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    Born in Tel Aviv and trained in the USA, conductor Israel Gursky has been Kappelmeister with Theater Regensburg since the 2014-15 season. At Theater Regensburg he has conducted new productions of Gluck's Iphigénie en Tauride and Offenbach's Orphee aux enfers, and numerous performances of operas including Madama Butterfly, Rigoletto, Die Zauberflöte, Così fan Tutte, Hans Heiling, Saul, Der Vogelhändler and Im Weissen Rössl.

    This fall he returns to NYC's Teatro Grattacielo to lead Gnecchi's Cassandra, having previously conducted their critically-acclaimed performances of Montemezzi's La Nave... (More)

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    "There was a great deal of of spark from chorus and orchestra alike. Conductor Israel Gursky took the opening measures of the overture at warp speed, sending a fun jolt through the house...the net effect of Gursky's propulsive but eloquently contoured and rubato-sensitive approach to the score yielded consistently persuasive results." -- Tim Smith, Opera News

    "A gifted young conductor whose quiet command drew lush, beautiful sounds from the pit. Tempos were brisk, and lines were shaped exquisitely..." -- Opera News