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Gisele Ben Dor featured in the January-February 2011 Fanfare Magazine

Review

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The Penguin Guide to the 1000 Finest Classical Recordings:

The Must-Have CDs 

Gisele Ben-Dor’s CD of music by Alberto Ginastera ( Glosses on Themes of Pablo Casals, orchestra and chamber versions, and Variaciones Concertantes, with the London Symphony Orchestra and the Israel Chamber Orchestra ) is listed in this year’s

The Penguin Guide to the 1000 Finest Classical Recordings: The Must-Have CDs and DVDs

by Ivan March, Edward Greenfield, Robert Layton and Paul Czajkowski (Oct 12, 2011)  

“if you want to explore the full range of the composer's melodic invention and vivid orchestral palette, you could hardly better this superbly played and recorded coupling...First rate recording too.”

 Penguin Guide, 2011 edition

 

New CD release

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

See reviews: 

Fanfare Magazine

 

Recent performances, highlights

 

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 programme including music by Mascani, Puccini, Castelnuovo Tedesco and Ginastera.

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October 2012 – Prague Radio Autumn Festival, works by Poulenc, Renier, Boulanger and Debussy.

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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, with violinist Karen Gomyo.

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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 played by Juanjo Mosalini 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 with Michael Noble.

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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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Upcoming performances include:

 

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

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

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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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