• toujours Mozart at Elma

toujours Mozart – Mozart Festival

 

We are happy to present the wealth of Mozart's music, unique in its variety, charm and depth, in concerts, masterclasses and lectures - all celebrated on Mozart's 262 birthday. Top artists, Israeli and international, have assembled to from the special Israeli Mozart Orchestra, playing on period instruments in the historical style and without a conductor. They all perform a rich program, from orchestral & choral to church music and dance, from chamber music to opera and organ. Enjoy all this at the Elma Arts Complex, offering acoustically perfect halls and a taste Austrian culinary delights.

 
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Daily tickets for festival events

Mozart for Friday: NIS 440
Mozart for Saturday: NIS 520
Mozart for the Weekend (Thursday-Saturday): NIS 720
For tickets: +972-4-6300123 Ext. 2

A weekend filled with Mozart

2 or 3 nights accommodation at Elma hotel with access to festival events taking place during your stay
For details: +972-4-6300108

Mozart Festival Events 25-27/01

Thursday, Jan. 25

18:00-19:00 Mozart All Over the Place

Playing Mozart around Elma

19:30-21:30 An Operatic Academy in Vienna

An orchestral and vocal concert as performed in Mozart’s time

22:00-00:00 In Search of Mozart

Documentary film, English subtitles
 

Friday, Jan. 26

10:30-11:30 Sonatas for Piano and Violin I

Mozart’s sonatas performed by members of the Israel Mozart Orchestra

10:30-11:30 Funny Songs and Bawdy Canons

Mozart’s humorous and somewhat indecent genius presented by the musicians with help from the audience

12:00-13:00 In the Salzburg Cathedral

A church service by Mozart

14:15-15:00 A Serenade for the Countess

A magnificent work written especially for Countess Lodron in Salzburg

14:15-15:00 Panel: Mozart, Our Times and His

Panel with Noam Ben-Zeev, Elma's artistic director; Zvi Meniker, Festival's artistic director; Amir Mandel, Haaretz music critic

15:30-16:30 Sonatas for Piano and Violin II

Mozart’s sonatas in original form and in arrangements performed by members of the Israel Chamber Project

15:30-16:15 Workshop: Old and Modern

A lecture-workshop presenting the classical instruments in comparison with their modern counterparts

15:30-16:15 Masterclass: Dancing with Mozart

A dancing lesson for the audience with dance master Jurgen Schrape

17:00-17:45 Mozart’s Piano

Works for Mozart's main instrument, solo and four hands

17:00-17:45 Mozart by Everyone

Works by Mozart played by students and amateurs

18:15-19:15 64 Things – Mozart Edition

A concert where neither the audience nor the performers know what's going to happen

18:15-19:15 Beauty and the Beast

Opposing Poles in Mozart's Music

21:00-21:45 Mozart and the Organ

Music performed by Zvi Meniker, Avinoam Shalev and members of the Israel Mozart Orchestra

22:00-22:45 Masterclass: Dancing with Mozart

A dancing lesson for the audience with dance master Jurgen Schrape
 

Saturday, Jan. 27

10:30-11:30 Sonatas for Piano and Violin III

Mozart’s sonatas performed by Menachem Wiesenberg and Hagai Shaham

10:30-11:30 Funny Songs and Bawdy Canons

Mozart’s humorous and somewhat indecent genius presented by the musicians with help from the audience

12:00-13:00 In the Salzburg Cathedral

A church service by Mozart

14:15-15:00 A Serenade for the Countess

A magnificent work written especially for Countess Lodron in Salzburg

14:15-15:00 Mozart by Everyone

Works by Mozart played by students and amateurs

15:30-16:30 Sonatas for Piano and Violin IV

Mozart's sonatas performed by members of the Israel Mozart Orchestera

15:30-16:15 Lecture: Between Salzburg and Vienna

Lecture by Noam Ben-Zeev, Elma's artistic director, about aspects of mozart's music and his times

15:30-16:15 Masterclass: Dancing with Mozart

A dancing lesson for the audience with dance master Jurgen Schrape

17:00-18:00 64 Things – Mozart Edition

A concert where neither the audience nor the performers know what's going to happen

17:00-18:00 Mozart by Everyone

Works by Mozart played by students and amateurs

18:00-18:45 A Birthday Party for Mozart

Celebrating Mozart's 262 birthday on his date of birth: 27/1/1756

19:30-21:30 An Operatic Academy in Vienna

An orchestral and vocal concert as performed in Mozart’s time