The Kibbutz Artzi Choir

About the Choir

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, China and Portugal

 

Mr. Yuval Benozer is the conductor and musical director of the Choir, as of 1990. 

Janna Kopelev is the accompanying-pianist of the Choir, as of 2001.

Ehud Technai and Iris Ganor are the Choir’s Co-Managers since 2019; Yitzhak Ben-Uzi was the Choir’s Administrative Manager between 2013-2019. Moshe Harel (1930-2018), was the Choir Administrative Manager between 1981-2013.

Choir Singers

Soprano

Alaide Levy
Anat Rosset
Irena Harkvich
Iris Ganor
Karin Shany
Marina Sklyar
Masha-Gali  Benari
Rachel Neve-Oz
Raisa Alpert
Roni Goffer
Susan Hadash
Tobi Ben-Shalom

Alto

 

Avigail Yosefov
Aya Ronen
Christina Abraham
Dalia Meller
Dina Rozner
Drora Ofman
Elena Semykine
Esther  Shpizer
Etel Bennett
Hamutal Gefen
Laura Czobal
Lee Barak
Maya Rotem
Shoshi Shani
Tzvia Yosefov
Varda Harel
Yael Ofir

Tenor

Ehud Tachnai
Gidi Jalon
Gustabo Czobal
Morris Kedem
Rafi Zamir
Ruth Domany
Uri Kilon
Yakov Gilboa
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

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