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In The News

In The News


Jerusalem Post: Culture Report. “The Festival of Liturgy Launches in Nazareth”


Haaretz: “The First Liturgical Festival in Nazareth”

Israel Hayom: “Brilliant Acoustic”

Haaretz: “In the Beginning There were Three Arab Musicians”

Jerusalem Post: “The Power of Liturgical Music”

Wiesbadener Kurier: “Where Beethoven is Uncharted Territory”

Rhein Main Zeitung: “Courage with Beethoven”

Frankfurter Rundschau: “Without Ballast”

Offenbach Post: “Musical Brotherhood”

hr2 Kultur: “At the table with Saleem Ashkar, an interview with Andreas Bomba”

Neue OsnabrÅcker Zeitung: “Jews and Arabs Unite”

Rheingau Musik Festival program. 08 Aug. in Wiesbaden [German]

Hannoversche Allgemeine: Review “Concert with Saleem Ashkar and Galilee Orchestra”

Young Euro Classic program: 31 July @ Konzerthaus Berlin [German]

RbbKultur: Review of 31 July Performance

America- Israel Cultural Foundation: “Saleem Ashkar and the Galilee Orchestra in Concert”


Haaretz: “Jethro Tull Lead Vocalist to Donate Income From Performances in Israel to NIF,” October 29, 2018


Greenwich Time: “Musicians play for peace, one note at a time”

NJ Jewish News: “Polyphony to present mix of Israeli musicians at JCC”


The Strad: “Absolute Music”

Panorama: “Playing together to walk towards peace”

Jewish Business News: “The Polyphony Foundation Brings Arab and Jewish Israeli Musicians Together With Classical Music”

Euro News: “Arab and Israeli musicians in sweet harmony”


Yediot Acharonot: “A Masterpiece for Two Nations”

Polyphony in Paris to support R20 Climate Change Talks

The Clinton Global Initiative

New York Jewish Community Centre Welcomes Polyphony

Interfaith Voices: “The Polyphony Conservatory: Uniting Jews and Arabs Through Music”

YNet News: “Jewish, Arabs youths promote harmony in Israel through music”

WQXR: “Polyphony Foundation Aims to Bridge Gaps Between Jewish and Arab Israelis”

WNYC: “Fostering Peace, One Concerto at a Time”

Haaretz: “Starting in Umm Al-Fahm: Teaching Classical Music

Lincoln Center Global Exchange


The Arts Desk: Best of 2014: Classical Concerts. A triumphant year for youth and pianism”

The Guardian: “Polyphony Conservatory: uniting Arab and Jewish musicians in Nazareth”

The Arts Desk: “War and Peace in Val d’Orcia”

The Arts Desk: “Q&A: Pianist Saleem and Violinist Nabeel Abboud Ashkar”


Jerusalem Post: Culture Report

“The Festival of Liturgy Launches in Nazareth” 06 January 2020

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The Strad Magazine

“Absolute Music” December 2016

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Around the World

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and former President of Ireland Mary Robinson with Polyphony co-founders Craig Cogut and Nabeel Abboud-Ashkar
Craig and Deborah Cogut with President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace.