2014-2015 The 44th Season

concert no. 1 | October

The Seasons

Conductor - Shalev Ad-El

Flute - Karl Heinz Schuetz (Germany)

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major, op. 61 (Arr. for the flute by Schuetz/Ad-El)
Fanny Mendelssohn/Israel Sharon - The 12 Months of the Year

The highlight of the season's opening concert is the epic and beautiful work by Fanny Mendelssohn, "The Season's Cycle", especially orchestrated for the NKO by Israel Sharon.
The first part of the concert will feature once again the celebrated flutist Karl-Heinz Schuetz, who thrilled the audience in his rendition of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, and is continuing this tradition. This time, Schuetz will perform an arrangement of Beethoven's Violin Concerto. The audience will be able to experience, for the first time in Israel, new and various facets of this famous Concerto.

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Concert dates
The concerts start at 20:30
Performing Arts Center in Netanya Tel Aviv Museum of Art Dorot Givat Brener Ein Hahoresh Ein Hashofet Bet Gabriel, Jordan Valley Performing Arts Center Nahariya

The Seasons Thur.
23.10.14
Sun.
20.10.14
Sun.
19.10.14
Sat.
18.10.14
21:00
Thur.
16.10.14
Tue.
21.10.14
Tue.
14.10.14

concert no. 2 | November

The Orchestra Leads

Leader - Gilad Hildesheim


Program:
Corelli - Concerto Grosso in G minor, op. 6 no. 8 ("Christmas")
Haydn - Concerto for Horn and Trumpet (Originally for 2 horns) in E-flat major
Telemann - Concerto for Two Violas
Partos - Concertino for Strings
Mozart - Symphony no. 40

The orchestra and its soloists, some of the best players in their fields, are led by NKO Concertmaster, Gilad Hildesheim.
This varied program gives a free hand to the virtuosic abilities of its solo players.

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Concert dates
The concerts start at 20:30
Performing Arts Center in Netanya Tel Aviv Museum of Art Dorot Givat Brener Ein Hahoresh Ein Hashofet Bet Gabriel, Jordan Valley Performing Arts Center Nahariya

The Orchestra Leads Tue.
18.11.14
Mon.
10.11.2014
Sat.
13.6.15
21:00
Tue.
11.11.14
Tue.
8.3.2015
Thur.
18.6.15

concert no. 3 | December

A Gypsy Festival

Conductor: David Lockington
Violin - Dylena Jones

Program:
Kodaly - Galanta Dances
Saint-Saens - Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for violin and orchestra
Massenet - Meditation from "Thais"
Ravel - Tzigane
Dvorak - Czech Suite

The American "Wunderkind", Dylena Jones, who began appearing on stage already at the age of 8, performs regularly with the world's leading orchestras, such as the London Symphony, the New York Philharmonic and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
In her debut with the Israel Netanya Kibbutz Orchestra, she will perform an entire concert of virtuoso violin works.
She will be joined by David Lockington, one of America's leading conductors, Music Director of the Grand Rapids Orchestra, Michigan.

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Concert dates
The concerts start at 20:30
Performing Arts Center in Netanya Tel Aviv Museum of Art Dorot Givat Brener Ein Hahoresh Ein Hashofet Bet Gabriel, Jordan Valley Performing Arts Center Nahariya

A Gypsy Festival Sat.
6.12.14
Wed.
3.12.14
Sat.
29.11.14
Tue
2.12.14
Thur.
4.12.14

concert no. 4 | January

A Prayer to the Mother, Spirit and Satan

Conductor - Shalev Ad-El
Soloists:
Ayano Kimura, mezzo-soprano (Japan);
Hila Tzabari-Peleg, oboe

Program: Gluck - Dance of the Good Spirits from Orpheus et Euridice
Boccherini - Stabat Mater
Vaughan Williams - Pastoral Concerto for Oboe and Strings Boccherini - Symphony no. 6 ("House of Satan")

 Her voice was dubbed by critics the most beautiful in the world and it was said that no person can remain indifferent to her singing, but Ayano Kimura, who has become one of the most successful jewel designers, does not perform often.
After an opera production in Bangkok, in which she sang the title role in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas conducted by Shalev Ad-El, she was persuaded to come to Israel and give her debut with the orchestra.

