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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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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

Jonathan Hadas

May 20, 2015

Jonathan Hadas is part of the “next generation” of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. At only 29 years-old he has been

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The IPO for Kids

April 29, 2015

On April 27, a special concert of “The IPO for Kids” series took place featuring the harp or, to be

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