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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

Saimir Pirgu

July 23, 2015

Acclaimed by audiences and critics around the world, Saimir Pirgu has risen rapidly on both the opera and concert stages. 

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Sulamot Celebrates

July 21, 2015

Our special program SULAMOT – Music for Social Change, completed its fifth year of activity, celebrating with a series of

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