Seeing the Sounds: Classical Music Festival at the Israel Museum

Celebrate a special event with a private concert featuring performances by renowned international ensembles in the Israel Museum galleries. Each Seeing the Sounds concert is a unique encounter between music and artworks featured in our galleries.

Seeing the Sounds is part of an initiative funded by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the Dresden State Museums exploring the theme of materiality and metaphor at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem in the spring and the British Museum, London in the fall.

While all our gallery concerts are available for purchase, we recommend those below*:

Friday, June 2
Psalms of the Renaissance up to the Contemporary Time
Featuring EuropaChorAkademie

Saturday, June 3
Lutheran Psalms
Featuring EuropaChorAkademie

Wednesday, June 7
Byzantine Psalms
Featuring Corul-Madrigal, the National Chamber Choir of Romania

Thursday, June 8
Solo Harp Recital on Materiality and Metaphor
Featuring Xavier de Maistre, world-renowned French harpist

Saturday, June 10
Chen Reiss Recital on Materiality and Metaphor
Featuring Chen Reiss, soprano and Charles Spencer, pianist
Each gallery concert can accommodate between 50 to 100 guests.

*Please note that the program is subject to change.

The full program will be available on the Israel Museum website on May 1. For inquiries and details on purchasing these or other gallery concerts, please email Rebeccah Stromberg at the Israel Museum.

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