… one of the most meaningful creations
about or in honor of Jerusalem
that has been created in the last few decades.—Ariel Levinson, Jerusalem Season of Culture
… as exciting as the coming of the messiah.—Yon Feder, Ynet Yedioth Aharonot
The mixture of styles and the diversity of the musicians and singers
as well as the linguistic plurality
suggested a utopian vision of coexistence.—Paul David Young, Art In America
The NJO performed Omer Avital’s “Hazorim Bedim’a” at the grand opening of Teddy Park, located in Mitchell Park part of the Jerusalem Walls National Park. Music from Maqam Yerushalem including Avital’s piece ‘Hazorim Bedima’ selected to be the soundtrack for the fountain show, played every night at sunset.
NJO Ensemble to perform Peretz Eliyahu’s new piece, “For All Eternity” at this year’s Sacred Music Festival, part of the Jerusalem Season of Culture.
Two concerts will take place on September 11. Buy tickets / more information
Article by Aryeh Tepper about the foundation of the orchestra by Omer Avital and Yair Harel, through the collaboration with Rabbi Haim Louk, and the creation of Maqam Yerushalem and Hazorim Bedima’a.
Ahavat Olamim 2 CD set available
Featuring master of moroccan piyyut Rabbi Haim Louk
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