Israel Symphony Orchestra
Established in 1973, The Israel Symphony Orchestra perform regularly throughout Israel. On top of performing in all of the main concert halls of Israel, it has progressed from its provincial beginning to become an artistic body with an international reputation. Hundreds of world-class musicians have performed with The Israel Symphony including Leonard Bernstein, Isaac Stern, Pinchas Zukerman, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Shlomo Mintz.
The orchestra has performed at Carnegie Hall (New York), Richardson Hall (Toronto), Festival Hall (London), the Colosseum (Munich) and Gaudi (Barcelona). The orchestra has completed two tours of China, appearing in the Hall of the Forbidden City in Beijing and in other provinces of China and has performed in the Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow.
The Israel Symphony Orchestra was the first Israeli Orchestra to ever perform in the Bundestag Building in Berlin and has made numerous recordings and CD’s as well as radio broadcasts under the batons of some of the greatest conductors of the 20th and 21st Centuries.
Boguslaw Dawidow, Principal Guest Conductor of the Israel Symphony Orchestra will handle conducting duties for the 2021 USA tour.
Featured Program: Bernstein/Gershwin Gala
Bernstein: Overture to Candide
*Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Bernstein: West Side Story Suite
Gershwin: An American in Paris
(Note: Each of the works on this program were premiered on Broadway)