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A Historic Project

Read about the IPO's monumental task of digitizing over 80 years of history, preserving and organizing for future generations.

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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

Countdown to Retirement: Festival 80

September 18, 2017

March 2019 will mark a huge change in the life of Peter Marck. Join us on an intimate and personal quest through the tides with a passionate musician and IPO icon, and a dear friend. For the first time and exclusively to IPO colleagues and followers, a musician of our Orchestra will share insights into the challenging but also liberating process he goes through – towards his final performance with the IPO. Festival 80 We are now starting the 80th Festival…[Read More]

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Countdown to Retirement: Memorable Moments

September 8, 2017

March 2019 will mark a huge change in the life of Peter Marck. Join us on an intimate and personal quest through the tides with a passionate musician and IPO icon, and a dear friend. For the first time and exclusively to IPO colleagues and followers, a musician of our Orchestra will share insights into the challenging but also liberating process he goes through – towards his final performance with the IPO. Memorable Moments December 2016 Last night we played Bartok…[Read More]

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