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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 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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A Learning Experience

May 1, 2017

IPO holds its First International Music Education Conference, May 14-17 With a focus on “Music Education in the Community: Traditions, Challenges and Innovations,” the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra will host its first International Education Conference May 14-17. Speakers and attendees representing orchestras and academia from as far as Seoul and Seattle will converge on Tel Aviv’s Bronfman Auditorium for four days of presentations and workshops led by leading educators, scholars and musicologists from 17 countries. The conference will also allow the…[Read More]

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Mutual Benefit

The IPO and the Verbier Festival join fundraising forces on June 3 Beyond its art, one thing that sets an arts organization apart is an ability to turn annual fundraising into an international sensation. The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Foundation accomplished it three years ago when it first teamed with Switzerland’s Verbier Festival to create a one-of-a-kind joint benefit event including an intimate recital by a world renowned soloist, an auction with live online and call-in bidding, and a lavish dinner.…[Read More]

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