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2018 Europe and Israel, June 5: Jerusalem

June 06, 2018

Philadelphia Orchestra musicians gave master classes today at both the Jerusalem Music Centre and the Jerusalem Conservatory Hassadna. There was also a panel discussion on cultural diplomacy and the final full Orchestra concert of the tour.

 

Horn player Ernesto Tovar Torres instructs a student during his master class at the Jerusalem Music Centre. Photo by Jan Regan

Concertmaster David Kim adjusts the position of a student’s violin at his Music Centre master class. Photo by Jan Regan

Clarinetist Socrates Villegas coaches a chamber music group at the Music Centre. Photo by Jan Regan

Flutist Erica Peel demonstrates a passage during a master class at the Jerusalem Conservatory Hassadna.

Assistant Principal Second Violin Dara Morales helps a student at the Jerusalem Conservatory Hassadna.

The panel discussion on cultural diplomacy was held at the King David Hotel. Philadelphia Orchestra cellist Ohad Bar-David (far left), a native Israeli, is joined by (left to right) Yossi Maurey, Hebrew University musicologist; James Snyder, former director of the Israel Museum; and Ryan Fleur, interim president of The Philadelphia Orchestra. Photo by Jan Regan

Principal Flute Jeffrey Khaner warms up before the evening’s concert at the ICC Center Jerusalem. Photo by Jan Regan

A group of young audience members looks down from the balcony onto the stage before the concert begins. Photo by Jan Regan

Yannick greets three conducting students backstage prior to the concert. Photo by Jan Regan

Substitute bass player Braizahn Jones brought a group of African Hebrew Israelites to the concert and introduced them to Yannick backstage. Photo by Jan Regan

Backstage at the ICC Center Jerusalem before the concert. Photo by Jan Regan

Yannick leads the Orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4. Photo by Jan Regan

As a thank you to the audience, Yannick introduces the encore, Elgar’s Salut d’amour. Photo by Jan Regan