Prompted by a new book on Israeli-German ties and a play about the anti-Semitic composer, a self-described Wagnerian aficionado speaks out about a still-simmering cultural controversy
Historian Uri Kupferschmidt devoted years to uncovering the story of his grandfather, a Dutch maker of stringed instruments who was murdered in the Holocaust
Avner Hanani’s 12-minute 'The Trump Sonata' features movements with titles like 'Apologize' and 'Smile,' about Hillary Clinton
At a festival in Zichron Yaakov, pianist Malcolm Bilson will try to prove his contention that 300-year-old pianos can produce more faithful sounds than Steinways.
Leading local and international artists will take part in the festival, to be held September 4-13 at the Jerusalem YMCA.
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra set for brief exile to other performance venues in Tel Aviv so that the Mann Auditorium can be renovated.
Israeli violinist Itamar Zorman ties for second place at International Tchaikovsky Competition, with no one taking first despite competition rules.
Ideas about certain groups during the Holocaust abound, but the perception here that Romanian Jewry was somewhat safe needs to be reexamined.
In his upcoming memoirs, Yehezkel Braun, one of Israel’s outstanding composers, confesses that he knew little about music before his twenties, waxes lyrical about his childhood and family, and stresses his dislike of the avant-garde genre.
Baroque ensembles, a Mahler marathon and a quartet of mostly siblings are part of this summer's crop of classical music picks at the Israel Festival.
Activists argue that if the festival takes place as planned, it will help Israel present an image of normalcy.
The remaining Jews, who were now "free," were urged to flee. About 600 people were left unguarded, frightened, near the forest. What did they do?
Right-wing activists rallied outside the conductor's Jerusalem residence, shouted abuse at him and spat in his face.
Right-wing activists threaten to hurt renowned musician, Israel critic during participation in J'lem festival.
On a new exhibition at Jerusalem's Bible Lands Museum.
Sounds, archaeological finds and scientific hypotheses all play major roles in an exhibition entitled 'Sounds of Ancient Music,' which opened last week at the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem.
A joint recital by Shai Wosner and Saleem Abbud-Ashkar, The International Master Class, Tel Hai, at the Israel Music Conservatory, 19 Stricker St. Tel Aviv