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  • Rescuing Jewish Musicians

    October 24, 2012 | 1:24 pm

    When Zubin Mehta takes the stage at the Disney Concert Hall on Oct. 30 to conduct the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO), most in the audience will know that they’re hearing a world-class orchestra. Very few will realize, however, that the IPO’s founding was integral to the...

  • Israeli Philharmonic will play in London despite protest

    September 1, 2011 | 10:43 am

    The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at the prestigious BBC Proms in London despite calls for a boycott of its performance.

    The orchestra is scheduled to play Thursday night at the Royal Albert Hall. Audience members will have their bags searched in order to keep out...

  • Spectator - Music First,

    By Tom Tugend

    June 23, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Even during the tensest days of the intifada, the four Jewish and four Arab musicians of the SheshBesh ensemble performed before mixed -- and appreciative -- audiences.

    The ensemble's fusion of western and Asian music and instruments can be heard Sunday, June 26, at Temple Israel of...