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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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History

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

AFIPO Names First CEO

November 22, 2016

November 21, 2016 David Hirsch, President of the Board of the American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (AFIPO), announced

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AFIPO Earns 4-Star Rating!

June 9, 2016

American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (AFIPO) is proud to be recognized as a 4-star charity by Charity Navigator,

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