("The Clock")

05. Thursday 6.5.10

Gianandrea Noseda, conductor Joshua Bell, violinist Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite no. 1 Mozart: Adagio and Rondo for violin and orchestra Schubert: Symphony no. 4 ("Tragic")

06. Monday 26.7.10

Zubin Mehta, conductor Yigal Meltzer, Ram Oren, trumpeters Bruce Weinstein, oboist Yevgeny Yehudin, clarinetist Zeev Dorman, bassoonist James Madison Cox, hornist Vivaldi: Concerto for two trumpets Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for winds, K. 297b Schumann: Symphony no. 1 ("Spring")

Tel Aviv, the Fredric R. Mann Auditorium. From NIS 870

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♦ Limited ticket exchange / ● IPO debut / ★ First IPO performance


On Dan Shilon's show with Shlomo Artzi, 1990 (Photo: Jacob Aviram)

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Light Classical

01. Sunday 18.10.09

Zubin Mehta, conductor Rudolf Buchbinder, pianist R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel R. Strauss: Burlesque for piano and orchestra R. Strauss: Don Juan Gershwin: Piano Concerto

02. Sunday 27.12.09

Yaron Traub, conductor Mayuko Kamio, violinist Rossini: Overture to La gazza ladra Bruch: Violin Concerto no. 1 Respighi: Fontane di Roma Respighi: Pini di Roma

03. Saturday 23.1.10

Yuri Temirkanov, conductor Hélène Grimaud, pianist Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto no. 2 Khachaturian: Excerpts from Gayane and Spartacus

04. Wednesday 10.3.10

Pietary Inkinen●, conductor Alisa Weilerstein●, cellist Verdi: Overture to La forza del destino Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

05. Thursday 24.6.10 David Robertson, conductor Emanuel Ax, pianist Beethoven: Coriolan Overture Beethoven: Symphony no. 4 Chopin: Piano Concerto no. 2

06. Tuesday 13.7.10♦

Zubin Mehta, conductor Micaela Carosi (Leonora), soprano Anna Smirnova (Azucena), mezzo-soprano Salvatore Licitra (Manrico), tenor Alberto Gazale● (Count di Luna), baritone Maurizio Muraro (Ferrando), bass-baritone Bracha Kol (Inez), mezzo-soprano Joseph Aridan (Ruiz / Messenger), tenor Sorin Semilian (Old Gipsy), baritone The Gary Bertini Israeli Choir Verdi: Il Trovatore (opera in concert form)

Tel Aviv, the Fredric R. Mann Auditorium. From NIS 870

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♦ Limited ticket exchange / ● IPO debut / ★ First IPO performance


With IPO "Ladies", USA 1972 Standing (left to right): Eva Strauss-Marko, Judith Liber, Rivka Golani, Paya Yussim, Shulamit Alkalay, Talia Mense-Kling. Seated: Zubin Mehta and Yehudith Borochoff

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Philolight

01. Wednesday 21.10.09 Zubin Mehta, conductor Lang Lang, pianist Weber: Oberon Overture Brahms: Symphony no. 3 Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 3

02. Sunday 6.12.09♦

Peter Schreier, conductor Talia Or, soprano Britta Schwarz, alto Daniel Johannsen, tenor Andras Scheibner●, baritone The Prague Philharmonic Choir Bach: Cantatas no. 1, 2, 3 and 6 from Christmas Oratorio

03. Thursday 11.3.10

Pietary Inkinen●, conductor Alisa Weilerstein●, cellist Verdi: Overture to La forza del destino Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

04. Tuesday 13.4.10

Roberto Abbado, conductor Iréne Theorin, soprano Mozart: Symphony no. 35, K. 385 ("Haffner") Beethoven: "Ah, perfido!", scene and aria Beethoven: Aria from Fidelio Haydn: Symphony no. 101 ("The Clock")

