About Us

The Kibbutz Artzi Choir was founded in 1958 and has earned a reputation as one of the best choirs in Israel. Its singers, selected from kibbutzim throughout Israel, meet for intensive weekly rehearsals and weekend gatherings.

The choir performs a diverse repertoire of a-cappella music from various periods and also performs with all major orchestras under the batons of conductors such as James Levine and Zubin Mehta.

The choir has toured and recorded in countries such as the United States, Germany, France, Poland, Hungary, Sweden, Austria, the Netherlands, Lithuania, Latvia, Japan, Korea and China.

As of 1990 Mr.
 Yuval Benozer is the conductor and musical director of the choir and in 1994, under his baton, the choir won the prize of the Public Council for Culture and Art for best performance of an Israeli composition.

As of
2013 Itzhak Ben-Uzi serves as the choir's administrative manager.

Janna Kopelev - Pianist.

 

Moshe Harel, a member of kibbutz Baram, serveds as the choir's administrative manager, between 1981 and 2013.


 



Soprano

Alaide Levy

Anat Rosset

Gali Ben-Ari

Irena Harkvich

Iris Ganor

Karin Shany

Keren Cohen

Moran Meishar

Nurit Shamir

Rachel Neve-Oz

Raisa Alpert

Roni Goffer

Tobi Ben Shalom

 

Alto

Aya Ronen

Dalia Meller

Drora Ofman

Esther  Shpizer

Etel Bennett

Hamutal Gefen

Laura Tzobal

Lena Smikin

Maya Rotem

Ruth Domany

Shoshi Shani

Varda Harel

Yael Ofir

 

Tenor

Ehud Tachnai

Gidi Jalon

Gustabo Tzobal

Jacob Gilboa

Morris Kedem

Rafi Zamir

Uri Kilon

Yigal Geler

Yossi Kissos

 

Bass

Ami Lamdan

Boaz Hadashi

David Ben-Shofet

Ilan Lotan

Itzhak Ben-Uzi

Kobi Grossman

Mocha Meler

Omer Gazit

Tzvi Man

Yoel Grosberg

Yoram Cohen

Zohar Golan