Tel Aviv Events & Highlights - October 2013
By Natalie Hurvitz (08/27/2013)
Vivaldi - The Redhead King of the Baroque
(October 22th-24th, 2013, Israeli Opera, Tel Aviv)
This opera portrays the great composer, Antonio Vivaldi's childhood story, which takes place in Venice, where he was born. Vivaldi dreamt of learning to play the violin and performing a duet with his father in Venice's famous carnival. He began composing musical pieces as a child on different instruments and continued to do so. One of his most popular works is the Four Seasons.
(October 2nd-12th, 2013, Israeli Opera, Tel Aviv)
The new opera from Moscow is coming to Israel for the first time with Prince Igor, a Russian opera, composed by Alexander Borodin. This colorful production will include dozens singers, dancers and choir members, who will portray the great rivalry between prince Igor and Khan Konchak.
Tom Jones Concert
(October 26th, 2013, Nokia Arena, Tel Aviv)
The Welsh singer will be performing in Israel this fall with his greatest hits from his 40-year-old career. Jones' most popular musical genres are pop, blues and soul. During his career, he received a grammy award and sold over 100 million records. Among his hits: "It's Not Unusual", "Delilah", "She's a Lady", "Sex Bomb", "Burning Down the House" and more. Tickets cost 250 - 950 ILS.
CES Unveiled Tel Aviv
(October 7th, 2013, Hilton Hotel, Tel Aviv)
This is the first event in Tel Aviv, following international annual events around the world in Paris, New York, London and Las Vegas. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is hosting the event, which will have innovative consumer technology companies showcasing to Israeli and international mediam, analysts, investors, venture capitalists and executives from consumer electornics industries.
The event will open with a press conference with CEA's president and CEO, Gary Shapiro. There will also be an exhibition emphasizing top innovations.
(October 22th, 2013, Park Hayarkon, Tel Aviv)
The Barbadian singer will perform in Israel for the second time; her first performance was in 2010. Rihanna has won seven Grammy awards, five American Music Awards, two BRIT awards and eighteen Billboard Music awards. Her performance is part of her current Diamonds World Tour, for promoting her 7th album "Unapologetic". Tickets cost 369 - 1,380 ILS.