Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

The Israel Philharmonic has not graced the Jones Hall stage since 1993, and SPA is proud to present them once again. Israel’s consummate cultural ambassador, the Israel Philharmonic is under the musical direction of Zubin Mehta, and led by Principal Guest Conductor Gianandrea Noseda. Founded in 1936, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra is one of the country’s oldest and most influential cultural institutions, and has dedicated itself to presenting the world’s greatest music to audiences in Israel and around the world. Houston audiences will be delighted with a program that includes Berlioz’ unforgettable Symphonie fantastique, and Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite and Daphnis et Chloé: Suite No.2. The Israel Philharmonic has performed in Houston two other times: in 1982 led by Conductor Leonard Bernstein and in 1993 led by Conductor Zubin Mehta. This tour is made possible through sponsorship from American Friends of the IPO.

The Program

Gabriel Fauré Pelléas et Mélisande: Suite, Op.80
1845-1924 Prélude
Entr'acte: Fileuse (The Spinner)
La mort de Mélisande (The Death of Melisande)

Maurice Ravel Ma Mère l'Oye (Mother Goose)
1875-1937 Prélude
Danse du rouet et scène (Dance of the Spinning Wheel & Scene)
Pavane de la belle au bois dormant (Pavane of Sleeping Beauty) 
Les entretriens de la belle et de la bête (Conversations of Beauty and the Beast)
Petit poucet (Tom Thumb)
Laideronnette, impératrice des pagodes (Laideronnette, Empress of the Pagodas)
Le jardin féerique (The Enchanted Garden)

Ravel Daphnis et Chloé: Suite No.2


Hector Berlioz Symphonie fantastique, Op.14


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