A Journey to the End of the Millennium

A Journey to the End of the Millennium

Josef Bardanashvili


Libretto: A.B. Yehoshua
World Premiere: The Israeli Opera May 21, 2005

Conductor          David Stern
Director Omri Nitzan
Set and Costume Designer Ruth Dar
Lighting Designer Felice Ross
Movement Designer Daniela Michaeli




Ben Atar Gaby Sadeh
Abulafia Yosef Aridan
First Wife Edna Prochnik
Second Wife Ira Bertman
Ester Mina Larissa Tetuev
Elbaz Yaniv D'or
Levinas Noah Briger
Abu Lutfi Vladimir Braun
The Rabbi           Yotam Cohen


The Israeli Opera Chorus

Conductor: Yishai Steckler

The Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion

Sung in Hebrew
Surtitles in English and Hebrew

Surtitles: Tamir Chasson

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.


Production Album

Photos: Yossi Zwecker        


Wed 3.12 (20:00), Fri 5.12 (20:00), Sat 6.12 (20:00), Mon 8.12 (20:00)

A pre perfomance lecture in Hebrwe will be held one hour before each performance (exept Wed 3.12) in the auditorium, free for ticket holders.

Panel with the production's creative team with excerpts from the opera: 
Towards Opening
: Sat 29.11 (11:00)

Come and meet some of the soloists right after the performance:
Opera Talkback
: Sat 6.12 , Mon 8.12


"This opera desrves to be performed throughout the world." (Set I Walitz Forward)

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