April 23: Organ concert with Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra soloists at Hecht Museum Auditorium

The Israel International Organ Festival will feature Yuval Rabin (organ) and soloists from the Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra – Gefen Rabin (violin) and Tchelet Rabin (cell).

When: April 24, at 18.00

Address:  Hecht Museum Auditorium at Haifa University (Abba Khoushy Ave 199).

Tickets: 90 NIS

For more info click here.

Program

Johann Sebastian Bach
(1685-1750) Prelude and Fugue in a moll BWV 543 for organ solo

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
(1714-1788) Concerto for organ and orchestra in G Dur H.444 / Wq. 34
– Allegro di molto
– Largo
– Presto

George Frideric Handel
(1685-1779) Concerto for organ and orchestra in F Dur HWV 295
(The cuckoo and the nightingale)
– Larghetto
– Allegro
– Larghetto
– Allegro

Antonio Vivaldi
(1678-1741) Concerto for cello, violin and organ in C Dur RV 554
– Allegro
– Adagio
– Allegro

Photo: music.haifa.ac.i

Yuval Rabin, musical director of the Israel International Organ Festival,
was born in Haifa and learned organ playing with Elisabeth Roloff, German
organ-player who lived in Jerusalem for 30 years, gave concerts all over Europe, was titular of the Redeemer Church in Jerusalem and professor at the Jerusalem Rubin Music Academy. Later, Yuval Rabin entered the Basel Music Academy in Switzerland where he learned with Prof. Guy Bovet. one of the greatest organ player in the world. Yuval Rabin was granted a Ph. D. at the Basel Music Academy.
Yuval Rabin gives numerous organ concerts in Europe and in Israel. He also created in Israel a Festival of Jewish music, “Days of Jewish Music” which took place first in the Haifa University and is now an annual event at the Bar-Ilan University in Tel-Aviv.

The Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra, a pioneer of authentic performance of early music in Israel, is a leader in the development of historic performance in the country today. It was founded in 1989 by conductor and harpsichordist Dr. David Shemer, who serves as its music director since then. Since 2006, Maestro Andrew Parrott serves as the orchestra’s honorary conductor.

The Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra plays Baroque music on period instruments in its contemporary performance style, presenting concert-going audiences with many of the finest works of Baroque- and early Classical repertoire.

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