The AT&T Performing Arts Center and the Texas Friends of Rabin Medical Center and the American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (AFIPO) are partnering to host a performance and gala on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at the Meyerson Symphony Center. The event features a concert by the incomparable Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by the legendary Zubin Mehta. The program includes Ravel’s La valse, poème chorégraphique, Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9, E minor (From the New World) as well as A Journey to the End of the Millennium by contemporary Georgian composer and Israeli immigrant, Josef Bardanashvili. This concert marks the first time the orchestra has visited Dallas in 22 years, the IPO first performed in the city in 1951 under the direction of Leonard Bernstein.
The gala evening begins with a pre-concert reception at the Winspear Opera House, followed by the performance, and concludes with a dessert reception with Maestro Zubin Mehta. Proceeds of the gala will benefit AFIPO and the Texas Friends of Rabin Medical Center.
Morton Meyerson along with Deedie and Rusty Rose are the esteemed honorary chairs of this once in a lifetime music and philanthropic celebration.
The evening will recognize the Texas Friends of Rabin Medical Center and their successful collaboration with UT Southwestern Medical center in Dallas. Rabin Medical Center in Israel and UT Southwestern Medical Center are now celebrating their fifth year of an esteemed strategic alliance and exchange program that embraces cutting edge research and advanced medical therapies. This association with the AT&T Performing Arts Center also represents a coveted relationship forged from music to medicine across oceans.
For more information on how you can become a valued underwriter of this memorable gala of enchanting and inspiring culture, please contact Peta Silansky at 972-374-6392 or firstname.lastname@example.org.