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The Bombay Chamber Orchestra


Bombay Chamber orchestra – August Concert

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  • Date: August 27, 2017
  • Time: 18:30
  • Location: Sophia College, Bhulabai Desai Road, Mumbai
  • Venue: Sophia Bhabha Auditorium

The Bombay Chamber orchestra Society



Conductor: Roit Feldenkreis

Soloist: Hadar Rimon (Violin)

Courtesy: The Consulate General of Israel, Mumbai

Wieniawski Violin Concerto No. 1 and

Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op.28  Camile Saint-saens

Programme includes Symphony No 5, Beethoven and Overture to La Forza del Destino, Verdi

TICKETS: Rs. 640, 550, 410

BOOKING OPENS: 14th August, 2017

at Sophia Bhabha Hall, Sophia College Campus, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Breach Candy

(Daily 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Mob.:  98921-32711)

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Roit Feldenkreis, a prizewinner in the 2014 Conducting Masterclass and Competition of the London (U.K.) Classical Soloists, and an up-and-coming presence in the international music arena, is the founder, principal conductor and music director of the six-year-old Israeli Moshavot Chamber Orchestra.

Among the other Israeli orchestras that Roit has conducted are the Ra’anana Symphonette Orchestra, Ramat Ha’sharon Symphonic Orchestra, International “Kol Hamerkaz” Orchestra, Carter’s Symphonic Orchestra of Tel Aviv University, and Ashdod Chamber Orchestra. Elsewhere, she has conducted the Montevideo (Uruguay) Philharmonic Orchestra, the London City Orchestra with pianist Jayson Gillham, and the National Congress Symphony Orchestra of Paraguay with flutist Adriana Aquino Navarro. Upcoming engagements will take her to India, Portugal and the USA.

Starting her musical career as a soprano singer, Roit Feldenkreis has performed as a soloist with the Philharmonic Choir of Israel and the Israeli Opera Choir, among others. She has also conducted choirs in Israel and around the world, including the Philharmonic Choir in Maestro Daniel Oren’s production of Puccini’s “Madam Butterfly” with the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra.

A graduate of Tel Aviv University, Roit holds a Master’s Degree in Orchestral Conducting from the university’s Buchman-Mehta School of Music, where she studied with Yoav Talmi, Principal Conductor and Music Director of the Israeli Chamber Orchestra. Other conductors with whom she has studied include Mandy Rodan, Gisele Ben-Dor, Noam Sheriff, Zsolt Nagy, Achim Holub, Avi Ostrovski, Ze’ev Dorman, Helmut Riling, Manfred Honneck and Julian Raichlin, to name a few.

During her young career, Roit has developed a repertoire of classical music spanning four centuries by composers ranging from Bach to Webern.

Born in Tel-Aviv in 1986, Hadar Rimon began studying the violin at the age of 5 with Ms. Lena Mazor at the Catherine Lewis Music Conservatory in Tel- Aviv. She continued her musical studies at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music in Tel-Aviv University with Prof. Irina Svetlova and graduated with excellence in both her Bachelor and Master degrees in Music Performance. She later completed a second Bachelor and second Master’s, also graduating with excellence, from Zurich University of the Arts were she studied with Prof. Zakhar Bron. She is currently studying with Prof. Bron in the framework of Zakhar Bron Academy in Interlaken, Switzerland.

Hadar won first prizes at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music’s competition and the “Clairmont” violin competition in Israel. She is also the prizewinner of important international competitions, such as the Novosibirsk International Competition for young violinists in Russia, and the Sion Valais International Violin Competition in Switzerland.

Hadar performed in recitals and chamber music concerts in Israel, India and all over Europe. She performed in festivals such as the “Felicja Blumental International Music Festival” in Tel-Aviv Museum, the “Zurich Herbst Festival”, and the “Interlaken Classics Festival” in Switzerland. She performed in concerts which were broadcast to the IBA Israeli radio, and transmitted to Israeli television in important halls such as “Targ Music Center” in Jerusalem, “Jerusalem Music Center”, “Zavta Hall” in Tel-Aviv, and “Henry Crown” Hall in Jerusalem.

Hadar performs regularly in recitals and chamber music concerts in Israel and abroad with her mother, pianist Natasha Tadson. They have been performing together since the very beginning of her musical studies and enjoy a very fruitful family collaboration as a duo.

Hadar performed as a soloist with the “Thelma Yellin” Symphony Orchestra, the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music Symphony Orchestra, the Haifa Symphony Orchestra, the Bombay Chamber Orchestra, the Novosibirsk Conservatory Orchestra, the Dohnányi de Budafók Symphony Orchestra, Meridies Chamber Orchestra, Zakhar Bron Chamber Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, and others.

Hadar has participated in Master-Classes in Israel, Germany, Austria, Italy, and Switzerland with Miriam Fried, Ida Haendel, Shlomo Mintz, Leonidas Kavakos, Julian Rachlin, Pinchas Zukerman, Victor Danchenko, and Zakhar Bron.

Hadar received scholarships from the “America-Israel Cultural Foundation”, the “Buchmann-Hayman” Foundation, the “Kolton” Foundation from Tel-Aviv University, the “Ronen” Foundation, “Omanut” Foundation, and different foundations from the Zurich University of the Arts.

In recent years, Hadar has been playing on a G. B. Guadagnini Violin from 1759 on loan by Mr. Yehuda Zisapel from his private instrument collection.

During her studies in Switzerland, Hadar also taught violin in Zakhar Bron School of Music in Zurich.

Since 2015 Hadar is Concertmaster of Haifa Symphony Orchestra, and also teaches violin in Kfar Saba Music Conservatory.