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Israeli Opera Festival at Masada 2014

Following three highly successful productions in 2010, 2011 and 2012, the Israeli Opera Festival at Masada has earned itself a place on the international summer open air opera circuit. The festival will return to the foot of Masada, a UNESCO World Heritage Site at the lowest point on earth at the Dead Sea, with a spectacular new production of La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi. 

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Following three highly successful productions in 2010, 2011 and 2012, the Israeli Opera Festival at Masada has earned itself a place on the international summer open air opera circuit. The festival will return to the foot of Masada, a UNESCO World Heritage Site at the lowest point on earth at the Dead Sea, with a spectacular new production of La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi. As in previous years, thousands of cultural tourists are expected to join the tens of thousands of Israelis who flock to Masada for an unforgettable experience in a unique setting.

 

The fortress of Masada serves as the backdrop to the opera, which is staged in a specially erected amphitheater and opera village on the floor of the desert. The clear desert nights, the cool breeze and the breathtaking views promise an unforgettable experience for opera lovers.

 

 The performances of La Traviata at Masada will take place 12, 14, 16, 17 June 2014, conducted by maestro Daniel Oren and directed by Michal Znaniecki. The international cast of soloists includes Aurelia Florian (Violetta), Celso Albelo (Alfredo), Ionut  Pascu (Germont), Noah Briger (Baron), Oded Reich (Marquis), Carlo Striuli (Dr. Grenvil) and Guy Mannheim as Gaston,

 

In addition, visitors to the Israeli Opera Festival at Masada will be able to enjoy a performance by Israeli world singer Idan Raichel, accompanied by international singers, on 13 June 2014. For the first time at the Israeli Opera Festival at Masada, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Kent Nagano, will perform Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, with the participation of a chorus and international soloists, on 15 June 2014.

 

The festival at Masada will be followed immediately by a weekend of Amadeus Mozart in the spectacular setting of the subterranean Crusader halls in Acco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Guests will enjoy a partial staging of Don Giovanni on 19 and 21 June 2014, featuring libretto Lorenzo da Ponte. Mozart’s final opus, the Requiem, will be performed on 20 June 2014 and   a one hour performance of the Magic Flute suitable for the entire family on the morning of 21 June. There will also be the option of a sumptuous pre-performance Crusader's Banquet served in the subterranean halls.


Information: http://www.israel-opera.co.il​​​

 

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