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18 November 2017 - 1 Kislev 5778 - א' כסלו ה' אלפים תשע"ח
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Israeli Opera 2017-2018 season promises drama, tragedy, comedy... E-mail

Israeli Opera offers audiences a rich and varied programme of opera, dance and music, as well as performances for the whole family, in its upcoming 2017-2018 season.

La Bohème: Puccini’s opera of love at first sight, farewell, reunion and death will be performed in November. Conducted by Francesco Cilluffo and directed by Stefano Mazzonis di Pralafera, it is sung in Italian with English and Hebrew subtitles, and includes the Israeli Opera Chorus, The Efroni Children Choir and the Israel Symphony Orchestra.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Ido Ricklin will return to Israeli Opera in January 2018 to direct Britten’s haunting score of Shakespeare’s comedy. Conducted by Daniel Cohen and directed by Ido Ricklin, it is sung in English with English and Hebrew subtitles, and is accompanied by the Israel Symphony Orchestra.

Don Giovanni: Mozart’s opera tells the story of a famed seducer who chases women from land to land before settling in Spain, where he fails to add another conquest to the tally of women he has already seduced. This captivating new production will be performed in February 2018. Conducted by Daniel Oren and directed by Kasper Holten, it is sung in Italian with English and Hebrew subtitles and includes the Israeli Opera Chorus accompanied by the Israel Symphony Orchestra.

Don Carlo: In March 2018, Daniel Oren will conduct a new production of Verdi’s masterpiece, based on a play by Schiller about love, friendship, political intrigues and the ongoing battle between state and religion. Directed by Giancarlo del Monaco-Zukerman, it is sung in Italian with English and Hebrew subtitles and includes the Israeli Opera Chorus accompanied by the Israel Symphony Orchestra.

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