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La Boheme

While in most new opera productions I expect a new approach, a creative twist out of the traditional staging and setting...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Madama Butterfly

The challenge of any production of Madama Butterfly is how to keep the tension of the audience during the ...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

La Forza Del Destino

I can’t recall any other world class opera production where you could attribute the phenomenal success of the evening to two Israeli super-talents.
Faust, Istraeli Opera Tel-Aviv
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Faust

An unforgettable opera experience, thanks first and foremost to Stefano Poda’s breathtaking direction and design. The photos that accompany each of these reviews have never been so meaningful, because words a...
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Between Arab and Maghreb

It was a most unusual musical event, one that can probably happen only in Israel: a summit meeting of Andalusian music of the Maghreb, the region of North Africa west of Egypt, imported from Andalusia in ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Lucia Di Lammermoor

One name - Maria Jose Moreno – makes almost the full story of this production of Lucia, originally created for the Oviedo Opera House and first performed by The Israeli Opera five years ago. In her Israeli Op...
Norma at the The Israeli Opera, Tel-Aviv
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Norma

Rarely, you are fortunate enough to leave the Opera house after the final curtain with a fantastic sense of elation, so grateful for the experience you have just been blessed with. On the following day you star...
The Pearl Fishers at The Israeli Opera, Tel-Aviv
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The Pearl Fishers

Why is the Pearl Fishers not being performed too often at the best opera houses all over the world? And why did the first ever production in Israel had to wait that long? The answer is rather obvious: the plot ...
Macbeth Israeli Opera
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Macbeth

It is the second time for the Jean-Claude Auvray version of Macbeth to appear on the stage of the Israeli Opera, the first being 16 years ago. Then it was received with very mixed reviews: some adored it, other...
Romeo et Juliette Israeli Opera
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Romeo et Juliette

Shakespeare’s original Romeo et Juliette has inspired endless number of variations by writers, composers and so many other walks of arts. Yet, Charles Gounod and his libretto writer Jules Barbier have opted t...