42,617 people saw Nabucco at Masada.
45,600 people saw Aida at Masada.
Extraordinary Opera events will take place at Masada.
View video clip and pictures from the events.
The free spirited gypsy Carmen sings about freedom as she falls in love with the soldier José and then with the toreador Escamillo. Fiery Spanish dances and seductive arias in a huge celebration performed by hundreds of participants by the Mt. of Masada. Love, scorching passion and hate that knows no boundries conducted by Daniel Oren.
Carmen at Masada
under the baton of Daniel Oren 3 Performances: Thursday June 7, Saturday June 9, Sunday June 10
The Idan Raichel Project Friday June 8
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Oren Daniel, Conductor
Daniel Oren was born in Israel. He conducts regularly in all leading international opera houses around the world. His opera repertoire includes many Verdi operas including Aida, Simon Boccanegra, La traviata, Rigoletto, Nabucco and many others.
Gian-Carlo del Monaco
Born in Venice, Italy. Gian-Carlo is a stage director primarily known for his opera productions. In 1991, he staged La fanciulla del West at the Metropolitan Opera and went on to direct Stiffelio, Madama Butterfly, Simon Boccanegra and La forza del destino and many other productions.
An Israeli singer-songwriter and a musician, known for his Idan Raichel Project, distinctive for its fusion of electronics, traditional Hebrew texts, Middle Eastern and Ethiopian music.
Masada - World Heritage Site
Masada - A Unesco World Cultural Heritage Site - will serve as background to the Masada Opera Weekend.
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