Composing a Nation: Israel’s Musical Patriarchs
05/31/2009 at 08:00 PM – Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center
The names of those who built the nation of Israel are legendary, but those who forged its cultural voice played a
vital role in expressing the identity of the new country.
Explore the work of Israel’s musical patriarchs. Thrill to works of Paul Ben-Haim, Ödön Partos, Mordecai Seter and Josef Tal—European-born Jews who emigrated to the Holy Land in the 1920s and ’30s, and together created an Israeli musical tradition as this new nation was born and came to life.