08-09 Season

08-09 Season

Salome

The Lithuanian National Opera brings to Tel Aviv Strauss' ecstatic tale of passion and desire replete with the dance of the seven veils in David Alden's gripping new production.

A Journey to the End of the Millennium

A revival of the striking Israeli opera that examines the mores of our society through the penetrating libretto of A.B. Yehoshua and the tantalizing score of Yosef Bardanashvili.

Mefistofele

The Italian version of the Faust story in which an old learned man sells his soul to the devil and becomes a young lover. An exquisite choral opera in a classic production with striking costumes by Buki Schiff.

The Cunning Little Vixen

The first Israeli production of Janacek's charming masterpiece about nature and the humane animals that populate its pastures, trying to come to terms with the human beings and the passing of the seasons.

La bohème

Puccini's beloved love story returns to the stage in Franco Zeffirelli's larger than life majestic production featuring the poignant Mimi who lives, loves and dies in the arms of her beloved bohemian poet.

Tosca

The Israeli Opera's grandiose cinematic production of Puccini's thriller in which Tosca jumps to her death after she murders the voluptuous Scarpia only to realize that he tricked her and murdered her lover, returns to the stage conducted by Daniel Oren.

Carmen

Seville comes alive on the stage featuring the free spirited gypsy who believes in free love and is even willing to die for it. Hundreds of participants led by renowned tenor Neil Shicoff and Israeli Mezzo Soprano Rinat Shaham.

Aida

The La Scala Opera from Milan, with its orchestra, chorus and soloists, comes to Israel to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the city of Tel Aviv performing the classic Franco Zeffirelli production of Verdi's Aida conducted by Daniel Barenboim.


Requiem

Verdi's monumental liturgical masterpiece in a one time only concert at Park Ganei Yehoshua in Tel Aviv - Yafo performed by more than 200 choristers and orchestra members of La Scala, conducted by Daniel Barenboim.