Omer Meir Wellber at Teatro Massimo in Palermo and at the Bregenz Festival

As part of the 2021 summer season, Omer Meir Wellber will conduct the ballet Giselle with music by Adolphe Adam at the Teatro di Verdura on 29 and 30 July. The performance is a tribute to Italian dancer Carla Fracci, who was best known for her interpretations of romantic ballets, including the title role in …

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The Music Room: Discovering Ben Haim with Omer Meir Wellber

The Music Room continues! After exploring Beethoven with The Music Room: Reflecting Beethoven (2020), now follows The Music Room: Discovering Ben-Haim. On four dates, the Israeli composer Paul Ben-Haim will be discussed by Omer Meir Wellber and different guests from various points of view. The episodes can be viewed via the BBC Philharmonic website, or …

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Omer Meir Wellber receives the special prize of the Associazione Nazionale Critici Musicali

Omer Meir Wellber, Music Director of the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, receives the special prize of the Associazione Nazionale Critici Musicali. The jury’s reasons: “[…] after months of silence, homages to Beethoven and a surprise evening of jazz, shone in the empty church of the Spasimo, where the versatile fantasist Wellber played accordion and piano. …

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Omer Meir Wellber with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra

On 16 April, Omer Meir Wellber leads the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra in the Swedish premiere of Sven-David Sandström’s The Hidden Treasure: Contrapunctus 8, a free orchestration of Bach’s Die Kunst der Fuge. Additionally, two further interpretations will be performed, Ella Milch-Sheriffs Contrapunctus XIV and Aziza Sadikova‘s Mirroring Contrapunctus 12. For Avner Dorman’s Mandolin Concerto …

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Omer Meir Wellber receives the “Cielo D’Alcamo” literary prize

Omer Meir Wellber receives the literary prize “Cielo D’Alcamo” in the category “Premio Speciale Internazionale” for his novel “Storia vera e non vera di Chaim Birkner”, which was published in January 2021 by the Italian publishing house Sellerio Editore. On 25 March, the award ceremony of the literary prize took place. The novel was published …

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