05. Saturday 31.7.10♦

Zubin Mehta, conductor Chen Reiss (Gilda), soprano Elena Maximova● (Maddalena), mezzo-soprano Vittorio Grigolo● (Duke), tenor Leo Nucci (Rigoletto), baritone Alexander Tsymbalyuk● (Sparafucile), bass Daniela Skorka● (Page), soprano Avital Deri ●(Giovanna/Countess Ceprano), mezzo-soprano Joseph Aridan (Borsa), tenor Noah Brieger (Marrulo), baritone Sorin Semilian (Count Ceprano), baritone The Gary Bertini Israeli Choir Verdi: Rigoletto (opera in concert form)

Tel Aviv, the Fredric R. Mann Auditorium. From NIS 725

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♦ Limited ticket exchange / ● IPO debut / ★ First IPO performance


Recording with Radu Lupu

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1. Huberman Week, 1982, left to right: Ida Haendel, Isaac Stern, Itzhak Perlman, Ivry Gitlis, Shlomo Mintz, Pinchas Zukerman, Zubin Mehta / 2. With Midori, 1991 / 3. Honorary Citizen of Tel Aviv, 1986 (Photo: Jacob Aviram)

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4. With Isaac Stern / 5. With Arthur Rubinstein, 1976 (Photo: Shlomo Arad) / 6. Israel Prize ceremony, 1991 (Photo: Jacob Aviram) / 7. With his late parents and IPO Management at Mehli Mehta Forest

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Intermezzo Tel Aviv

01. Friday 25.12.09

Yaron Traub, conductor Mayuko Kamio, violinist Oren Nahari, presenter Rossini: Overture to La gazza ladra Bruch: Violin Concerto no. 1 Respighi: Pini di Roma

02. Friday 5.2.10

Zubin Mehta, conductor Lisa Batiashvili, violinist Prof. Moshe Zuckermann, lecturer R. Strauss: Don Juan Beethoven: Violin Concerto

03. Friday 19.3.10

Itzhak Perlman, conductor Giora Schmidt, violinist Zuill Bailey, cellist Nava Perlman, pianist Emanuel Halperin, presenter Beethoven: Concerto for violin, cello and piano Beethoven: Symphony no. 6 ("Pastoral")

04. Friday 7.5.10

Gianandrea Noseda, conductor Joshua Bell, violinist Astrit Baltsan, presenter Bruch: Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra Schubert: Symphony no. 4 ("Tragic")

05. Friday 30.7.10

Zubin Mehta, conductor Yigal Meltzer, Ram Oren, trumpeters Bruce Weinstein, oboist Yevgeny Yehudin, clarinetist Zeev Dorman, bassoonist James Madison Cox, hornist Oded Zehavi, presenter Vivaldi: Concerto for two trumpets Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for winds, K. 297b

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Tel Aviv, the Fredric R. Mann Auditorium. Subscription with coffee and cake, from NIS 609 Subscription without coffee and cake, from NIS 509 *For subscribers only


Fridays at 11:00 with coffee and cake*, followed by a pre-concert talk

With Rina Pushkarna and Abie Nathan (Photo: Jacob Aviram)

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The IPO in Jeans With his wife, Nancy, and Abe Cohen (right)

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‫הפילהרמונית‬ ‫בג'ינס‬

Thursdays at 10 P.M. with free beer, before and after the concert! 01. Thursday 24.12.09

Yaron Traub, conductor Mayuko Kamio, violinist Eldad Ziv, presenter Rossini: Overture to La gazza ladra Bruch: Violin Concerto no. 1 Respighi: Pini di Roma

02. Thursday 4.2.10 Zubin Mehta, conductor Lisa Batiashvili, violinist Rita, presenter R. Strauss: Don Juan Beethoven: Violin Concerto

03. Thursday 18.3.10

Itzhak Perlman, conductor Giora Schmidt, violinist Zuill Bailey, cellist Nava Perlman, pianist Nitzan Horowitz, presenter Beethoven: Concerto for violin, cello and piano Beethoven: Symphony no. 6 ("Pastoral")

04. Thursday 15.7.10

Zubin Mehta, conductor Guest singers Prof. Raphael Karasso, presenter Verdi: Highlights from Rigoletto

Tel Aviv, the Fredric R. Mann Auditorium. From NIS 450

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Family Series

01. Thursday 5.11.09

The Composer's Paint and Brush Roni Porat, conductor and presenter A colorful presentation of orchestration Featuring Ravel's Bolero as well as excerpts from Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker, Mozart's Serenade for eight wind instruments and more.

