Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

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Israel Philharmonic Orchestra


The legendary Israel Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1936 by violinist Bronislaw Huberman and its inaugural concert, in 1936, in Tel Aviv, was directed by Arturo Toscanini. Today, the Philharmonic of Israel annually runs important musical centers and international festivals. Each season, it receives the best directors and soloists, it helps promoting new Israeli composers and supports the development of young instrumentalists both from Israel and abroad. It has been conducted by Leonard Bernstein, Kurt Masur, Yoel Levi, among others. In 1968, Master Zubin Mehta was appointed Musical Advisor, in 1977 Musical Director and in 1981 he became his Life Musical Director. Together with the famous Argentine pianist Martha Argerich, they will return to the Teatro Colón stage.

* Martha Argerich will be the guest soloist of the Saturday, July 27th concert.


Zubin Mehta

Was born in Bombay and received his first musical education under the guidance of his father Mehli Mehta, who was a noted concert violinist and the founder of the Bombay Symphony Orchestra.


Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1936 by Bronislaw Huberman and its inaugural concert, on 26 December 1936, was conducted by Arturo Toscanini. It play in subscription series in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa and in numerous special concerts throughout Israel.


Martha Argerich

Was born in Buenos Aires and took her first piano lessons at the age of 5 with Vincenzo Scaramuzza. Considered a child prodigy, she soon performed in public.