The Clairmont Concert Hall

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The Clairmont Concert Hall


The School’s main concert hall, the Clairmont Concert Hall, seats up to 450 people. The hall provides the main rehearsal and performance space at the school for a full-sized symphony orchestra and an oratorio choir.


The establishment of the of the School's subscription concert series turned Clairmont hall into one of the leading and most active venues in Israel with five different concert series held every year (Symphonic, Chamber, Keyboard, Vocal and Contemporary Music); special concerts for the general public; master classes by world renowned musicians alongside with many student concerts. This abundance of events attracts over 2000 subscribers together with other music lovers throughout the year.


Through its direct connection to the school's recording studio, the hall serves as a professional recording space much in demand.  Most of the main concerts are recorded and archived in the school's library for listening, study and documentation.


 The hall boasts two excellent Steinway Concert pianos, one of which was donated in 2006 by Mr. Josef Buchmann in honour of Maestro Zubin Mehta's 70th birthday.


The hall was built in 1998, with the generous contribution of Maurice and Angela Clairmont and according to the architectural design of former school director, Prof. Ami Maayani, In 2001 a new concert organ was built in the hall by the German company Eule.


The Clairmont Concert Hall was inaugurated in December 1998, with a recital and a master-class given by pianist Andreas Schiff, who on that occasion dedicated the new Steinway concert piano acquired through the generosity of the Tel-Aviv University Friends in England and Scotland


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