02. Monday 11.1.10

Tuba Time Ilan Volkov, conductor Shemuel Hershko, tuba player and presenter Excerpts from Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, Bach's Toccata and Fugue arranged by Stokowsky, Eyal Batt's Romance for tuba and orchestra. Joint performance of young tuba players from all over the country participating in KeyNote's Tuba Day.

03. Sunday 21.3.10 Story Hour Nir Kabaretti, conductor Itzhak Perlman, narrator Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf Dukas: L'apprenti sorcier

04. Sunday 25.4.10

The Flute Melody Eyal Ein-Habar, conductor and flutist IPO's flute and piccolo players Yaron Deutsch, electric guitar player Works by Bach, Mozart, Ronen Shapira and others. Joint performance of young flutists from all over the country participating in KeyNote's Flute Day.

05. Monday 31.5.10

From Bach to the Orient Daniel Cohen, conductor Shesh Besh – the IPO Jewish Arab Ensemble Works by Bach, Mozart, Saleem a'Masri, Rimsky-Korsakov, Adham bek a'Santury, Saint-SaÍns, Marc Lavri. Oriental drumming by Bishara Naddaf, darbuka player, with audience participation.

Tel Aviv, the Fredric R. Mann Auditorium, at 17:00. Adult ticket NIS 387 Child ticket (up to 18 years old) NIS 194

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IPO 45th Anniversary (Photo: Giora Shalmi)

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60th Birthday, Los Angeles, with Pinchas Zukerman, Daniel Barenboim and Itzhak Perlman

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Jerusalem

01. Tuesday 13.10.09**

07. Monday 26.4.10*

Zubin Mehta, conductor Rudolf Buchbinder, pianist Brahms: Symphony no. 1 Brahms: Piano Concerto no. 2

Constantinos Carydis●, conductor Alexander Toradze, pianist Berlioz: Romeo and Juliet, Dramatic Symphony Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto no. 1

02. Thursday 12.11.09*

08. Sunday 9.5.10**

03. Monday 7.12.09♦*

09. Sunday 27.6.10*

Kurt Masur, conductor Nikolaj Znaider, violinist Mendelssohn: Fingal's Cave Overture Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto Mendelssohn: Symphony no. 3 ("Scottish")

Peter Schreier, conductor Talia Or, soprano Britta Schwarz, alto Daniel Johannsen, tenor Andras Scheibner●, baritone The Prague Philharmonic Choir Bach: Cantatas no. 1, 2, 3 and 6 from Christmas Oratorio

04. Sunday 10.1.10**

Ilan Volkov, conductor Yuja Wang●, pianist Roman Spitzer, violist Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture Bartok: Piano Concerto no. 3 Berlioz: Harold in Italy for viola and orchestra

05. Monday 1.2.10*

Zubin Mehta, conductor Lisa Batiashvili●, violinist Itay Tiran, narrator Mozart: Symphony no. 38, K. 504 ("Prague") Sohal: The Divine Song for narrator and orchestra (World Premiere) Beethoven: Violin Concerto

Gianandrea Noseda, conductor Joshua Bell, violinist Sergiu Natra: Prelude - Commentary on Nehemiah★ Bruch: Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra Brahms: Symphony no. 4

David Robertson, conductor Emanuel Ax, pianist Prokofiev: Symphony no. 1 ("Classical") Chopin: Piano Concerto no. 2 Ligeti: Concert Romanesque★ Szymanowski: Symphony no. 4 for piano and orchestra★

