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The Classical Series

The JSO flagship series sets out on another journey! For our 85th season we have prepared for a varied programme, full of surprises, magic and beauty, of exciting musical experiences.

Among our concerts: An opening concert featuring Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz alongside an Homage à Mark Kopytman, a concert featuring Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliette, Symphonic Dances from Bernstein’s West Side Story and Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle,  two concerts featuring wonderful works by Shostakovich and Prokofiev (one of which is with renowned cellist Mischa Maisky and conductor Eliahu Inbal), Orff’s Carmina Burana; an evening featuring works by Ravel, Berlioz and Bizet with Maestro Yves Abel and mezzo soprano Rachel Frenkel, a season finale concert with conductor Catherine Larsen-Maguire and pianist Alon Goldstein, and much more.




Season Opening Concert
Thursday 27.10.22

Steven Sloane, conductor
Elisabeth Leonskaja, piano
Adler, Ammar, Ben Moshe, Permont
- Hommage à Mark Kopytman, world première, commissioned by the JSO
Schumann - Piano Concerto
Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique


Paganini and Franck
Wednesday 9.11.22
Marc Albrecht, conductor
Ning Feng, violin
Weber - Der Freischütz: Overture
- Violin Concerto
Franck - Symphony in d minor

'Romantic Music, Then and Now' - Pianos Festival Opening Concert
Wednesday 23.11.22
In cooperation with the Jerusalem Theater

Avishai Shalom,conductor
Andy Feldbau, piano
Gil Shohat, piano
Tomer Rubinstein, piano

Rachmaninoff – Piano Concerto No. 1
Gil Shohat – Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No. 1



Hallelujah Festival Opening Concert
Monday 5.12.22

Yishai Steckler, conductor
Tali Ketzef, soprano
Alon Harari, counter tenor
Alexei Kanonikoff, baritone

Tel Aviv Collegium Singers
 Yishai Steckler
, chorusmaster

Jerusalem Oratorio Chamber Choir
 Dor Magen
, chorusmaster

Jerusalem Oratorio Capellatte Choir
 Naama Nazarathy Gordon
, chorusmaster

Ankor Choir
 Dafna Ben-Yohanan
, chorusmaster

Hana Ajiashvili - Riddle, for Soloists, Choirs and Orchestra (based on Yehuda Ha-Levi), world première, commissioned by the Adele and John Gray Endowment Fund
Orff - Carmina Burana


Romeo and Juliette, Bluebeard’s Castle and Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Tuesday 20.12.22

Steven Sloane, conductor
Soloists TBA
Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliette
- Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
- Bluebeard’s Castle, an Opera in One Act


Ravel, Berlioz, Bizet
Wednesday 11.1.23

Yves Abel, conductor
Rachel Frenkel, mezzo soprano

Ravel - Le Tombeau de Couperin
Berlioz - Les Nuits d'été
Bizet - Symphony in C


Works by Shostakovich and Prokofiev
Saturday 4.2.23

Steven Sloane, conductor
Kolja Blacher, violin

Shostakovich - Moscow, Cheryomushki Suite
Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No. 2
Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5


Shostakovich’s Ninth and Cello Concerto, Excerpts from Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliette
Thursday 16.2.23
Eliahu Inbal, conductor
Mischa Maisky, cello
Shostakovich - Cello Concerto No. 1
- Excerpts from Romeo and Juliette
Shostakovich - Symphony No. 9


Beethoven’s Second and R. Strauss’ Don Juan

Tuesday 28.3.23

Ilan Volkov, conductor
Saar Berger, french horn

Beethoven - Symphony No. 2
Žuraj - Hawk-Eye, Concerto for Horn and Orchestra (2014)
R. Strauss - Don Juan, Tone Poem

An Evening with Jörg Widmann
Thursday 18.5.23

Jörg Widmann, conductor and soloist (clarinet)

Weber - Clarinet Concerto No. 1
Widmann - Con brio
Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 5, Reformation

Mahler’s Ninth
Wednesday 5.7.23
Steven Sloane, conductor
Rebecca Nelsen, soprano
Ella Milch-Sheriff - Farewell (Abschied) to lyrics by Else Lasker-Schüler
Mahler - Symphony No. 9


Season Finale Concert
Wednesday 19.7.23
Catherine Larsen-Maguire, conductor
Alon Goldstein, piano

Zehavi - Rock
Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Rachmaninoff - The Rock, Symphonic Poem
Tchaikovsky - Capriccio Italien




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Terms of Purchase

  • Last season’s seats will be held for renewing subscribers until June 10th, 2023
  • Seats will not be reserved for subscribers to the Family Concert Series
  • New subscribers will be allocated seats after July 10th, 2023, on a first-come, first-served basis
  • The program of the Highlights Series is fixed and the concerts are non exchangeable
  • Tickets for the Pupils and Young People (up to 30)/Student Subscriptions are subject to availability
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Concerts in this Series
October 4

Season Opening Concert: Julian Rachlin - Conductor and Soloist

Works by Tchaikovsky and Glinka
December 5

Rachlin Plays Mendelssohn and Conducts Dvořák (Jerusalem)

Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto and Dvořák's Symphony No. 9, From the New World and Carnival Overture -with Maestro Julian Rachlin
January 24

Wonder Valves: Sergei Nakariakov - The Trumpet Wizard

Symphony No. 10 by Shostakovich, Cello Concerto in C Major (Arr. For Flugelhorn and Orchestra: M. Nakariakov) by Haydn, Pictures from Jerusalem, Orchestral Suite by Lavri, and Variations on "Carnival of Venice" by Arban.
February 7

Merry Pranks in 40 Fingers - Ainārs Rubiķis with the MultiPiano Ensemble

Conductor Ainārs Rubiķis and The MultiPiano Ensemble perform works by Bach, Moscheles, Rachmaninoff, Shostakovich and R. Strauss
March 21

Beethoven's Eroica (and Mozart)

The Overture to Mozart's 'Le nozze di Figaro' and 'Sinfonia Concertante', as well as Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, 'Eroica'
May 9

Julian Rachlin and Danielle Akta

Maestro Rachlin and cellist Danielle Akta Perform works by Haydn, Weinberg and Brahms
July 1

Meteor: Alexander Malofeev

Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2, S'ymphonie Fantastique' by Berlioz and the Festive Overture by Shostakovitch
July 22

Season Finale Concert: Strong Colors

Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 1 with pianist Alexey Volodin, and works by Prokofiev, Ravel, Borodin - a concert with Maestro Lio Kuokman