The Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform in Israel

Conductor Dawid Runtz/Photo courtesy of PR

The Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra, a cultural ambassador of Croatia, will perform in Israel with a special program, under the baton of Conductor Dawid Runtz, and featuring soprano Marija Vidovic. The first part of the concert will be dedicated to Israeli and Croatian works, including Marc Lavry’s Hora, from the Symphonic Poem Emek. Among the works by Croatian composers to be performed will be Samba da camera by Ivo Josipović, former President of Croatia.

Soprano Marija Vidovic/Photo courtesy of PR

The second part of the concert will feature César Franck’s Symphony in D minor, one of the composer’s best-known works, which premiered in Paris in 1888.  The Symphony in D Minor is composed of three movements, of which the Allegretto is known for the melody played by the Cor anglaise above plucked harp and strings.

The Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra/Photo courtesy of PR

The full concert program:

Israeli and Croatain Anthems

Marc Lavry: The Hora, from the Symphonic Poem ‘Emek’ op.45

 Croatian traditional song/orch.arr. Alex Pashkov: Ljubav se ne trži

Ivo Josipović– Samba da camera

Dora Pejačević Verwandlung (Metamorphosis), for soprano (originally for alto) and orchestra, op. 37

Liebeslied (Love Song), for soprano (originally for alto) and orchestra, op. 39

Ivan pl. Zajc:  Jelene Aria, from  the opera ‘Nikola Šubić Zrinjski’

César Franck: Symphony in D minor

The performance will take place on November 7, 2022 in the Henry Crown auditorium of the Jerusalem Theatre at 20:00. Tickets may be ordered online from the Jerusalem Theatre or call: 02-5605755.

The performance of the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra in Israel is made possible through the support of the Croatian government.


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