10. Wednesday 21.7.10♦*

Zubin Mehta, conductor Micaela Carosi (Leonora), soprano Anna Smirnova (Azucena), mezzo-soprano Salvatore Licitra (Manrico), tenor Alberto Gazale● (Count di Luna), baritone Maurizio Muraro (Ferrando), bass-baritone Bracha Kol (Inez), mezzo-soprano Joseph Aridan (Ruiz / Messenger), tenor Sorin Semilian (Old Gipsy), baritone The Gary Bertini Israeli Choir Verdi: Il Trovatore (opera in concert form)

06. Tuesday 23.3.10**

Itzhak Perlman, conductor Giora Schmidt, violinist Zuill Bailey●, cellist Nava Perlman, pianist Beethoven: Concerto for violin, cello and piano Rachmaninov: Symphony no. 2

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Jerusalem, ICC International Convention Center. Full series from NIS 906 * 6 concert series from NIS 598 ** 4 concert series from NIS 434 ♦ Limited ticket exchange / ● IPO debut / ★ First IPO performance


Bethlehem, with Mayor Elias Freig, 1968 (Photo: Government Press Assoc.)

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Intermezzo Jerusalem

01. Friday 13.11.09

Kurt Masur, conductor Nikolaj Znaider, violinist Oren Nahari, presenter Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto Mendelssohn: Symphony no. 3 ("Scottish")

02. Friday 8.1.10

Ilan Volkov, conductor Yuja Wang, pianist Roman Spitzer, violist Prof. Moshe Zuckermann, lecturer Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 20 in D minor, K. 466 Berlioz: Harold in Italy for viola and orchestra

03. Friday 12.3.10

Pietary Inkinen, conductor Alisa Weilerstein, cellist Emanuel Halperin, presenter Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

04. Friday 23.4.10

Constantinos Carydis, conductor Alexander Toradze, pianist Astrit Baltsan, presenter Berlioz: Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet, Dramatic Symphony Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto no. 1

05. Friday 9.7.10

Zubin Mehta, conductor Yigal Meltzer, Ram Oren, trumpeters Bruce Weinstein, oboist Yevgeny Yehudin, clarinetist Zeev Dorman, bassoonist James Madison Cox, hornist Oded Zehavi, presenter Vivaldi: Concerto for two trumpets Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for winds, K. 297b

Jerusalem Theatre, at 11:00. From NIS 753

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Fridays at 11:00 with coffee and cake, followed by a pre-concert talk

On Dan Shilon's show with Tuvia Tsafir, 1990 (Photo: Jacob Aviram)

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Festive Concert at Sultan's Pool left to right: Jean-Pierre Rampal, Mstislav Rostropovich, Zubin Mehta, Teddy Kollek, Leontyne Price, Isaac Stern


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Haifa A

01. Sunday 11.10.09♦ Zubin Mehta, conductor Rudolf Buchbinder, pianist Chen Reiss, soprano Baritone (to be announced) The Gary Bertini Israeli Choir Brahms: Piano Concerto no. 1 Brahms: A German Requiem

02. Sunday 29.11.09♦*

Peter Schreier, conductor Talia Or, soprano Britta Schwarz, alto Daniel Johannsen, tenor Andras Scheibner●, baritone The Prague Philharmonic Choir Bach: Easter Oratorio Mozart: Coronation Mass, K. 317

03. Tuesday 22.12.09

Yaron Traub, conductor Mayuko Kamio, violinist Shostakovich: Festive Overture Shostakovich: Violin Concerto Brahms-Schoenberg: Quartet in G minor

04. Wednesday 20.1.10* Yuri Temirkanov, conductor Hélène Grimaud, pianist Schumann: Piano Concerto Shostakovich: Symphony no. 10

05. Sunday 7.2.10 Zubin Mehta, conductor Ilya Konovalov, violinist Berg: Violin Concerto Mahler: Symphony no. 5

07. Wednesday 14.4.10

Roberto Abbado, conductor Iréne Theorin, soprano Hindemith: Neues vom Tage Overture Beethoven: "Ah, perfido!", scene and aria Beethoven: Aria from Fidelio Mahler: Symphony no. 1

