Ein Kerem Music Festival 2023

Ein Kerem Music Festival 2023

2023 Ein Kerem Music Festival
Three days of music with the participation of international musicians at the Yochanan Monastery in the Ein Kerem mountains. Classical music, choirs, jazz and monks singing on Shavuot
Musical director and conductor: Chen Zimbalista

The Zimbalista Music Factory Association is proud to present the third music festival in Ein Kerem.
Three days of classical music with the participation of musicians from the leading orchestras in Israel.
The festival was founded and musically directed by the conductor and percussionist Chen Zimbalista
The musical emphasis of the festival is classical music with touches of jazz and world music.
The festival was founded and is held by the Music Factory Association, which advocates multicultural musical activities.

Artistic program:

Thursday 25.5

20:30 | You have to ring twice

Songs by the Hebrew poets Natan Alterman and Moshe Wilensky (“You have to ring twice”, “However, there is something in her”, “Venezuela”) in unique arrangements for the festival, alongside classical masterpieces by the composers Bach – “Concerto for Two Violins”, Vivaldi – ” Aviv” and Yusupov – “My Hometown” performed by the Music Factory Orchestra.

Conductor: Chen Zimbalista
Poetry: Tzipi Zarkin
Soloists: Igor Frog, Guy Figer, Etienne Mineri
Piano and arrangements: Idan Sochobolsky

21:30 | Yehezkel Raz and Tai Rona in the monastery

Night listening experience with sound artist Thai Rona and pianist Yehezkel Raz.
A sit-down show that combines the use of modular synthesizers, samplers and recordings from the worlds of prayer and devotion.

Friday 26.5

10:00 | Family morning in the orchard

Chen cimbalista and the music factory ensemble in a festive morning concert for the whole family.
In the program: Bach – “Concerto in B minor”, Tchaikovsky – “The Nutcracker”, Shlomo Gronich and Yusupov performed by teachers and students of the association.
Vocalist and host: Chen Zimbalist

18:00 | The song of the monks

In the amazing and mysterious space of the Yohanan Monastery in the mountains, the unique show of the Magnificat Ensemble will provide a rare glimpse into the world of the Franciscan monks with a performance of vocal music
Church from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. the number of seats is limited!

19:00 | Sunset jazz in the monastery orchard Music and wine in the monastery orchard (free entry)

A show open to the general public in the courtyard of Father Severino at the Yohanan church in the mountains.
Wine and light refreshments will be sold in the yard.

20:30 | “The singing of the choirs | “Adiamus

Multi-participant performance of the iconic work “Adiamus” by Carl Jenkins. The Music Factory Orchestra, Nakshans, the Moran Choir and the Firdaus Choir, in a one-off show with the participation of 70
Musicians in the central courtyard of the Yohanan Monastery in the mountains.

In the program: “Adiamus” by Carl Jenkins, “Holberg Suite” by the Norwegian composer Grieg, “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen.

21:30 | Severino Jazz Music and wine in Father Severino’s courtyard at the Yochanan monastery in the mountains (free entry)

Join us for a glass of wine and a jam session with the best artists of the festival.

Saturday 27.5

10:00 | Morning in the orchard Classic Camry

The chamber ensemble of the teachers of the Music Institute will perform classical masterpieces by the important composers Schubert, Dvořák and Tchaikovsky.

11:00 | The singing of the monks in the orchard

In a magical and experiential morning show that will give a glimpse into the world of the Franciscan monks, the Magnificat Ensemble will perform vocal church music from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. the number of places

Parking arrangements:
parking lot
583 Ma’ayan Alley
parking lot
15 Ma’ayan Ein Kerem St
Hadassah Ein Kerem parking lot
Hadassah Ein Kerem
*It is possible to register for shuttles that depart by prior arrangement from Mount Scopus, Jerusalem
Contact us by email – zimbalistaoffice.com

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