A Case of Art Imitating Art: The Israeli Composer Who Can Paint Music

Festival attractions include musical compositions in the Baroque style, an antique music ensemble and an exhibition of paintings by composer Dr. Hagar Kadima.

Sixteen years ago, the music department of the Ministry of Culture and Sport’s Culture Authority launched a festival dedicated to Israeli music and to local performers – the Israeli Music Festival. This festive event has undergone many changes since then, some of them not particularly festive – especially in the festival’s early years. During that period, the half-empty...