An musician who is searching and not treading water deserves praise. But does Benayoun’s new approach measure up?
Arts & Leisure
An exhibition documents the uprooting of Yemenite Jews from their farm on Lake Kinneret early in the last century, and honors Rachel, the iconic poet who, ill with tuberculosis, was also expelled from the area.
A boxed set of recordings marking the 80th anniversary of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra is of musical value and historic importance as well.
Neuman will be succeeding James Snyder, who has been in the post for 20 years.
From a surprising new interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s violin concerto, to medieval and Renaissance music in a moving re-release, from CD to YouTube. 2016, a classical wrap-up.
Balkan Beat Box’s latest album is quite relevant for the start of the Trump era; there are moments that seem to have been written about the possibility that all the liberals’ worst nightmares could come true.
Buttering Trio says its songs get more airplay in France than in Israel, but the members hope their new album, 'Threesome,' will change the situation.
The roughhewn and deliberately awkward quality of Ayelet Zohar’s work, the way it shies away from the overly beautiful, imbues it with truth and power.
'There were threats and curses that came to the department offices and to my personal email, in writing and orally,' says Eli Petel, head of Bezalel's Fine Arts Department.
Only seven years after first picking up a baton, young conductor Lahav Shani is already one of the leading lights of the Israeli classical music scene. Next stop, Rotterdam.