Watch: fifty years of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany

The IPO took part in the celebration of fifty years of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany

Watch: Ania Bukstein with the IPO

Ania Bukstein performed with the Philharmonic in Jeans

Behind the notes - Interviews with the IPO members

We are happy to share a new section which includes personal stories and interviews with players of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

Watch: Ran Danker with the IPO

Ran Danker and conductor Omer Meir Wellber performed with the Philharmonic in Jeans.

Watch: Ray Chen performing

Watch Ray Chen performing Finale from the Bruch Violin Concerto and encore that he gave at one of the concerts he just played with us.

Violinist Joshua Bell Meets young violinists

During his last visit in Israel, Violinist Joshua Bell met young violinists and spoke to Peter Marck, IPO Bass player.

The Music Ensembles of the Greek Radio Television's last concert

Two weeks ago, the Music Ensembles of the Greek Radio Television played it's last concert. Watch the video

Back to Hall celebration at the plaza

The opening events were held on 26-28.5.13. View photos.

Julian Rachlin receives "Seat for life"

Secretary General Avi Shoshani Orchestra presented the violinist Julian Rachlin's "Seat for life".

Celebrating the reopening of the Charles Bronfman Auditorium

A gala concert held on 25.5.13 celebrating the reopening of the Charles Bronfman Auditorium. View photos

Pinchas Zukerman visits the Charles Bronfman Auditorium

Watch the video: The conductor and violinist Pinchas Zukerman visited the Charles Bronfman Auditorium.

Bronislaw Huberman, the The founder of the IPO

Bronislaw Huberman, was recognized at the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington D.C.

Thursday (21/3) we held our first rehearsal in the newly renovated Charles Bronfman Auditorium!

Maestro Zubin Mehta conducted an orchestra rehearsal in the newly renovated Charles Bronfman Auditorium. View gallery

An exciting moment with the IPO

Share your exciting moment and get a chance to win a CD!

IPO in Korea

In concert which took place on 6.1.13, the orchestra played the Korean national anthem & "Hatikava".

KeyNote's concerts

KeyNote - the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra’s program for Music Education and Community Outreach.

November 2012, Conductor Christoph Eschenbach in conversation

Backstage interview with Conductor Christoph Eschenbach.

Zubin Mehta visits Hechal Hatarbut

Zubin Mehta made a visit to Hechal Hatarbut on Friday afternoon after a long day of rehearsals. See photos

July 2012, Baritone Thomas Hampson in conversations

Baritone Thomas Hampson speaks about performing Ernest Bloch's "Sacred service" and Gustav Mahler's Kindertotenlieder with the Israel Philharmonic and Zubin Mehta


pictures from the renovation site and two short video clips of members of the orchestra visiting the site together with their musical instruments.

February 2012, Pianist Yuja Wang in conversation

Pianist Yuja Wang in conversation with Peter Marck, bass player of the IPO 27.2.12, Tel Aviv

January 2012, Violinist Julian Rachlin in conversation

Violinist Julian Rachlin in conversation with Peter Marck, bass player of the IPO 30.1.12, Tel Aviv

November 2011, Cellist Sol Gabbeta in conversation

Cellist Sol Gabbeta in conversation with Iris Regev, IPO musician @ Philocal series. (20MIN video).

July 2011, Ido Tadmor & friends dancing to Ravel's Bolero

Watch Ido Tadmor & friends dancing to Ravel's Bolero performed by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Zubin Mehta.

5.8.11 - IPO leaves Mann Auditorium

When Zubin Mehta put down the baton after the performance of Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4, the Israel Philharmonic said good-bye to its home of 55 years. (Written by Peter Marck)

7.7.11 - The Philharmonic in Jeans with Education Minister Gideon Saar

At the end of June, as part of the Philharmonic in Jeans series, the IPO gave a concert presented by Education Minister, Gideon Saar.

15.6.11 - Herbert Blomstedt & Alexandera Soumm

Special interview with Conductor Herbert Blomstedt & Violinist Alexandera Soumm. Host: Peter Marck, IPO's Bass player. 12.5.11.

The Mice from the children's opera The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Come watch a short video from the Youth Series concert "Singing Happily", March 2011

Keynote program – concerts for grades 1-2 children

3,383 students attended “To the Concert” – a musical show with the participation of 10 musicians from the Israel Philharmonic.

29.4.11 – Concert marking Holocaust Remembrance Day 2011

On April 29, 2011, the IPO commemorated Holocaust Remembrance Day with a special concert - Read more and see photos from the event.

23.3.11 - Support to the Japanese

Secretary General of the IPO expresses his encouragement and support to the Japanese people.

2.3.11 - Zubin Mehta honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Mehta received the 2434th star at a ceremony near the north- east corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street and was joined by actor Kirk Douglas... Watch now!

29.1.11 - Interview with conductor Roberto Abbado

Watch Peter Marck, bass player, interview conductor Roberto Abbado.

Kirill Petrenko & Nikolai Lugansky in conversation

Special interview with Conductor Kiril Petrenko & Pianist Nikolai Lugansky. Host: Peter Marck, IPO's Bass player. 11.28.10.

19.10.10 - Maestro Mehta in conversation with the audience

Last Tuesday (19.10.2010), an audience of more than 1,000 enjoyed a thrilling conversation with Maestro Zubin Mehta. Come and hear for yourselves.

17.10.10 - Annual Gala Concert of the IPO Foundation

The Annual Gala event of the IPO Foundation was held on Saturday 16.10.2010 at the Mann Auditorium in the presence of President Shimon Peres.

19.10.10 - Harmony on the walls of Acco

On 19.10.2010, the IPO gave a concert on the walls of Acco under the baton of Zubin Mehta and with the participation of Ahinoam Nini and Mira Awad. The festive concert saluting the city of Acco has now become a yearly tradition.

18.10.10 - Launch of the “Elegy to Yitzhak Rabin” DVD/video set

The launch of the DVD/video set “Elegy to Yizhak Rabin” in memory of Yitzhak Rabin was attended by Maestro Zubin Mehta, Dalia Rabin and Dubi Zeltzer, the composer of the elegy.

7.10.10 - Petrushka with the Batsheva Dance Company

The IPO opened its 75th season with a concert and special production in Jerusalem which included an original performance by the Batsheva Dance Company of Petrushka by Stravinsky. Come hear and watch….

18.7.10 - Press conference with Zubin Mehta

Maestro Zubin Mehta talks about Verdi's Operas special production - now at the IPO - and introducing the next season.

11.7.10 - Interviews with Robertson & Ax

The IPO presents: video interviews with you favourite guests & soloists...

6.7.2010 – Concert “A Cry to the World” - the day after

The IPO’s “A Cry to the World” concert to demand visiting rights for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit took place yesterday evening at the Eshkol Park

1.12.09 - A Teenager at the Philharmonic

It's hard to believe that KeyNote, the Israel Philharmonic's education program, has "grown up" to become a teenager. Since its inception, KeyNote, initiated and directed by Irit Rub

25.11.09 - A Harp Story

135 years ago, when this harp was fabricated in Europe, no one could have imagined the sudden, dramatic end it would, one day, come to.

10.11.09 - SheshBesh with Prince Philip at Windsor Castle

“SheshBesh” the Arab-Jewish Ensemble of the Israel Philharmonic performed at Windsor Castle for Prince Philip, Secretary General of the UN Ban Ki Mon and the world’s religious leaders.

27.10.09 - IPO Visits Madrid and Barcelona

The orchestra opened its concerts in Madrid with a visit by SofÌa, Queen of Spain. The Queen was received with warm respect, the audience and orchestra rising to their feet and applauding.
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