Israel: Tosca Performed at Masada
Masada, Israel. 1st June, 2015. Maestro DANIEL OREN (L) directs a full dress rehearsal of the Israeli Opera in Puccini's Tosca against the backdrop of the ancient fortress of Masada in the Judean Desert. Over 50,000 expected to attend the production, directed by Opera National de Paris director Nicolas Joel and conducted by Maestro Daniel Oren, with hundreds of performers on a stage built on the desert floor as part of an open air, French-inspired "Opera Village".