"Pianos in Jerusalem" Festival 2023

"Pianos in Jerusalem" Festival 2023

The "Pianos in Jerusalem" festival will be held again this year, bringing forward the multi-faceted essence of the beloved musical instrument. The extraordinary performances and events will be held at the Jerusalem Theater on November 23-26th. This year, the spotlight will be dedicated to some of the most influential composers, who symbolize the very essence of the piano's soulfulness and emotional core. They crafted the most heart-wrenching pieces that remain essential and cherished both by pianists and music lovers. Over the course of the festival, a wide range of iconic works will be performed in an extraordinary and emotional presentation.

Main events of "Pianos in Jerusalem" Festival

Romanticism Then and Now

Join a unique performance with conductor Avishai Shalom and soloists Andy Feldbau, Gil Shochat, and Tomer Rubinstein. On this special night, you’ll enjoy a variety of works by Sergei Rachmaninov, Gil Shohat, and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. When: November 23th, 16:00 Where: Henry Crown Hall

Rock and more

A late-night show by the Uriel Hermann Trio that will give a piano twist to the rock masterpieces by Nirvana, David Bowie, Radiohead, and other artists who created memorable rock anthems. When: November 24th, 22:00 Where: Foyers

Israeli Jazz

Lior Soltz will give a solo piano performance where he’ll present the standard jazz improvisation style, and take us on a journey combining classical and modern sounds and approaches. When: November 24th, 18:45 Where: Foyers

Rachmaninoff: A Chamber Marathon

Award-winning pianist Dr. Orit Wolf will perform Rachmaninoff's works, with guest performances by Inbar Rothschild (piano), Shiri Magar (soprano), and Kristina Reiko Cooper (cello). When: November 25, 10:30 a.m. Where: Rebecca Crown Hall

Accommodation in Jerusalem

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