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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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Shows of affection

July 1, 2017

  The five Fall Benefit Galas honoring Zubin Mehta will be shows in themselves. —————————————— PART 1 – The Eastern Region ——————————————   This fall, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra‘s tour will provide seven cities with a major musical event and, in five of them – New York, Toronto, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Miami – one of the most significant social events of any year. For months, titans of philanthropy have cleared their calendars for the days surrounding the IPO’s appearance…[Read More]

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Young Patrons Circle: Refreshing support

Think classical music is lost on the next generation? Think again. The Young Patrons Circle, which the AFIPO is launching on both coasts this year, is attracting professionals from age 21 to 40 who want to support the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra while deepening their understanding of classical music and connecting with like-minded professionals, artists and entrepreneurs across the country. “Since our L.A. launch earlier this year we’ve had tremendous interest and our membership is growing quickly,” said West Coast Director…[Read More]

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