Yannets Levi - Dramaturg
Yannets Levi is one of Israel's most popular and critically acclaimed writers for children and adults with 11 bestsellers published in a row. Levi is the winner of the Public Library Award (2010), the most prestigious prize for children’s literature in Israel, and the Dvora Omer Award for children's literature (2016).
Levi writes books and dramas for stage and television. He's a TV host, a lecturer, a dramaturg, and a performer. He’s co-writer and co-creator of the TV drama series Carthago, an international co-production that will be broadcast in 2022 on KAN11. Levi is choreographer's Inbal Oshman's dramaturge and artistic consultant. He co-wrote the script for Oshman's dance film The Cuckoo's Cry.
Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra
The Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra, the first Israeli ensemble to perform Baroque music on period instruments and with Baroque techniques, was founded in 1989 by harpsichordist Prof. David Shemer, who continues to be its musical director. As of 2006, Maestro Andrew Parrott has served as the orchestra’s honorary conductor. The JBO’s annual concert series takes place in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa, offering performances of Baroque- and early Classical works, hosting some of today’s most outstanding early music artists from Europe and the USA. JBO recordings include “Hagar and Ishmael” (A. Scarlatti) and J.S.Bach’s “Goldberg Variations” (harpsichord: David Shemer).
Based in New York, Baron is a seasoned Motion Graphics designer, video editor and videographer, with a keen eye for graphical aesthetics and technical proficiency, creating an exceptional work product. Currently works as associate design director, global creative motion design at The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Baron is the editor of the dance film “The Cuckoo’s Cry” and created videos for M Stabat Mater, PseodoNympha and more.
“In Doron Butnik’s music one can find dimensions of experimentation, unruliness, excentrisism, flirtation with chaos and insanity.” Haaretz.
One of Israel's most prolific avant-garde musicians, Butnik’s music combines gentleness as well as aggressiveness, electronic unearthly sounds as well as human emotional touch. Butnik has composed the soundtrack for the dance film The Cuckoo’s Cry and also the music for Homeless Lullaby.
New York Baroque Incorporated
Hailed as “truly excellent” and “studded with stars in the making” (New York Times), New York Baroque Incorporated (NYBI) is a conductorless orchestra of period instruments in New York City, bringing vital, informed, and fresh performances of a wide range of 17th and 18th-century repertoire, as well as creating a vibrant landscape for collaborations between historical performance and living composers.
NYBI has collaborated with renowned soloists including Richard Egarr, Vivica Genaux, Monica Huggett, Jakub Jòzef Orliński, and has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Morgan Library, Spoleto Festival USA, and Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts.
One of Israel's most prominent stage designers. Shoef is an industrial designer who went rogue, found his heart in art and started to design settings and props for theater and dance, spaces for exhibition and art fairs as well as to consult visual artists. He works with all the main production houses and theaters in Israel. Shoef did stage and props design for Shstakovich at Dusk.
Light designer and photographer. For the last 40 years created light for theater, dance and music productions in Israel, France and USA. Rubinstein has Worked with all major theaters and festivals in Israel. He also teaches stage light design in prestigious art schools and universities. Rubinstein did light design and stills for M Stabat Mater (with Amir Castro) and Shostakovich at Duskand also stills for Fitting Room.
The Geneva Camerata is composed of the most brilliant and creative soloists of the young generation. David Greilsammer, Music and artistic director, is recognised as one of today’s most audacious and adventurous classical artists. : Praised by the press as one the world’s most captivating and unique ensembles, GECA performs music of all periods and styles, from baroque to contemporary, electronic, jazz, rock, and world music. In addition, the Geneva Camerata creates eclectic multidisciplinary projects, bringing together music, dance, theatre, and visual arts.
Amir Castro - Light Design
Light designer, technical producer and manager, Castro has created light for hundreds of theater and dance productions in Israel.Works with Fringe theaters and independent dance projects as well as with repertoire theatres. A true artist of light.
Castro has created light designs for M Stabat Mater (with Uri Rubinstein) and Fitting Room.
Video artist & editor. One of Israel’s prominent videographers for contemporary dance. Director of videography in numerous productions of fashion, music and dance for commercial TV as well as for artistic projects.
Shalti has collaborated with Inbal Oshman on Shastakovich at Dusk and the new version of Fitting Room.
Carmel Quartet was founded in 2000 in Israel and is one of the longest-standing and most versatile chamber ensembles in Israel. The quartet has won prizes and awards, including First Prize in the “Prague-Vienna-Budapest” string quartet competition. The Carmel Quartet has appeared in concerts throughout the country, in Europe and the USA, including a concert at Carnegie Hall. The quartet regularly participates in prominent chamber music series and prestigious festivals in Israel and abroad.