´No Palácio Foz – Sala dos Espelhos – dia 23 de Junho às 20:00
Concerto Coral – Israel Kibbutz Artsi Choir
The Israel Kibbutz Artzi Choir
The Israel Kibbutz Artzi Choir was founded in 1958 and has earned a reputation as one of the best choirs in Israel. Its singers, selected from kibbutzim throughout Israel, meet for intensive weekly rehearsals and weekend gatherings.
The Israel Kibbutz Artsi Choir is considered one of the best choirs in Israel, known especially for presenting Israeli music to audiences abroad. The choir performs a diverse repertoire of a-cappella music, specialized in Israeli liturgy and Israeli folk songs arranged for choir.
The choir performs a diverse repertoire of a-cappella music from various periods and performs with all major orchestras under the batons of conductors such as James Levine and Zubin Mehta. The choir has toured and recorded in countries such as the United States, Germany, France, Poland, Hungary, Sweden, Austria, Netherlands, Lithuania and Latvia, China, Korea and Japan.
As of 1990 Mr. Yuval Ben-Ozer is the conductor and musical director of the choir and in 1994, under his baton, the choir won the prize of the Public Council for Culture and Art for best performance of an Israeli composition.