08. Wednesday 5.5.10*

Gianandrea Noseda, conductor Joshua Bell, violinist Sergiu Natra: Prelude - Commentary on Nehemiah★ Bruch: Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra Brahms: Symphony no. 4

09. Tuesday 22.6.10

David Robertson, conductor Emanuel Ax, pianist Prokofiev: Symphony no. 1 ("Classical") Chopin: Piano Concerto no. 2 Ligeti: Concert Romanesque★ Szymanowski: Symphony no. 4 for piano and orchestra★

10. Thursday 22.7.10♦*

Zubin Mehta, conductor Chen Reiss (Gilda), soprano Elena Maximova● (Maddalena), mezzo-soprano Vittorio Grigolo● (Duke), tenor Leo Nucci (Rigoletto), baritone Alexander Tsymbalyuk● (Sparafucile), bass Daniela Skorka● (Page), soprano Avital Deri ●(Giovanna/Countess Ceprano), mezzo-soprano Joseph Aridan (Borsa), tenor Noah Brieger (Marrulo), baritone Sorin Semilian (Count Ceprano), baritone The Gary Bertini Israeli Choir Verdi: Rigoletto (opera in concert form)

06. Sunday 7.3.10*

Pietary Inkinen●, conductor Alisa Weilerstein●, cellist Pärt: Cantus in Memory of Britten★ Dvorak: Cello Concerto Sibelius: Symphony no. 2

Haifa Auditorium. Full series from NIS 1,097 *Mini series from NIS 604

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♦ Limited ticket exchange / ● IPO debut / ★ First IPO performance


IPO 70th Anniversary (Photo: Oded Antman)

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Haifa B With Israeli and Palestinian children in Jerusalem, 1999

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01. Monday 12.10.09♦* Zubin Mehta, conductor Rudolf Buchbinder, pianist Chen Reiss, soprano Baritone (to be announced) The Gary Bertini Israeli Choir Brahms: Piano Concerto no. 1 Brahms: A German Requiem

02. Wednesday 9.12.09♦

Peter Schreier, conductor Talia Or, soprano Britta Schwarz, alto Daniel Johannsen, tenor Andras Scheibner●, baritone The Prague Philharmonic Choir Bach: Cantatas no. 1, 2, 3 and 6 from Christmas Oratorio

03. Wednesday 23.12.09*

Yaron Traub, conductor Mayuko Kamio, violinist Shostakovich: Festive Overture Shostakovich: Violin Concerto Brahms-Schoenberg: Quartet in G minor

04. Wednesday 6.1.10

Ilan Volkov, conductor Yuja Wang●, pianist Roman Spitzer, violist Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture Bartok: Piano Concerto no. 3 Berlioz: Harold in Italy for viola and orchestra

05. Thursday 21.1.10

Yuri Temirkanov, conductor Hélène Grimaud, pianist Schumann: Piano Concerto Shostakovich: Symphony no. 10

07. Monday 8.3.10

Pietary Inkinen●, conductor Alisa Weilerstein●, cellist Pärt: Cantus in Memory of Britten★ Dvorak: Cello Concerto Sibelius: Symphony no. 2

08. Thursday 15.4.10

Roberto Abbado, conductor Iréne Theorin, soprano Hindemith: Neues vom Tage Overture Beethoven: "Ah, perfido!", scene and aria Beethoven: Aria from Fidelio Mahler: Symphony no. 1

09. Wednesday 23.6.10*

David Robertson, conductor Emanuel Ax, pianist Prokofiev: Symphony no. 1 ("Classical") Chopin: Piano Concerto no. 2 Ligeti: Concert Romanesque★ Szymanowski: Symphony no. 4 for piano and orchestra★

10. Tuesday 27.7.10♦*

Zubin Mehta, conductor Micaela Carosi (Leonora), soprano Anna Smirnova (Azucena), mezzo-soprano Salvatore Licitra (Manrico), tenor Alberto Gazale● (Count di Luna), baritone Maurizio Muraro (Ferrando), bass-baritone Bracha Kol (Inez), mezzo-soprano Joseph Aridan (Ruiz / Messenger), tenor Sorin Semilian (Old Gipsy), baritone The Gary Bertini Israeli Choir Verdi: Il Trovatore (opera in concert form)

