Abu Gosh Vocal Music Festival

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Country and Region IsraelJerusalem District
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Abu Gosh, Jerusalem District, Israel
Festival Contact Information

Gershon Cohen
Shoeva, 90855 Israel
Phone: (972) 2-5341305
Fax: (972) 2-5344126
Email: agfestiv@inter.net.il

Festival Description

Held twice a year, during the Jewish religious festivals of Shavuot and Sukkot, the Abu Gosh Vocal Music Festival offers a plethora of musical offerings each year. The Abu Gosh Vocal Music Festival includes four days of a wide and rich repertoire of vocal music, with the participation of about 700 musicians—choirs, soloists, orchestras and ensembles. In addition to the most popular and best loved works, there will be unique productions, formed especially for the Festival. The 30th Festival summarizes years of rich development, unique in the Israeli musical scene, and presents soloists, orchestras and ensembles of the highest quality combined with spiritual musical experiences—works by Rossini, Bach, Handel, Haydn, Schubert, Saint-Saens, Cherubini, Mozart, Vivaldi, Mendelssohn, Dvorak, Fauré, Dorival Caymmi (Brazil), music from the Balkans, Sardinia, Sicily, Italy, Spain, Spirituals, Gospel and more.

Festival Dates October 19 - 22, 2011
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