At the heart of the Festival were three large-scale gala performances, staged at the Ramallah Cultural Palace, Dar Annadwa (Bethlehem) and the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Jerusalem’s Old City. Directed by British conductor Timothy Brown, and featuring Mozart’s monumental Requiem mass, these concerts featured close to 150 artists, including:

-Palestinian soloists Jenna Barghouti (violin), Dima Bawab (soprano), Ashraf Afouri (ney) and Abdel-Salam Sabbah (percussion)

-Members of the Custody of the Holy Land Choir (Jerusalem); the Jerusalem Chorus (Ramallah); the Olive Branches Choir (Bethlehem); and Zaridash (Ramallah)

-The Choir of London and Orchestra

-Students and teachers from the Kamandjâti Association, the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music, and the Barenboim-Said Foundation

-Members of the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie

Click here for a gallery of images from the Festival; click here to go to the original Palestine Mozart Festival website.

Saleem Abboud


Dima Bawab /

Andrew Staples

The Magic Flute

Gala Concerts


Lectures and film

Chamber music programme



Palestine Mozart Festival 2007

11 April, 7pm

12 April, 7pm

14 April, 7pm

Ramallah Cultural Palace

Dar Annadwa, Bethlehem

Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Jerusalem

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