The Israeli Opera Chorus

The Israeli Opera Chorus

Conductor: Eithan Schmeisser

The Israeli Opera Chorus participates regularly in all Israeli Opera productions, performing a wide repertoire ranging from the Baroque (Handel) through the classic operatic literature (Mozart, Verdi, Puccini), to modern operas (Janacek, Britten, Shostakovich) as well as world premieres of Israeli operas (Yosef, Alpha & Omega and A Journey to the End of the Millennium).

The chorus also performed in Israeli Opera tours abroad in Berlin (L'elisir d'amore), the Savonlinna Opera Festival, Finland (L'elisir d'amore), Wiesbaden (La traviata) and Rome (A Journey to the End of the Millennium). The chorus regularly performs a wide operatic and concert repertoire with most Israeli orchestras including the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion, the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, IBA, The Haifa Symphony Orchestra and the Raanana Symphonette Orchestra. The chorus also performs a- cappella programs.

The Israeli Opera Chorus performed under the baton of conductors such as David Stern, Asher Fisch, Valery Gergiev, Dan Ettinger, Daniel Oren, Gary Bertini, Zubin Mehta, Kurt Masur, Maurizio Benini, Alberto Zedda, Frederic Chaslin, Gabrielle Ferro, Julius Rudel and many others.

The conductor of the Israeli Opera Chorus is Eithan Schmeisser.

 

 

 

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