Omri Hadari

Biography

Israeli conductor Omri Hadari began his career as a trumpeter, before graduating with an advanced conducting degree from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. He has gone on to an international career, particularly notable for his involvement with orchestras in Australia, South Africa, and Israel. His repertoire is broadly diverse, but he has a special affinity for late Romantic and 20th century composers. In addition to the symphonic Read more literature, he has experience in opera and ballet.

Hadari began conducting the Australian Broadcasting Corporation orchestras and the orchestras of Sydney and Melbourne in 1980. He has served as music director and principal conductor of the Cape Town Symphony Orchestra; the Ashdod Chamber Orchestra, Israel; and "Classica" Chamber Orchestra Hadera, Israel, as well as principal guest conductor of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and Orquestra Nacional do Porto, Portugal. Other orchestras with which he has appeared include the Royal Philharmonic, the London Symphony Orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Chamber Orchestra, and the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra.

Hadari reconstructed Shostakovich's score for the silent film New Babylon, went on to perform it in London and at numerous major film festivals, and recorded it for the BBC. He is featured on recordings from Polygram/ABC Records and Clermont Records. As an educator, Hadari is committed to working with young conductors and with youth orchestras. Read less
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    Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff /   Francois Du Toit,  Omri Hadari
    Label: Twopianists (Label)   Catalog: 1039060 Release Date: 01/25/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Sergei Rachmaninov,  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    Performer:  Francois du Toit
    Conductor:  Omri Hadari
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cape Town Symphony Orchestra
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    Label: Abc Classics   Catalog: 841919 Release Date: 01/27/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Modest Mussorgsky,  Emmanuel Chabrier,  Frédéric Chopin,  Sir Edward Elgar  ... 
    Performer:  John Champ,  David Pereira,  David Bollard,  Anthony Baldwin  ... 
    Conductor:  David Measham,  David Stanhope,  Omri Hadari,  Anthony Walker  ... 
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