09 January 2013
Gustavo begins New Year with Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Recently named Musical America's 2013 Musician of the Year, conductor Gustavo Dudamel begins the New Year with a return to the podium of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conducting a week-long series of eight concerts that feature cellist Emanuele Silvestri and the music of Barber, Strauss, Haydn, and Mozart.
For their January 15, 16, 18, & 19 Tel Aviv performances, Gustavo and the IPO present Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1 alongside Strauss’s tone poems Don Juan and Till Eulenspiegel in a program that opens with Barber's tender Adagio for Strings.
Gustavo's remaining concerts with the IPO return to the music of Mozart. On January 17, 20, and 21, Gustavo and the Orchestra pair Haydn's concerto with Mozart’s Serenade No. 9, "Posthorn," and also add add Mozart's Masonic Funeral Music for their January 20 and 21 performances. Pianist Arie Vardi joins Gustavo and the IPO on January 18 for an all-Mozart afternoon concert that includes the D Minor piano concerto K466 followed by the "Posthorn" Serenade. Learn more here.