06. Monday 8.2.10* Zubin Mehta, conductor Ilya Konovalov, violinist Berg: Violin Concerto Mahler: Symphony no. 5

Haifa Auditorium. Full series from NIS 1,097 *Mini series from NIS 604 ♦ Limited ticket exchange / ● IPO debut / ★ First IPO performance

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Chamber Music Series

01. Saturday 10.10.09*

06. Saturday 13.3.10**

02. Saturday 14.11.09**

07. Saturday 20.3.10*

03. Saturday 26.12.09*

08. Saturday 24.4.10**

Rudolf Buchbinder, pianist Alexander Stark, Eleonora Lutsky, violinists Rachel Kam, violist Marcel Bergman, cellist Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in D minor Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat major, op. 44

Nikolaj Znaider, violinist Polina Kozhevnikova, violinist Miriam Hartman, Dmitri Ratush, violists Marcel Bergman, Kirill Mihavovsky, cellists Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht Mozart: String Quintet in G minor, K. 516

Mayuko Kamio, violinist Eleonora Lutsky, violinist Rachel Kam, Eugenia Oren-Malkovsky, violists Marcel Bergman, cellist Michael Slatkin, Yoel Abadi, hornists Mozart: String Quintet in D major, K. 593 Mozart: Divertimento in F major for two horns and strings, K. 334

04. Saturday 9.1.10**

Yuja Wang, pianist Lazar Shuster, violinist Iris Regev, cellist Tchaikovsky: String Trio in A minor, op. 50 Shostakovich: Piano Trio no. 1 in C minor, op. 8

05. Saturday 23.1.10*

Hélène Grimaud, pianist Ilya Konovalov, violinist Felix Nemirovsky, cellist Yevgeny Yehudin, clarinetist Schumann: Sonata no. 1 in A minor for violin and piano, op. 105 Schumann: Fantasiestücke for clarinet and piano, op. 73 Schumann: Trio no. 1 in D minor for piano, violin and cello, op. 63

Alisa Weilerstein, cellist Yevgenia Pikovsky, Elyakum Salzman, violinists Dmirti Ratush, Vladislav Krasnov, violists Iris Regev, cellist Schubert: String Quintet in C major, op. 163 Brahms: String Sextet in G major, op. 36

Perlman-Schmidt-Bailey Trio Nava Perlman, pianist Giora Schmidt, violinist Zuill Bailey, cellist Beethoven: Trio no. 5 in E-flat major, op. 70 no. 2 Brahms: Trio no. 2 in C major, op. 87

Alexander Toradze, pianist Yevgenia Pikovsky, Elyakum Salzman, violinists Dmirti Ratush, violist Kirill Mihanovsky, cellist Prokofiev: String Quartet no. 2 in F major, op. 92 Prokofiev: Piano Sonata no. 7 in B-flat major, op. 83 Shostakovich: Sonata for viola and piano, op. 147

09. Saturday 26.6.10*

Emanuel Ax, pianist Dafna String Quartet Drorit Valk, Amnon Valk, violinists Amir Van Der Hal, violist Yoram Alperin, cellist Haydn: String Quartet in B-flat major, op. 76 no. 4 ("Sunrise") Beethoven: String Quartet in F minor, op. 95 ("Serioso") Dvorak: Piano Quintet in A major, op. 81

10. Saturday 10.7.10**

Chen Reiss, soprano The IPO String Quartet Endowed by the Richter family Ilya Konovalov, Shmuel Glazer, violinists Roman Spitzer, violist Felix Nemirovsky, cellist Boccherini: Stabat Mater for soprano and string quartet Beethoven: String Quartet no. 14 in C-sharp minor, op. 131

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Saturdays at 17:00. Ten concerts NIS 375 Five concerts NIS 187

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* Series A ** Series B


First IPO tour of Poland, 1987

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