The Israeli Opera At-A-Glance

The Israeli Opera At-A-Glance

v The Israeli Opera bridges cultural gaps and strengthens the social fabric of Israeli society through its artistic excellence, outstanding community outreach and education efforts

v Opera in Israel pre-dates the state of Israel, having roots going back to 1923

v Placido Domingo spent three years with the Israeli Opera in the 1960s where he learned the basic tenor repertoire before embarking on his international career.  He is currently the Honorary Music Advisor for the Israeli Opera

v The Israeli Opera currently has 18,000 subscribers and mounts an average of eight productions each season

v The Israeli Opera bridges cultural gaps and strengthens the social fabric of Israeli society through its artistic excellence, outstanding community outreach and education efforts

v Opera in Israel pre-dates the state of Israel, having roots going back to 1923

v Placido Domingo spent three years with the Israeli Opera in the 1960s where he learned the basic tenor repertoire before embarking on his international career.  He is currently the Honorary Music Advisor for the Israeli Opera

vThe Israeli Opera currently has 18,000 subscribers and mounts an average of eight productions each season

v The productions the Israeli Opera feature leading opera artists from all over the world side by side with Israeli opera artists

v At the Israeli Opera, even if every performance is sold out, ticket sales only cover about half of what it costs to produce what you see on stage- donations account for the difference

v Currently, only 1% of the budget of the Israeli Opera comes from overseas

v The Israeli Opera received the Puccini International Award in 2008, demonstrating its international reputation of excellence

 

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