The 2017/18 Concert Season
Classica | Music from Around the World | The Israeli Series | For the Entire Family
The Series for the Entire Family - Music, Rhythm and Movement!
Dance, acting, film, stories and clowns, children's choirs and other surprises, all under the direction and direction of Chen Zimbalista. Let children experience the real thing – live music!
The series “For the Whole Family” includes 5 performances that combine a classical orchestra with a variety of performing arts. Join us on a journey where we will expose your children to the wonders of the world of classical and modern music, a journey that is diverse family entertainment for all ages!
“One who deserves the title of ‘the one and only’ is Chen Zimbalista…This musician embodies all that a performing artist dreams of: technical professionalism at the highest level, great knowledge and musicianship that give the music original colors, both interesting and surprising.”
Noam Ben-Zeev, Haaretz
Concert No. 1 - Folk Tales and Rhythms
This festive opening concert follows in the footsteps of peoples and myths from distant lands, combined with beloved Israeli music. The sounds of mandolin along with the clear and moving sounds of children's voices and a sweeping cello make magic for us. All these join in a rich and varied musical program that combines the worlds of classical music and folk music, conducted by Chen Zimbalista.
Chen Zimbalista, Narrator and Conductor
Adiel Schmidt, Cello
The Dolce Mandolin Quartet: Raziel Mahatzri, Orit Atari, Hila Ben Yehuda and Shahar Avraham
The Ashalim Choir directed by Maria Zvyagin with Alona Feinstein at the piano
Bartok: Romanian Dances*
Haydn: Cello Concerto in C Major, 3rd movement
Tchaikovsky/Levitas: Trepak from “The Nutcracker”
Zeira/Reiss: What Your Eyes Say*
Naomi Shemer: At Home in our Yard
*These pieces are from the collection of the Israeli Plucked Instrument Orchestra
Monday, November 11, 2017 at 17:00 and at 18:30
Concerto No. 2 - The Beauty in Differences
Emotions, thoughts, and what lies in between: surprising music, funny and even frightening!
This is a concert that combines drama, clowning and classical music, with the participation of acclaimed actor and artist Fyodor Makarov of the Gesher Theater which specializes in wordless theater, circuses and comedy. Come out with us on a musical journey of rhythm, play and movement.
Monday, January 1, 2018 at 17:00 and at 18:30
Concert No. 3 - Musical Show!
This musical is performed by talented young dancers and singers from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance - a spectacular production with choirs and soloists.
Monday, March 26, 2018 at 17:00 and at 18:30
Concert No. 4 - A Concert from the Movies
This is a selection of music from famous soundtracks of favorite movies that have touched children around the world: Aladdin, the Little Mermaid and more.
This special concert combines film and live music: On a huge screen, a short film by the film genius Charlie Chaplin will be screened and the orchestra will perform the special soundtrack that was written for him with guest conductor James Allen Anderson (United States).
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 17:00 and at 18:30
Concert No. 5 - Peter and the Wolf meet the stars of tomorrow.
Children and teenagers will play on different instruments and demonstrate to children in the audience that ... everything is possible! And at any age! One has only to believe, to want and to love music. In addition: a surprising performance of the beloved masterpiece by Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf.
Monday, June 11, 2018 at 17:00 and at 18:30
The management reserves the right to make changes in these programs.