Aharon Harlap
1941 -
Canada | IsraŽl
A. Harlap
Aharon Harlap (09/11/1941), born in Chatham, Ontario, Canada, since 1964 in Israel. Aharon Harlap is one of Israelís most prominent and well known composers and conductors. He was born in Canada, where he began his musical career as a pianist. He completed his studies in Music and Mathematics at the University of Manitoba in 1963, and in 1964 immigrated to Israel. He studied composition under P. Racine Fricker at Londonís Royal College of Music and Oedoen Partos at the Tel Aviv Academy of Music. He also studied conducting with Sir Adrian Boult in London, Hans Swarowsky in Vienna and Gary Bertini in Israel.
Harlap is widely known as an orchestral, operatic and choral conductor and has appeared as guest conductor with orchestras and opera houses in Canada, the USA, Europe and South Africa. His own compositions have also been performed in all of these countries, including works for choir, chamber ensembles and symphony orchestras. In Israel he has appeared as guest conductor with most of the major orchestras, including the Israel Philharmonic, the Haifa Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Sinfonette Beer Sheva, the Kibbutzim Chamber Orchestra ,the Israel Chamber Orchestra and the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra.
Period:21st century
Composed in:2017
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
In memory of:dedicatied to Stanley Sperber and in memory of the dearly departed
Harlap's Requiem (2017) for soprano and baritone solos, chorus (SATB) and symphony orchestra. It is dedicated to the conductor Stanley Sperber and in memory of the dearly departed.
It contains:
01. Requiem Aeternam
02. Dies Irae
03. Tuba Mirum
04. Confutatis
05. Hostias
06. Sanctus
07. Libera Me
Contributor:Arye Kendi
Stanley Sperber