Latest Music of Israel Stories

2012-01-17 08:00:00

Acclaimed Yiddish singer's version of 'Shnei Shoshanim' (Two Roses) with Art Bailey's Orkestra Popilar benefits the Breast Cancer Research Foundation New

2008-09-17 15:00:23

By RUTHIE BLUM LEIBOWITZ 'While 'Hatikva' may not the greatest piece of music," says Zamir Chorale Foundation founder and director Matthew (Mati) Lazar, "the power one feels singing it is undeniable." The long-time conductor and ardent Zionist goes on to ask rhetorically: "Who else but our people would have their national anthem in a minor key?" Here last month to conduct members of his Zamir Chorale and Shirah Choir, as well as a large group of individual singers from across the...

2008-09-04 18:00:18

FRIDAY morning's concert by the Jerusalem Quartet at the Queen's Hall was surely one of the more controversial events at this year's Edinburgh Festival. The Palestinian protesters outside suggested there might be trouble.

2008-09-04 15:00:22

By BARRY DAVIS Later this month, an historic event will take place in Vienna. While it is hardly likely to make the world sit up and take note, the first festival devoted to Jewish and Israeli music ever held in Austria is certainly a laudable milestone.

2008-08-30 09:00:42

By Tim Cornwell PROTESTERS who interrupted a concert by Israeli musicians five times yesterday sparked outrage - but the audience for the recital, by the Jerusalem Quartet as part of the Edinburgh International Festival, responded with a standing ovation.

2008-08-13 21:00:18

By DAVID BRINN Red Orbach is a clueless Neanderthal.

2008-07-16 09:00:52

By JENNA STARK A new movement is taking hold of the alternative music scene, with hundreds of Israeli bands singing in English in an attempt to achieve international recognition, according to Orly Yaakobi, editor and presenter of the radio show Or Lagoyim (Light Unto the Nations) on Radio Kol Hacampus.

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