MAESTRO ISRAEL MENEZES



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BIOGRAPHY


Bachelor in Conducting and Master’s degree from UFRJ, Federal - University of Rio de Janeiro, where he was a substitute teacher for four years. Did extension courses in Conducting in England at Ernst Read Music Association (ERMA). Had main teacher Conducting in Brazil, Roberto Duarte who was for 9 years assistant, and in England, Noel Long and Andrew Charity. Invited as guest conductor by several orchestras in Brazil and abroad presenting selected works as world premieres and on several occasions conducted entire programs of works by Brazilian composers performed by foreign orchestras.

Conducted orchestras in France, England, Germany, USA, Egypt and Armenia. Is the founder and chief conductor of Rio Camerata Orchestra (www.orc.art.br) since 1986 and was founder and principal conductor for 23 years of CSVP Chamber Orchestra, Niterói, RJ.

Since March 2014 has conducted several concerts as principal conductor of the orchestra “Tocando a vida” from São Gonçalo-RJ.

Participated as judge for several national and international competitions including Jeunesses Musicales in Bucharest, Romenia. Member of the National Academy of Music holding chair nº 80.

In July 2011 named Laureate by the Brazilian Association of Arts, Culture and Education - ASBACE - in São Paulo and received the Carlos Gomes Commendation. Was promoted to International Chancellor in February 2016 by the same institution. Elected member of the Brazilian Academy of Luminescence holding chair no. 97 since September 11, 2015.

Professor of orchestral conducting since August 2015 at the University Center of the Brazilian Conservatory of Music.

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Foreign Orchestras conducted in Concerts

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CHOIRS


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Brazilian Choirs conducted in concerts

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PHOTOS


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VIDEOS



​Manoel Dias de Oliveira - Magnificat é Choir and Chamber Orchestra CSVP

Rossini La Cenerentola - Rio Camerata Orchestra

Orquestra Sinfônica de Vilhena

Serenata for Strings op 20 by ElgarCamerata Erudita - São Paulo