Israel Philharmonic Short Videos Collection

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English: Zubin Mehta conducting the Israeli Ph...
English: Zubin Mehta conducting the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra at the Jamshed Bhabha Theatre(NCPA) in Mumbai. A series of concerts were held to mark the centenary of Mehli Mehta, Zubin's father. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
HD Israel Philharmonic - 2012-2013 season review
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HD Israel Philharmonic Conversations: Herbert Blomstedt and Alexandra Soumm
HD Israel Philharmonic Conversations: Roberto Abbado
Israel Philharmonic Conversations: Kiril Petrenko and Nikolay Lugansky


The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1936 by Bronislaw Huberman and its inaugural concert, on 26 December 1936, was conducted by Arturo Toscanini.

In 1968 Maestro Zubin Mehta was appointed Music Advisor to the IPO and in 1977 he became its Music Director. Leonard Bernstein was named IPO Laureate Conductor in 1988, in 1992 Kurt Masur was appointed Honorary Guest Conductor and since the 2001-02 season Yoel Levi has been Principal Guest Conductor of the IPO.

English: The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra's 7...
English: The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra's 70th Anniversary. Français : L'orchestre philharmonique d’Israël, photographié lors de son 70 e anniversaire. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Since the 2011-12 season, Italian conductor Gianandrea Noseda has been Chief Guest Conductor of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. He is Music Director of Teatro Regio in Turin, Laureate Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, Victor de Sabata Guest Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Principal Conductor of the Orquesta de Cadaqués in Spain and Artistic Director of the Stresa Festival.

Yehoshua Pasternak, Chairman

Zubin Mehta, Music Director
Gianandrea Noseda, Principal Guest Conductor

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