Maya Amir Wins 3rd Prize In Froville Baroque Singing Competition

The 7th edition of the Froville International Baroque Singing Competition, which took place from September 27 to 30, saw French mezzo-soprano Anaïs Bertrand take first prize, ahead of Franco-British counter-tenor William Howard Shelton and Israeli mezzo-soprano Maya Amir.

On The Map Receives 2 Audience Awards

Documentary film On The Map had a very warm welcome across the US and in the media. It has just received 2 more Audience Awards: from the Boston Jewish Film Festival and from the Rutgers Jewish Film Festival.

The Jerusalem Philharmonic Hosts Maxim Vengerov and Shira Shaked

Next summer, The Jerusalem Philharmonic Orchestra will host a special Jerusalem Day concert with conductor Maxim Vengerov and pianist Shira Shaked, performing the overture to Beethoven‘s Egmont and Piano Concerto No. 4 as well as Dvořák‘s – Symphony No....

Oren Neiman

Composer/Guitarist Oren Neiman’s music is both innovative and in the forefront of today’s jazz styles, as well as being celebrated for his technical precision. His compositions explore a combination of jazz sensibility with Middle...

Apples from the Dessert Takes Audience Award

The film Apples from the Dessert wins the Cherry Hill JFF 2016 Audience Award for best drama. The film Was written and directed by Matti Harari and Arik Lubetzky. It tells the story of Rebecca Abarbanel, an...

A New Album by The Itamar Borochov Quartet

The Itamar Borochov Quartet will release its new album Blue Nights in North-America on February 1st on Laborie Jazz. The band we will go back on the road in both-coasts in support of the release, before heading to...

Arie Vardi is Israel Prize laureate in music, 2017

Pianist, teacher, educator, Prof. Arie Vardi, has been announced as Israel Prize laureate in music, 2017. The prize committee’s arguments for electing Vardi were his achievements as a performing artist and his enormous contribution...

The Next Generation of Outstanding Performers, presented by The ICO & AICF

Watch a taste from a special concert with the Israel Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Ariel Zukerman, an AICF alum, hosting some exceptional young soloists who won an AICF excellence grant. The concert advanced AICF's and ICO's vision...

Liquid Melodies CD Available on Spotify

Tamuz Nissim's latest album "Liquid Melodies" is now available on Spotify. Read the review from the "Jazz Journal" UK: "A rather lovely record from the light-voiced and poetically inclined New York based Israeli Nissim and the rhythmically...

Yael Kanarek Celebrates 2018’s Arrival with New Pieces

Artist and jeweler Yael Kanarek has welcomed the new year with a new set of jewelry pieces (above). To learn more about Yael and her work, please visit  

Jonathan Leshnoff Releases ‘Violins of Hope’ Album

This past Thursday, on May 2nd and in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day,  Jonathan Leshnoff released his new album, 'Violins of Hope'

Boaz Vaadia’s Sculpture Unveiled in Sarasota

Developer Dr. Mark Kauffman, Alfstad & Contemporary and the city of Sarasota partnered to place a sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist Boaz Vaadia in the plaza of the Sabal Palm Bank building at the...