Jewish music from all around the world, concert of the choir Adi
Synagogue of Novi Sad
25. January 2018.
Along with the Belgrade audience, the Novi Sad audience also had the chance to enjoy listening to one of the concerts from the Rossi Fest 2018 program - a concert of Adi Young Israeli Chor, named Jewish music from all around the world, held in a wonderful Synagogue of Novi Sad.
Adi, Young Israeli Choir
The Adi Choir was founded in 2006 and has 24 young singers, who are graduates of children's choirs, music schools, and academies. Since 2009 the choir has been led by its conductor and musical director, Oded Shomrony, and is sponsored by The New Israeli Vocal Ensemble and its musical director, Yuval Ben-Ozer. The choir's repertoire includes a variety of styles ranging from Medieval music to contemporary pop music while performing a-cappella music stands at the top of their priority. The choir has participated in many projects with various choirs and orchestras from Israel and abroad.
The choir performs in a subscription series of Orchestras and various a cappella programs at HaMishkan LeOmanuyot HaBama (Tel-Aviv Opera House), Abu Ghosh Festival, the Jerusalem Music Centre, the Tel Aviv Museum of the Arts, the Felicja Blumental Music Center and the Mormon University in Jerusalem. The choir has also taken part in the performances and recordings of The Music is the Thing with Yoni Rechter, Yehudit Ravitz, Rona Kenan, and Shlomi Shaban. In the summer of 2013, the choir was invited to Serbia to perform in Belgrade and to represent Israel in the Music Edict International Festival, held in Niš.
Oded Shomrony, Conductor of the Adi Choir
Oded Shomrony studied piano, voice, and violin. He has earned his master's degree in conducting from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. Mr. Shomrony turned to conducting at the age of seventeen, serving as an assistant conductor at the International Opera Workshop in Tel Aviv. Since then, he has acted as a conductor of the Moran Singers ensemble and musical director of both, the Open Concert Project and the Thalamus vocal quartet. He is currently chief conductor of the Jerusalem Oratorio Choir, the musical director of the Choral Fantasy in Jerusalem Festival, and the baritone of the Thalamus quartet. Mr. Shomrony has conducted numerous orchestras, including the Israel Camerata Jerusalem and the Israel Chamber Orchestra, and as of 2004, he has been teaching (counterpoint, harmony, ear training, and choral conducting) at the Jerusalem Academy of Music.