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Hanna Tzur (Contralto, Conductor)

Born: Israel

The Israeli contralto and conductor, Hanna Tzur [Tsur], is a graduate of the Musicology Department of the University of Tel-Aviv.

Hanna Tzur is the founder and conductor of the Ramat-Gan Chamber Choir. As a contralto, has appeared as a soloist with leading orchestras in Israel, and has made numerous radio and television recordings.

In addition to her work as a conductor and voice teacher, Hanna Tzur has served as the Musical Director of the Abu Gosh Festival for the past ten years. Held twice a year, this is the leading vocal festival in Israel, in which some 800 artists from around the world participate in a series of 18 concerts over a period of 3 to 5 days.

Hanna Tzur has conducted the Israel Chamber Orchestra, the Kibbutz Chamber Orchestra, the Ramat-Gan Orchestra, and the New Israeli Chamber Ensemble. She has also conducted members of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

Source: Liner notes to the CD 'Abu Gosh Concerts Festival Volume 3' (Timeless Recordings, 2003)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (October 2005)

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