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Famous Conductor Questioned In Israel

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.08.2013 | Arts

Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel was detained in Israel earlier this month following a performance with the country's Philharmonic Orchestra. Acco...

"If You Can Sing Together, You Can Live Together"

AP | Posted 12.15.2012 | Arts

JERUSALEM — Israel's president has recognized Indian-born conductor Zubin Mehta for his contributions to Israeli society. Mehta, music director...

Israeli Orchestra Breaks Taboo By Performing Wagner In Germany

Posted 09.26.2011 | World

An annual month-long German celebration of composer Richard Wagner took a surprising turn this year by welcoming an Israeli ensemble for the first tim...

CultureZohn: The Carnegie Hall Youthquake

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-10-04-carnegie.jpgPrograms with the YouTube Orchestra, Dudamel and Lang Lang make it seem as if this classic hall is shedding its restraints.

Culture Zohn: The Obama of Music

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2008-12-04-zohnpull.jpg Like our president-elect, Dudamel is reaching out across the aisle to take us all in, to welcome.