Verdi's "Jewish" opera in a special production, conducted by Daniel Oren, with the mountain of Masada as a natural towering backdrop, with special lighting, sound and fire effects, performed by international opera singers, the Israeli Opera Chorus and the Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion.
The legendary Jessye Norman returns to Israel for a one time only concert featuring her best repertoire. Opera arias, songs, folk songs and spirituals with the opera orchestra conducted by Rachael Worby.
Jessye Norman's Concert Program
Mozart Divertimento in D Major K.136 Mozart Vado, ma dove? K.583 Saint-Saens Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila Saint-Saens Mon coeur s’ouvre à ta voix from Samson et Dalila Puccini Intermezzo (Act III) from Manon Lescaut Puccini O mio babbino, caro from Gianni Schicchi Verdi (arr. McAlister) Triumphal March from Aida Verdi Ritorna vincitor from Aida
Gershwin (arr. Bennett) Orchestral Selections from Porgy and Bess Gershwin My Man’s Gone Now from Porgy and Bess Bernstein (arr. Mason) West Side Story, orchestral selections Ellington Don’t Get Around Much Anymore Ellington I’ve Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good Ellington Come Sunday Ellington Heaven Ellington It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)
All Ellington songs arranged for Miss Norman by Patrick Russ