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Concert dates
The concerts start at 20:30
Performing Arts Center in Netanya Tel Aviv Museum of Art Dorot Givat Brener Ein Hahoresh Ein Hashofet Bet Gabriel, Jordan Valley Performing Arts Center Nahariya

A Prayer to the Mother, Spirit and Satan Tue.
20.1.15
Thur.
22.1.15
Sun.
25.1.15
Sat.
17.1.15
Sun.
27.1.15
Mon.
21.1.15
Sun.
18.1.15
Sat.
24.1.15

concert no. 5 | February

The Wondrous Trombone

Conductor and soloist - Christian Lindberg

Program:
Schubert - Overture in Italian Style
Mozart - Horn Concerto no. 4, arranged by Lindberg for Trombone
Lindberg - Euro-Arctica for Trombone and Strings
Weber - Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 18

The renowned trombonist Christian Lindberg returns to us, this time as a soloist, composer and conductor.
Lindberg will present, at our request, his version of Mozart's Horn Concerto. At the beginning of the concert, Lindberg will be joined by the Brass Ensemble of the Netanya Conservatory.

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Concert dates
The concerts start at 20:30
Performing Arts Center in Netanya Tel Aviv Museum of Art Dorot Givat Brener Ein Hahoresh Ein Hashofet Bet Gabriel, Jordan Valley Performing Arts Center Nahariya

The Wondrous Trombone Thur.
12.2.15
Sat.
7.2.15
Sat.
14.2.15
Wed.
11.2.15
Tue.
10.2.15
Sun.
8.2.15

concert no. 6 | March

the sensual accordion

Conductor - Salim Abboud Ashkar

Soloist - Ksenija Sidorova, accordion

Program:
Bach - Harpsichord Concerto in D minor
Piazzolla - Oblivion; Libertango
Scottish Folk Melody
Mendelssohn - Symphony no. 3,
in A minor, op. 56 ("Scottish")

The Latvian accordionist, Ksenija Sidorova, who conquered audiences around the world, will be making her Israeli debut, and will perform her version of Bach's D minor Harpsichord Concerto (World Premiere).
The orchestra will then join her in Argentinian and Scottish works.
Conductor Salim Aboud Ashkar, who is also a celebrated pianist, will return to conduct the orchestra after his impressive rendition of Schumann's second Symphony last season.

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Concert dates
The concerts start at 20:30
Performing Arts Center in Netanya Tel Aviv Museum of Art Dorot Givat Brener Ein Hahoresh Ein Hashofet Bet Gabriel, Jordan Valley Performing Arts Center Nahariya

The Sensual Accordion Thur.
19.3.15
Sat.
28.3.15
21:00
Sat.
21.3.15
Sun.
22.3.15
Thur.
26.3.15

concert no. 7 | April

Carmen's Drum

Conductor - Eyal Ein-Habar
Soloists - Tomer Yariv and soloists of the
Tremolo Israeli Percussion Center


Program:
Bizet-Shchedrin - Carmen Suite
Dor Fischer - "Lucidity - Absurdity", Toccata for Percussion  and Orchestra (World Premiere)
Bizet - Symphony in C

The rising Israeli conductor, Eyal Ein-Habar, will be joined by  soloists of the Netanya Tremolo Percussion Center, directed by Tomer Yariv, in a unique collaboration.
They will perform with the orchestra an intriguing and virtuoso program of the best-loved works.

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Concert dates
The concerts start at 20:30
Performing Arts Center in Netanya Tel Aviv Museum of Art Dorot Givat Brener Ein Hahoresh Ein Hashofet Bet Gabriel, Jordan Valley Performing Arts Center Nahariya

Carmen's Drum Thur.
30.4.2015
Mon.
20.4.15
Tue.
28.4.15
Sat.
18.4.15
21:00
Sat.
2.5.15
21:00
Sun.
19.4.15
Sun.
26.4.15
Sun.
3.5.15

concert no. 8 | May

Shakespeare

Conductor: Shalev Ad-El
Soloists:
Andreas Scholl - countertenor
Tamar Halperin - harpsichord
Moran Children's Choir, directed by Naomi Faran

Program:
Rossini - Overture to Otello
Dowland / Nebenhaus - Songs to texts by
Shakespeare (Arranged for orchestra) 
Mendelssohn - Excerpts from Midsummer
Night's Dream

Shakespeare is the common denominator of all the wonderful pieces in the concert.
Andreas Scholl, one of the greatest countertenors, will be making his debut with the orchestra, accompanied by his wife, harpischordist Tamar Halperin.
The second half of the concert will feature excerpts from Mendelssohn's popular Midsummer Night's Dream performed with the Moran Choir and soloists.

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Concert dates
The concerts start at 20:30
Performing Arts Center in Netanya Tel Aviv Museum of Art Dorot Givat Brener Ein Hahoresh Ein Hashofet Bet Gabriel, Jordan Valley Performing Arts Center Nahariya

Shakespeare Thur.
9.7.15
Sat.
4.7.15
21:00
Sun.
5.7.15
Sat.
11.7.15
21:00
Tue.
7.7.15
Thur.
2.7.15
Sun.
12.7.15
Wed.
1.7.15

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