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In the Footsteps of Verdi… in Jerusalem

In Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi's Birth

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Invitation (PDF)

The U. Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art and the Italian Embassy, the Italian Institute of Culture and the Dante Alighieri Society in Jerusalem invites the public to a special event

17:30 A visit to the exhibition

18:00 “The Jewish World of Verdi” Dr. Andreina Contessa

18:30 “Nabucco, a Grandiose Religious Opera; For Which Religion?” Prof. Massimo Torrefranca

19:30 A visit to “Hatzvi Israel” Synagogue, which was brought to Israel from Busseto, Verdi’s birthplace

  • “The Levi and Verdi families in Busseto”. Memories of the family of Mirella Nissim (“Hatzvi Israel” Synagogue)
  • Preformance of Italian Hazanut (“Hatzvi Israel” Synagogue)

The event will begin in the museum’s Fresco Hall and will continue at 19:30 at Hatzvi Israel” Synagogue (14 Hovevei  Tzion)

Entrance is free of charge

***For related events of the 200th celebration of Giuseppe Verdi’s Birth:

Maestro Daniel Schinasi Celebrates Verdi’s 200th Birthday- Exhibition

Festive Opening

Concert of Verdi’s operas

 

Location:
Museum of Italian Jewish Art
25 Hillel St, Jerusalem