A formidable and incandescent presence on the podium, conductor Gisele Ben-Dor is described by the Los Angeles Times as "a star on the rise - a ferocious talent." "Ben-Dor casts her spell," the Boston Globe reported, "a tremendous musician, expert technician, charismatic performer." These comments reflect the overwhelming praise Ben-Dor has garnered in her appearances as guest conductor with major orchestras and ensembles around the world .




NEW!       CD


Piazzolla and Mosalini
"Cien Años", "One Hundred Years",   


In anticipation of Piazzolla's 100 Aniversary

Boston Pro-Arte Chamber Orchestra

Juanjo Mosalini

Gisele Ben-Dor














Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Colombia, Mahler Symphony 5

Boston Pro-Arte Chamber Orchestra, works by Piazzolla and Mosalini

Jerusalem Music Academy, works by Saint-Saens and Tchaikovsky

Boston Pro-Arte Chamber Orchestra, works by Alvarez, Gabriela Frank, Dvorak

Orquesta Juvenil del SODRE, Works by Revueltas, Dvorak and Copland

Israel Chamber Orchestra, Cyclical Tango Night

Boston Pro-Arte Chamber Orchestra, works by Beethoven

Raanana Symphony,works by Beethoven

Israel Chamber Orchestra, Works by Ramirez, Piazzolla and Palmeri

Boston Pro-Arte Chamber Orchestra, works by Ewazen, Gounod and Beethoven

Orquesta Nacional de Costa Rica, works by Ginastera, Alberto Williams,

Luis Bacalov and Piazzolla

Boston Pro-Arte Chamber Orchestra, works by Tchrepnin, Stravinsky and Ginastera

Israel Chamber Orchestra, works by Grieg and Ariel Ramirez

Israel Chamber Orchestra, works by De Falla, selections of Zarzuela and Ginastera

Tel-Aviv Soloists  . Israel,   works by Dvorak, Mozart and Piazzolla

Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Holland, works by Bernstein, Gershwin, Ravel, Saint-Saens, Piazzolla, J. Strauss.

SODRE, Orquesta Nacional, Montevideo, Uruguay, works by Villa-Lobos, Rodrigo, Dvorak.

 Boston Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, works by Ginastera and Piazzolla

Opera et Orchestre National de Montpelier, works by Dvorak,   Gershwin, Piazzolla, J. Strauss

Tel-Aviv Soloists, Debussy, Mahler

Belgrade Philharmonic , Serbia, works by Moncayo, Marquez, Revueltas and Ginastera

Orchestre de Cannes, France, All Dvorak program ( Violin Cto, Cello Cto, Czeque Suite )

Boston Pro-Arte Chamber Orchestra, Haydn, Beethoven, Revueltas

Tel-Aviv Soloists, Israel - works by Solomone Rossi “Ebreo”, Handel, Piazzolla and traditional Ladino songs

ClassiCameri Festival in Eilat, Israel, Israel Chamber Orchestra

Bartok Rumanian Folk Dances, Opera Arias (Handel, Mozart, Gounod),

Piazzolla (Oblivion, Tanti Anni Prima) and Beethoven's 7th Symphony.

Chicago Sinfonietta , works by De Falla, Ravel, Revueltas, Blas Galindo, Chavez, Piazzolla, Marquez, Moncayo and Bacalov

Gisele Ben Dor will open the Israeli Chamber Orchestra's "Seasons" concert series with a program including music by Mascani, Puccini, Castelnuovo Tedesco and Ginastera.

Gisele Ben-Dor featured on the City of Annapolis campaign in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Symphony Orchestra of Annapolis

With Arco Ensemble, works by Piazzolla, Turina, Rodrigo, Revueltas and Alberto Williams.

Uruguay, Nueva Congregacion Israelita ( N.C.I), 75th Anniversary celebration. Works by Bloch, Mendelssohn, Saint-Saens, Verdi, Bacalov, Piazzolla, Gershwin, A.L. Weber and traditional Jewish and Israeli music.

Ensemble Meitar, Tel-Aviv “Einav” Hall , Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde

Hong-Kong Cultural Centre Hall. Debut with the Hong-Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in a programme including Estancia by Ginastera, The Four Seasons and the Concerto for Bandoneón Aconcagua by Piazzolla and La noche de los Mayas by Revueltas,

National Concert Hall, Taiwan, Philharmonia Taïwan / National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) in a programme including: Four dances from Estancia by Ginastera, Concerto for Bandoneón by Piazzolla and Dvorak's Symphony No. 7 in D minor.

Tulsa Philharmonic, Brahms Symphony #3, Liszt Les Preludes, Prokofieff, Piano Concerto #1

Eilat Festival, Israel - Nino Rota 100th Anniversary, ( music for Fellini, Visconti and Zefirelli’s films)

Simposio International de Mujeres Directoras, Invitada de Honor
(International Symposium of Women Conductor, Guest of Honor)


Gisele Ben Dor featured in Fanfare Magazine

Gisele Ben-Dor's CD of music by Ginastera listed in

The Penguin Guide to the 1000 Finest Classical Recordings:

The Must-Have CDs


Ginastera: Popol Vuh - The Mayan Creation

Gisele Ben-Dor, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra
BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Ginastera – Estancia, Panambi, Suite de Danzas Criollas (world premiere of orchestral version), Ollantay



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