When he took the podium the music seemed to flow naturally out of the orchestra; he allowed the piece to speak for itself.Jessica Duchen
Ravel: Ma Mere l'Oye
Louis Spohr: Violin Concerto No. 8 in A minor, Op.47, "In modo di scena cantante"
Haydn: Symphony No. 101 in D Major, "The Clock"
Nitai Zori (violin)
May 24 and 25, 2022
Franz Schubert's Winterreise and Karen Fastrups Hungerherz – a classic and a modern masterpiece about non-inclusion in the human society.
Karen Fastrup (author and recitation)
Tore Leifer (moderation)
Mads Elung-Jensen (tenor)
Gad Kadosh (piano)
A performance at the Auenkirche in Berlin will take place on Mar 1, 2022, as well as performances in Denmark on Mar 10 and Mar 11.
Mar 2, 2022
Danish Embassy, Berlin
Dec 17, 2020
Louis Lewandowski Festival, St. Nikolaikirche, Potsdam
Nov 15, 2020
April 22 - 26, 2020
Rishon LeZion, Rehovot and Tel-Aviv, Israel
February 14, 2019
Cadogan Hall, London, UK
June 8, 2019
Gad Kadosh is a young, intensely engaging conductor with a keen musical mind. 2018 saw his debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, to which he returned to conduct the Valentine’s Day Opera Gala in 2019. In 2017 he conducted a new production of Fidelio for the Longborough Festival Opera, where he debuted 2015 with Rigoletto to tremendous critical acclaim. In the 2015/16 season he conducted the London Philharmonic Orchestra, after having assisted Maestro Vladimir Jurowski and the London Philharmonic on the opening 3 concerts of their season.
Other notable performances have included conducting the acclaimed Die Zauberflöte production at the Komische Oper Berlin, Hänsel und Gretel at the Staatsoper Hannover, and the headline concert at the Two Moors Festival in Exeter Cathedral in October 2014. During 2014 he also conducted the Cambridge University Musical Society in Brahms’ 1st Piano Concerto with Peter Donohoe and Symphonie Fantastique (Berlioz), following in the footsteps of famous alumni such as Andrew Davis, Ed Gardner and Robin Ticciati.
Gad received the first prize in the MDR Conducting Competition, Leipzig, in 2011, and thereafter conducted the MDR Symphony Orchestra in concert in Weimar. He was then selected by Bernard Haitink as one of seven candidates to take part in his 2012 Conducting Masterclass in Lucerne with the Lucerne Festival Strings.
Gad has previously worked as second Kapellmeister and assistant conductor at Theater Heidelberg, where he conducted new productions of La bohème, Così fan tutte, Erwartung and more. Notable career highlights to date include conducting performances of Le nozze di Figaro, Tosca, Un ballo in maschera, La traviata, Der fliegende Holländer, Pelléas et Mélisande, Hänsel und Gretel, Don Pasquale, Eugene Onegin and Die Fledermaus.
Gad studied piano performance at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music in Tel-Aviv, where he was awarded scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation, and went on to study conducting with Lutz Köhler in Berlin and Martin Hoff in Weimar.
Gad is also a pilot and an aviation enthusiast.
A masterclass in conducting: how Gad Kadosh became a rising starThe Guardian, Nick Wroe
Conducting a triumphant festival debutThe Jewish Chronicle, Jessica Duchen
“Gad Kadosh brought out the drama in the music with his brisk tempi and sensitive phrasing.”The Independent
“Gad Kadosh... conducts with sparkle, verve and a huge sense of drama, drawing a kaleidoscopic palette of timbre and tone from the consistently remarkable Longborough Festival Orchestra.Birmingham Post
Kadosh also allows the many wonderful vocal ensemble numbers to breathe all Verdi’s detail... and galvanises a male chorus of much personality.”
“The orchestra, the Heidelberg Philharmonic, is above discussion. They just play an exhilarating, stripped down Mozart, fresh and gripping under the agile direction of the new Kapellmeister, Gad Kadosh.”Online Merker
“Kapellmeister, Gad Kadosh, conducts a living, sometimes filigree Mozart, the orchestra reflecting what was happening on stage, but also alluding to what remained unsaid.”Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung