Breathing music into the biblical story

22.12.2012                      09.Tewet. 5773                      Wajigasch

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Breathing music into the biblical story

The Profeti della Quinta a cappella ensemble performs the new opera ‘Joseph and His Brothers’.

The five-member vocal ensemble Profeti della Quinta (Quinta Va’hetzi in Hebrew) will perform a production of Joseph and His Brothers, an original biblicalmusical drama in three acts, composed in the spirit of early opera by Elam Rotem, the founder of the ensemble. The work makes its Israeli premiere after receiving praise elsewhere. Rotem is very much interested in the early operas and, accordingly, gave his work an Italian title, Rappresentatione di Giuseppe ei suoi fratelli – Dramma biblico per recitar cantando….