About the Orchestra
Israel NK Orchestra is unique in the world by having eight venues where every concert in it´s subscription serie is produced and presented. The orchestra has received rating 5 by the Ministry of Culture in israel side by side with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, which is the highest grade of Excellency, and throughout it´s 47 year of history it has toured, USA, China, Mexico, Germany, Italy, France, South Korea, Germany, Belgium, Hungary, Croatia, Great Britain, Switzerland, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia and Peru, and made several CD:s of music by Israeli composers.
In 2019 it will make it´s international SACD début on ”International Label of the Year 2017”, BIS Records, with two SACD:s, one with works by Schubert(including “The Unfinished Symphony”) and a SACD with Israeli flute concertos with the Israeli flautist Sharon Bezaly, ”God´s gift to the Flute” according to the London Times.
The orchestra performs over 120 concert yearly, and in addition to its broad activity for adults, the orchestra has an extensive educational program, placing it as a leading orchestra that works within the formal educational system of Israel. As part of the project Experience in Sounds the orchestra performs 240 chamber and orchestral concerts yearly to 30,000 kindergarten and first to seventh grade classes all over the country.