Coming concerts

No one concert this group performs is conventional… One cannot deny PHOENIX’s superb musicianship in whatever it tackles. Those of us looking for first class performance will never be disappointed by PHOENIX. It has set new standards for Early Music performance in Israel.” Go Jerusalem

 

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The varied rainbow of bowed instruments

rainbow-266049Myrna Herzog plays and introduces different bowed instruments which were in use in the Middle Ages (vielle), the Renaissance (rabel or rabeca - still used as a folk instrument) and the Baroque (baroque cello, bass viola da gamba and quinton).

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Esa noche yo baila

2-152-OtraDanzaDePallas halfMusic from the streets and palaces of Baroque Latin America, the fascinating result of a cultural fusion. This baroque sound unique in the world is infused with the Spanish elegance, the prosody and ethnic dance of Indians, the contagious rhythms of Africans, and the flavor of "the streets" celebrations.

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In search of the Chaconne

Chaconne dancer redA taste of different worlds revolving over the chaconne, including 2 works newly written for PHOENIX by Israeli composers Jonathan Keren and Uri Brener, together with works by György Ligeti  Biagio Marini, Merula, Marais, Purcell, Haendel, Gustav Holst and an inventive arrangement of Bach's Chaconne by Russian/American composer Jakov Jakoulov.

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Encounter: a musical party

treeA concert for the whole family, a true party joining Israeli ensemble PHOENIX and their Italian guests Concerto de’ Cavalieri. The family audience will have the opportunity to experience the tradition of the Italians and how it can also be part of the Israeli culture.

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Rameau: Tradition & Innovation

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The program is fully devoted to Jean-Philippe Rameau's Pièces de Clavecin en Concert, the sole chamber music work by the great composer. Imagination, refinement, pathos and boldness make those works a delight and a privilege to hear.