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Friday, 08 February 2013 08:13

Nader Abbassi

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In his conducting career Nader Abbassi benefits from his exceptionally wide professional experience as a singer, bassoonist and composer.
In July 2011 Nader Abbassi was appointed Artistic and Musical Director of KATARA Culture Foundation, Doha - Qatar.
From 2009 to 2011 he was the first Musical Director & Principal Conductor for the newly formed “Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra” (QPO), which consists of one hundred and one professional musicians from around the world. He will continue his regular collaboration with the QPO in the future.
Since 2002 he holds the position of Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Cairo Opera Orchestra. The same year Nader Abbassi made his acclaimed debut in the mega production of Aida at the pyramids in Giza. The Cairo Opera Orchestra under his baton was invited to various festivals, opera productions and concerts as (Thessaloniki, Greece, Mexico, Germany, Beijing, China, Oman).
Nader Abbassi is also the artistic director of the “Orchestre pour la Paix” in Paris. This orchestra, founded by the Argentinian pianist Miguel Estrella, unites young professional musicians from all over the world for the promotion of a peaceful dialogue between different cultures and religions.
Nader is a permanent member of the Jury of the “International Stenhammar Singing Competition” at Norköping, hosted by the King of Sweden.
In 2006 Nader Abbassi conducted Menotti’s forgotten opera Maria Golovine in the presence of the composer at the Marseille Opera House.
Since then he is regularly invited to conduct concerts and operas, including HamletUn Ballo in MascheraLa Belle HélèneAida andCarmen (2012).
Nader Abbassi conducted various international orchestras, such as Sinfonieorchester Basel, Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, Philharmonisches Orchester Heidelberg, Orchester des Richard Strauss Konservatoriums München (Germany), Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille, Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (Switzerland), Orchestre de Chambre de Genève, Chaliapin and Nuriev Festival with the Bashkir Opera Orchestra (Russia), Orquesta Sinfonica de Guanajuato (Mexico), Norköpping Philharmonic Orchestra (Sweden), Euro Orchestra da camera di Bari (Italy), Lisbon Philharmonic Orchestra (Portugal).
He gave his US debut conducting the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra in spring 2008 and returned in 2010 and debut at Glimmerglass festival Aida's production in 2012.
Nader Abbassi was awarded the Citation of Excellence and Outstanding Music Award in 1980 and 1982 (USA). He won several 1st prizes from the Egyptian Ministry of Culture for bassoon and composition in 1986, 1995 and 1996. Winner of the Mozart Chamber Music Competition in Geneva, 1992.
Among others, the Geneva Ballet Company, Geneva Chamber Orchestra, Swiss Romande Orchestra, Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra and the Swiss Clarinet Players commissioned him new compositions.
His last  projects included: Concerts in Korea, Mexico, Sweden, France… Aida at Glimmerglass Festival USA, Dialogues des Carmélitesat the Bordeaux Opera, Carmen at the Marseille Opera.
January 2013
Tuesday, 15 May 2012 07:58

Noam Zur Schedule 2012-2013

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Noam Zur - Conductor Concert Schedule 2012-2013 

September 2012

5-6-7 Rehearsals  
8 Symphonic concert Chamber orchestra Auvergne, France



Kammerphilharmonie Frankfurt


October 2012


Concert of winners of Tel Hai Competition & Keshet Eilon 
Bach - concerto for Violin 
Bruch - Scottish Fantasy 
Piano Concerto TBA 

Rishon Le Zion - Israel Symphony Orchestra

Concert winner of tel Hai Competition & Keshet Eilon 

Bach - concerto for Violin 

Bruch - Scottish Fantasy 

Piano Concerto TBA

Petach Tikva - Israel Symphony Orchestra

November 2012

20/21/22 Rehearsals  
23 Symphonic concert /Sinfoniekonzert 
Alban Berg - Sonate, op. 1 Bearbeitet für Orchester von The Verbey 
Joseph Haydn -  Sinfonie Nr. 100 G Dur  „Militär“ Hob I: 100 (1794) 
Johannes Brahms / Arnold Schönberg - Klavierquartett g-Moll, op. 25 (Bearbeitung: 1937)

Philharmonie Südwestfalen  /Landesorchester Nordrhein Westfalen /Sigen, Germany 

26-28 rehearsals  Bucharest 
 30  La Boheme   Bucharest Opera, Romania

December 2012

10   Detmold , Germany
16-21 Beer Sheva   
21 Beethoven Symphonies Beer Sheva, israel 

January 2013


February 201

11-15 rehearsals Radio Orchestra   
15 Symphonic concert
Overture - TBA
Schumann - Cello Concerto 
Berlioz - Fantastique  
 The National Radio Orchestra
22 Symphony concert Transylvanian State Philharmonic Orchestra 
Cluj, Romania

March 2013

1 Symphonic concert Transylvanian State Philharmonic Orchestra 
Cluj, Romania
15 Symphonic concert 
Wagner - Der Fliegende Halander - Overture
Rachmaninoff concerto for piano 

Prokofiev – VII Symfonia cis-moll op. 131 

Beethoven Festival - Lodz Rubinstein philharmonic Warsaw 
22-25 Pilsen  Reaharsals  

April 2013


Symphonic concert
I. Stravinsky: Suit no. 1 for small orchestra    
W. A. Mozart: Concert for piano d minor K466 no. 20       
Franz Schubert: Symphony no. 6 D589   
Pilsner Philharmonic, Czech republic
 7-30  rehearsals Rhiengold   Iasi 
 1-10  Rheingold performances   

May 2013

19-24 Haifa Rehearsals Haifa Symphony Orchestra
25 Smetana - Moldau 
Bartok - violin Concerto No 2
Dvorak - Symphony No 7 
Haifa Symphony Orchestra
26 Smetana - Moldau 
Bartok - violin Concerto No 2
Dvorak - Symphony No 7
Haifa Symphony Orchestra
27 Smetana - Moldau 
Bartok - violin Concerto No 2
Dvorak - Symphony No 7
Haifa Symphony Orchestra
28 Smetana - Moldau 
Bartok - violin Concerto No 2
Dvorak - Symphony No 7
Haifa Symphony Orchestra

June 2013

 17-19 rehearsals   
 20 Forza /Beethoven 2 / Tchiak 4 - Asaf Feir piano   Modiin / Israel Symphony Orchestra

July 2013


August 2013


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Tuesday, 01 May 2012 12:34

OperaVideo- Noam Zur

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Noam Zur - Conductor, Opera Video Gallery 

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Die Fledermaus: Overture
Nabucco: Overture
Nabucco: Gli arredi festivi
Tosca: Te Deum
Turandot: Opening Scene & Choir
La Boheme: Mi chiamamo Mimi
Zauberflöte: Sprecher Szene
Zauberflöte: Einleitung 2. Akt
Don Giovanni: Zerlina's Aria
Don Giovanni: Recitative and Aria Donna Anna
Wagner: Tannhäuser 'Einzug der Gäste'
Wagner: Das Rheingold - Finale

Die Fledermaus
September 2010

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Nabucco: Overture
April 2009


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Nabucco: Gli arredi festivi
October 2009

Wagner: Tannhäuser 'Einzug der Gäste'
January 2009

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Wagner: Das Rheingold - Finale
December 2008

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