Did Asaf Avidan Lose His Mojo in Caesarea?

On Saturday in Caesarea amphitheater, the Israeli singer-songwriter wanted to do something different. Instead, his performance was quite weak.

Asaf Avidan’s debut performance at Caesarea was not good. But more than not being good, it did not seize the Caesarea opportunity. A Caesarea-worthy performance is one that is tightly engineered so that the artist “conquers” the amphitheater and sweep the thousands of spectators gathered there off their feet. Most performances at Caesarea are worthy of the place and Avidan could have engineered one...