This November, Dan Ettinger returns to Israel to conduct the Israeli Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion in a series of concerts featuring works by Brahms, Prokofiev and Ben-Haim.

The captivating program will begin with Myrtle-Blossoms from Eden by the Israeli composer Paul Ben-Haim with text by Yehuda Halevi and from the Song of Songs and the book of Proverbs, which will feature vocalists Yael Levita and Edna Prochnik. Next, the orchestra will perform Beethoven’s Concerto for Piano, Violin, Cello and Orchestra op. 56, commonly known as “Triple Concerto”, with pianist Leor Lifshiz, violinist Masha Mirshon and cellist Daniel Akta. The concert will conclude with Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet suites. 

The performances will take place at Meir Nitzan Rishon LeZion Cultural Hall on November 11 and 12, The Shlomo Lahat Opera House (Cheech) in Tel Aviv on November 13 and Beit Ha’am – Rehovot Hall of Culture on November 14. For more information, please visit the Israeli Symphony Orchestra Rishon Lezion website.

Photo:  Jürgen Altmann