Tsippi Fleischer - Retrospective Collection
Part C - EVENTS
Composers Tsippi Fleischer and Haim Alexander in conversation
with the members of 'BelCanto Frankfurt' Israel Music Institute, 20 November, 1995 (in English) 06:01 min.
During their 1995 tour of Israel, 'BelCanto Frankfurt', directed by Dietburg Spohr, took part in one of the regular meetings hosted by the Israel Music Institute. This file presents a short extract from that encounter. The moderator Amnon Wolman asked the Ensemble’s members about the theatrical aspect of their work; in response, Dietburg Spohr describes how each performance differs from the next, and how each singermember of the ensemble can express her own individuality. Tsippi confirms this, based on her observations of the rehearsal process.
The Judgement of Solomon I: Meeting at Mofet Institute
December 17, 1997 (in Hebrew) 15:50 min.
Tsippi Fleischer presents her work The Judgement of Solomon to her colleagues – teachers of education and pedagogy in Israeli colleges – at a meeting hosted by the Mofet Institute.
The Judgement of Solomon II: A meeting of the educational kit’s
development team at the Mofet Institute
February 12, 1999 (in Hebrew) 01:42:40 h.
An edited version of a meeting held by Tsippi Fleischer and her colleagues, towards the preparation of the educational kit The Judgment of Solomon: An Interdisciplinary Approach to a Biblical Story.
Hanoch Ron’s talk at the premiere of At the End of the Ways
Levinsky College of Music, November 8, 1999 (in Hebrew) 26:42 min.
The music critic Hanoch Ron discusses the major breakthroughs in Tsippi Fleischer’s computerized oratorio and in her collaboration with Ziona Peled in the art-video version of this work.
Levinsky College of Education – a multi-disciplinary encounter in the classroom | May 2002 (in Hebrew)
A rare, authentic documentation: Tsippi Fleischer and her colleague, Dr Aviva Aviv (erstwhile Head of Levinsky’s Sociology Department) in a joint music-and-sociology workshop, encouraging a multi-disciplinary encounter between students from different disciplines and different ethnic-cultural backgrounds
Avi Hanani speaks at a CD launch for the album Girl Butterfly Girl – a World Journey | March 3, 2005 (in Hebrew)
Avi Hanani – erstwhile Head of the IBA’s Voice of Music station – speaks at one of several events celebrating the album’s release
click to enlarge Book launch for the textbook Harmonization of Songs Levinsky College of Education, January 1, 2006 (in Hebrew) 52:52 min
Speakers and participants included Yael Shai (then Superintendent of Music Education at the Israeli Ministry of Education), Shulamit Feingold (then Head of Levinsky’s Music Department), Noam Sheriff and Astrith Baltsan. Producer: Nehama Rabner.
Like Two Branches – Tsippi Fleischer’s monologue at a meeting of the Israeli Women Composers’ Forum | April 13, 2008 (in Hebrew)
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A revelatory monologue by Tsippi Fleischer at a meeting of the Israeli Women Composers’ Forum hosted by the late Noa Blass, also attended by Avner Itai, who conducted the work’s world premiere and spoke about the preparations for that performance. Prior to Tsippi Fleischer’s monologue and the subsequent discussion, Itai’s recording of the complete work was played.
Gerhard Koch’s lecture at the event launching Tsippi Fleischer’s collection at the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem
November 8, 2008 (in English) 21:52 min.
Gerhard Koch – music critic for the Frankfurter allgemeine Zeitung, who has known Fleischer throughout her years as an active composer in Germany – presented this lecture as part of an event celebrating the introduction of Tsippi Fleischer’s collection at the NLI. In his talk, titled “Tsippi Fleischer - An Identity between Several Cultures”, he wove together different aspects of Fleischer’s creative persona, illustrated with short recorded samples from several of her compositions. He is introduced by Dr Gila Flam, Head of the NLI’s Music Division.
Tsippi Fleischer’s address at the launch of her collection at the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem
November 8, 2008 (in Hebrew) 09:10 min.
Tsippi Fleischer’s short address at this event, in which she describes the formation of
this collection and its significance. The file also included the spoken introduction to
the performance of Ballad of Expected Death in Cairo (file no. 16 in this Retrospective
Collection's Pieces section).
The Gown of Night – an illustrated talk at the Sounds of the Desert Festival | December 26, 2008 (in Hebrew)
Tsippi Fleischer shares with her audience the creative process behind her electronic composition The Gown of Night, in a talk given prior to a performance of her cantata Like Two Branches later that evening, with the Israeli choir Naked Voices conducted by Tamir Hasson.
The Judgement of Solomon – an illustrated talk at the Sounds of the Desert Festival | December 26, 2008 (in Hebrew)
Tsippi Fleischer introduces the work, the creative process that led to it and the educational kit it inspired. About the event, see file 11 above; on the educational kit, see files 2-3 above.
Like Two Branches – towards the performance at the Sounds of the Desert Festival | December 26, 2008 (in Hebrew)
In this talk, the composer explains, among other things, the connections between the composition of her cantata Like Two Branches and her visits to Cairo. See also File 11 above.
Moshe Zuckermann on Elsa Lasker-Schüler in Tsippi Fleischer’s Music: 1. Mein Volk | November 29, 2009 (in Hebrew)
Moshe Zuckermann analyses Fleischer’s setting of Lasker-Schüler’s Mein Volk, in an event celebrating the launch of the double album Lieder.
Moshe Zuckermann on Elsa Lasker-Schüler in Tsippi Fleischer’s Music: 2. Weltschmerz | November 29, 2009 (in Hebrew)
Moshe Zuckermann discusses the abstraction of suffering in Lasker-Schüler’s poem, and praises Tsippi Fleischer’s musical setting. For details on the event, see file 14 above.
Gideon Ofrat’s talk at the launch of the double album Lieder
Felicja Blumental Centre, Tel Aviv, December 5, 2009 (in Hebrew) 19:31 min.
Gideon Ofrat presents an overview of Tsippi Fleischer’s world, with many references to specific works.
Josef Bardanashvili’s talk at the launch of the double album Lieder Felicja Blumental Centre, Tel Aviv, December 5, 2009 (in Hebrew)
Bardanashvili offers a humorous salute to Fleischer’s lifelong creative work, focusing on the multi-cultural aspects of her oeuvre.
Yorik Ben David greets Tsippi Fleischer in honour of her 70th birthday ACUM Artists’ Pavillion (Beit Hayotser), Tel Aviv Harbor, July 15, 2006 (in Hebrew)
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Yorik Ben David, ACUM’s chairman, presents Tsippi Fleischer with the ACUM Honorary Fellowship, as part of an event titled “Education is all” in celebration of the composer’s 70th birthday. The event also featured the world premiere of Fleischer’s Seventh Symphony and an exhibit.
Tsippi Fleischer’s students reminisce at an event celebrating her 70th birthday | ACUM Artists’ Pavillion, Tel Aviv Harbor, July 15, 2006 (in Hebrew)
Several of Tsippi’s students, who became key figures in musical life in Israel and beyond, recount her undoubted contribution as an educator. The first speaker is conductor Avner Itai.
The story of Tsippi Fleischer’s encounter with Ross Daly, as told to Dr. Uri Golomb | January 11, 2017 (in Hebrew)
In preparation for Tsippi Fleischer's Biography, she told the book's editor, Dr. Uri Golomb, the fascinating story of her encounter with Ross Daly, whose playing inspired her to compose her Fourth Symphony.