October 2019



Operawire's review of Teatro Grattacielo's 25 Anniversary concert praised Israel Gursky's conducting:

"Conductor Israel Gursky gave an electric performance that showcased the talented orchestra and chorus members." 




September, 2018

Teatro Grattacielo

Israel Gursky will return this fall for his seventh opera as music director of New York City's Teatro Grattacielo for a concert performance of Cliea's rarely-heard opera GLORIA, at the Gerald W Lynch Theatre on September 29th, 2018!

August, 2018

Salzburger Festspiele

Israel Gursky is looking forward to returning for a second summer as guest coach for Salzburg Festival's prestigious Young Singers Project!

February, 2018

Yale Opera

Israel Gursky is currently rehearsing at the Yale School of Music for Yale Opera's production of Mozart's The Magic Flute. Performances are on February 16, 17 and 18.  

December, 2017

Theater Bremen

Israel Gursky makes his debut with Theater Bremen with revivals of Hänsel und Gretel and Die Zauberflöte

June, 2017

Teatro Grattacielo

Israel Gursky has been appointed MUSIC DIRECTOR of New York City's TEATRO GRATTACIELO, where he returns on October 14, 2017 to conduct Zandonais opera IL GRILLO DEL FOCOLARE.




May, 2017

Theater Bremen

Israel Gursky will join Theater Bremen at the start of the 2017-2018 season as Kapellmeister and Studienleiter. 

April, 2017


Israel Gursky will return to NYC's Teatro Grattacielo to conduct Zandonai's rarelyheard opera IL GRILLO DEL FOCOLARE in concert on October 14, 2017, at the Gerald W Lynch Theater at Lincoln Center.


January, 2017


Recent praise for Israel Gursky in Opera News Magazine for his performance of CASSANDRA at Lincoln Center:

"Israel Gursky did an admirable job of conducting this demanding score."


Eric Myers, Opera News, 01.01.17