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News Stories

Fall Benefits: Top Brass

September 24, 2018

One shared highlight of this month’s three AFIPO benefits will be performances by the Israel Philharmonic Brass Quintet   This month, while the three annual AFIPO benefits will uniquely reflect their host cities – New York on October 23, Los Angeles on October 25, and San Francisco on October 28 – they will share two central elements: raising funds for the IPO’s KeyNote education programs and a performance by the IPO Brass Quintet. For the three AFIPO benefits, Maestro Zubin…[Read More]

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The IPO’s 83rd

The Israel Philharmonic’s 2018-19 Season brims with musical highlights and historical significance   Even before its first note is played on Thursday, October 4 in Tel Aviv, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra’s 83rd Season is destined to be among its most historic. Maestro Zubin Mehta has planned a panoramic 2018-2019 Season of the world’s greatest music and invited many of the world’s most sought-after guest conductors and soloists to join him for what will be his triumphant final season as the…[Read More]

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