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American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (AFIPO) seeks to strengthen and broaden
the reach of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra as the preeminent cultural ambassador for the
State of Israel and expand the support of classical music and musical education in Israel.

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An inside view

Tour of the Far East

Principal Bassist, Peter Marck, blogged throughout the IPO’s recent 7 city tour, giving an inside look at travelling with a major orchestra

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Browse the timeline of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and read about it's rich history from 1936 to today

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News Stories

our new concertmaster

January 8, 2015

It feels like a family over there and I’m very much looking forward to joining that family. – David Radzynski

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A Personal Note

December 3, 2014

Whenever I finish a tour blog I realize that there is no way to convey the hardships, small and large,

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