Batsheva and Simcha
Go to Broadway
Romantic duets and sketches
Batsheva Zeisler - Soprano
Simcha Barbiro - Tenor
Bart Berman - Piano
The program includes:
  • Duets from musicals by Gershwin, Weill, Bernstein, Lloyd Webber and others
  • Opera fragments by Bizet and Gershwin
  • Duets by Purcell and Mendelssohn
  • Interspersed by dialogues, sketches and piano solos
  • Batsheva Zeisler, actress and soprano. Graduated from Drama and Literature departments at the Tel Aviv University. Studied singing at the Guildhall School of Music, London, and at the London College of Music. Took part in various productions, i.e., "You and me and the next war", "Everything you wanted to know often, and didn't dare to ask Bach", "The beggars' opera" (Beer Sheva Theater); "An opposite monument" (Yuval Theater); "Intimacy" (Hasimta Theater); My fair lady, the imaginary patient, The star of tears and many more. She took part in various television programs. Appears also in her one-woman show "Songs in blue and yellow" and managed the Elharizi Theater in Tel Aviv.

    Simcha Barbiro, actor and tenor. An active and extremely talented actor and vocalist. Plays at Israeli theaters, such as the National Habima Theater and on TV. More details soon to follow.

    Bart Berman, pianist. Specializes in Franz Schubert and Contemporary Music Performance. An Amsterdam Academy Graduate (The Dutch Prize of Excellence), he was rewarded the First Gaudeamus Prize, the Friends of the Concertgebouw Award and an Honorable Mention for performance and promotion of Israeli Music. An active soloist, he performed at international festivals throughout Europe and Israel and with  the Rotterdam Philharmonic, the Symphonies of Jerusalem, Radio Holland and Arnhem and with the Israel Sinfonietta. In chamber music he is best known for his current ensembles Duo 4 and with flautist Abbie de Quant, as well as for his former ensembles Duo Beer Sheva and Ensemble M. His latest double CD, Schubert's (Un)finished sonatas (with Berman's endings) has just been published.

    1. George Gershwin Somebody loves me .
    2. Schmidt They were you Fantastix
    3. George Gershwin I've got a crush on you .
    4. Leonard Bernstein One hand, one heart West Side Story
    5. Leonard Bernstein Oh, Happy we Candide
    6. Weill Anstatt Das Dreigroschenoper
    7. George Gershwin 3 Preludes Piano Solo
    8. George Gershwin Bess, you is my woman now Porgy and Bess
    9. Purcell Let us wander .
    10. Mendelssohn Autumn song .
    11. Bizet Duet Carmen
    12. Maurice Ravel Foxtrot  Piano Solo
    13. Claude Debussy Cake-walk Piano Solo
    14. Loewe Selection My Fair Lady
    15. Andrew Lloyd Webber All I ask of you Phantom of the Opera
    16. Andrew Lloyd Webber The point of no return Phantom of the Opera
    17. George Gershwin Love is here to stay .
    . ENCORE .


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