FIO UK Fundraising Events

FIO UK regularly put on fundraising evenings that feature talent from across the world. Please browse below for our upcoming events, and sign up to our newsletter to be kept up to date.

FIO Gala Concert
Chazanut meets Covent Garden

At long last Friends of Israel Opera are back in business. We are celebrating our comeback with an extremely unusual Gala Opera Evening at the elegant home of Sir Sydney and Lady Rosa Lipworth. Following a Wine and Canape reception, and the chance of catching up with old friends, the first part of the evening’s entertainment features the legendary Rabbi Lionel Rosenfeld with the famous Shabbaton Choir performing their very unique style of traditional music and some surprise renditions.

During the interval there will be a light refreshments buffet, of finger food plus a selection of desserts, including tea and coffee. This will be followed, by an exquisite programme of world class Opera from internationally acclaimed artists, soprano Katerina Mina, tenor Mark Le Brocq and conductor/pianist Andrew Smith performing favourite arias and duets by Verdi, Bizet, Giordano and Puccini amongst others.

We look forward to seeing both old and new friends at this very special and unique evening of music. Proceeds will enable the Israel Opera House, and especially its young students, to get back to their normal output and training, following such a devastatingly sad and dark period of non-performance during the pandemic.