Opera

    La Juive

    Jacques Fromental Halevy

    Libretto: Eugene Scribe

    First Performance: Opera, Paris, February 23, 1835

    First Peformance at the Israeli Opera: January 15, 2000

    First Performance of this production at the Israeli Opera: April 13, 2010

     

    Conductor           Daniel Oren
    Director David Pountney
    Set Designer Robert Israel
    Costume Designer Marie-Jeanne Lecca
    Lighting Designer Jurgen Hoffmann
    Choreographer Renato Zanella

     

    Soloists          

       

    Eleazar Neil Shicoff 13.4, 17.4, 21.4
    Francisco Casanova 15.4, 23.4, 25.4, 28.4
    John Uhlenhopp 16.4, 24.4, 27.4
    Rachel Marina Poplavskaya 13.4, 15.4, 17.4, 21.4, 24.4, 28.4
    Karine Babajanyan 16.4, 23.4, 25.4, 27.4
    Brogni Roberto Scandiuzzi 13.4, 15.4, 17.4, 21.4 ,24.4, 28.4
    Dmitry Ulyanov  16.4, 23.4, 25.4, 27.4
    Leopold Mario Zeffiri  16.4, 21.4, 23.4, 25.4, 27.4
    Robert McPherson 13.4, 15.4, 17.4, 24.4, 28.4
    Eudoxie Massis Annick 13.4, 15.4, 17.4, 21.4 ,23.4, 25.4, 28.4
    Jessica Pratt   16.4, 24.4, 27.4
    Ruggiero Carlo Striuli
    Albert Vladimir Braun
    citizens from the audience Sorin Semillian
    Anatoli Krasik
    Solo Dancers Beate Vollack
    Christian Rovny


    The Israeli Opera Chorus

    Conductor: Yishai Steckler

    The Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion

    Sung in French
    Surtitles in English and Hebrew
    Surtitles: Israel Ouval
     

    Length of performance: approx. three hours and 45 minutes

    The Jewish goldsmith Eleazar and his sole daughter Rachel try to celebrate the Passover Seder in hiding in anti-Semitic Middle Age Germany.

    Synopsis

    Production's Album

    Photos: Yossi Zwecker        

    Further Reading:

    Neil Shicoff speaks about the role of Eleazar in La Juive

    From the director of La Juive


    Dates

    Tues 13.4.10 (19:30), Thurs 15.4.10  (19:30), Fri 16.4.10 (12:30), Sat 17.4.10 (20:30),

    Wed 21.4.10 (19:30), Fri 23.4.10 (12:30), Sat 24.4.10 (20:30), Sun 25.4.10 (19:30),

    Tues 27.4.10 (19:30), Wed 28.4.10 (19:30)

    Ticket Prices: 175/237/304/378/428 Nis
    *15 Nis more for Saturday night performances
     

    Towards Opening: Sat 10.4.10 (11:00)

    Ticket Price: 70 Nis

    Before the show back stage tours: Sat 17.4 (19:30), Wed 21.4 (18:30), 
                                                          
                                                          Tues 27.4 (18:30), Wed 28.4 (18:30)

    Ticket Price: 25 Nis

    Opera TalkbackThurs 15.4, Wed 21.4, Sun 25.4

    *Please note early curtain time for this production


    Review

    "Shicoff raises compassion like a bird whose wings have been broken." (Suddeutsche Zeitung)

     

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