A formidable and incandescent presence on the podium, conductor Gisele Ben-Dor is described by the Los Angeles Times as "a star on the rise - a ferocious talent." "Ben-Dor casts her spell," the Boston Globe reported, "a tremendous musician, expert technician, charismatic performer." These comments reflect the overwhelming praise Ben-Dor has garnered in her appearances as guest conductor with major orchestras and ensembles around the world .

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NEW!       UPCOMING  CD , MARCH 18, 2016

 

GINASTERA: THE VOCAL ALBUM   

 

PLACIDO DOMINGO

ANA-MARIA MARTINEZ      VIRGINIA TOLA

SANTA BARBARA SYMPHONY

GISELE BEN-DOR

WARNER CLASICS



 UPCOMING   PERFORMANCES    INCLUDE

 

March 2016,  Orquesta Nacional de Costa Rica, works by Ginastera, Alberto Williams,

Luis Bacalov and Piazzolla

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May 2016,  Boston Pro-Arte ChamberOrchestra , works by Tchrepnin, Stravinsky and Ginastera

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July 2016,  Israel Chamber Orchestra, works by Grieg and Ariel Ramirez

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Feb 2017, Israel Chamber Orchestra, works by De Falla, selections of Zarzuela and Ginastera

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Gisele Ben Dor featured in Fanfare Magazine

The Must-Have CDs 

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Ginastera: Popol Vuh - The Mayan Creation

Gisele Ben-Dor, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra
BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Ginastera – Estancia, Panambi, Suite de Danzas Criollas (world premiere of orchestral version), Ollantay

 

 

RECENT    PERFORMANCES INCLUDE

 

 

Jan 2016    Tel-Aviv Soloists  . Israel,   works by Dvorak, Mozart and Piazzolla

 

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Dec 2015- Jan 2016 Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Holland, works by Bernstein, Gershwin, Ravel, Saint-Saens, Piazzolla, J. Strauss.

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September 2015 SODRE, Orquesta Nacional, Montevideo, Uruguay, works by Villa-Lobos, Rodrigo, Dvorak.

 

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 May 2015 Boston Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, works by Ginastera and Piazzolla

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Dec 2014- Jan 2015 , Opera et Orchestre National de Montpelier, works by Dvorak,   Gershwin, Piazzolla, J. Strauss

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Nov 2014, Tel-Aviv Soloists, Debussy, Mahler

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May 2014, Belgrade Philharmonic , Serbia, works by Moncayo, Marquez, Revueltas and Ginastera

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March 2014, Orchestre de Cannes, France, All Dvorak program ( Violin Cto, Cello Cto, Czeque Suite )

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September 2013, Boston Pro-Arte Chamber Orchestra, Haydn, Beethoven, Revueltas

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June 2013, Tel-Aviv Soloists, Israel - works by Solomone Rossi “Ebreo”, Handel, Piazzolla and traditional Ladino songs

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February 2nd, 2013-  ClassiCameri Festival in Eilat, Israel, Israel Chamber Orchestra

Bartok Rumanian Folk Dances, Opera Arias (Handel, Mozart, Gounod),

Piazzolla (Oblivion, Tanti Anni Prima) and Beethoven's 7th Symphony.

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November 2012 - Chicago Sinfonietta , works by De Falla, Ravel, Revueltas, Blas Galindo, Chavez, Piazzolla, Marquez, Moncayo and Bacalov

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November 2012 - Gisele Ben Dor will open the Israeli Chamber Orchestra's "Seasons" concert series with a program including music by Mascani, Puccini, Castelnuovo Tedesco and Ginastera.

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May 2012 - Gisele Ben-Dor featured on the City of Annapolis campaign in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Symphony Orchestra of Annapolis

 

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April 2012 - With Arco Ensemble, works by Piazzolla, Turina, Rodrigo, Revueltas and Alberto Williams.

 

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August 2011 – Uruguay, Nueva Congregacion Israelita ( N.C.I), 75th Anniversary celebration. Works by Bloch, Mendelssohn, Saint-Saens, Verdi, Bacalov, Piazzolla, Gershwin, A.L. Weber and traditional Jewish and Israeli music.

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June 2011 - Ensemble Meitar, Tel-Aviv “Einav” Hall , Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde

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June 2011 - Hong-Kong Cultural Centre Hall. Debut with the Hong-Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in a programme including Estancia by Ginastera, The Four Seasons and the Concerto for Bandoneón Aconcagua by Piazzolla and La noche de los Mayas by Revueltas,

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April 2011 - National Concert Hall, Taiwan, Philharmonia Taïwan / National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) in a programme including: Four dances from Estancia by Ginastera, Concerto for Bandoneón by Piazzolla and Dvorak's Symphony No. 7 in D minor.

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March, 2011- Tulsa Philharmonic, Brahms Symphony #3, Liszt Les Preludes, Prokofieff, Piano Concerto #1

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March, 2011- Eilat Festival, Israel - Nino Rota 100th Anniversary, ( music for Fellini, Visconti and Zefirelli’s films)

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