Israel Philharmonic concert to be shown in movie theaters Thursday
This has turned into a newsy week for Israeli orchestras.
On Thursday, a concert by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra will be beamed from Jerusalem into nearly 500 movie theaters, including several in the Baltimore area.
The Philharmonic event, conducted by Zubin Mehta, is devoted to romantic opera repertoire. The guest artists are super-stellar soprano Renée Fleming and one of the most distinctive and appealing tenors of the day, Joseph Calleja. The concert is also a tribute to the notable tenor of the last century, Richard Tucker.
Of particular interest for Fleming fans may be her performance with Calleja of ...
On its own, the orchestra will perform selections by Verdi, Puccini and Rimsky-Korsakov.
The broadcast, presented by NCM Fathom and Mod 3 Live, is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at AMC Owings Mills 17, Cinemark Egyptian 24 at Arundel Mills, AMC Columbia Mall 14, Snowden Square in Columbia, and Bel Air Cinema 14 in Abingdon.
PHOTO BY CHRIS LEE