Castle in time orchestra members
 

Castle in time is an independent orchestra that was formed by the need to hear and create a large ensemble that contains classical and electronic instruments that perform original music. 

THE MUSICIANS

Mostly in their late twenties, trying to challenge and connect between an up-to-date fresh poppy sound and the institution called "orchestra". Its repertory is multimedia that combines music, movement, and video. There is a tight bond between the instrumentalists and the composers of the orchestra. The composition of the material is always a dialogue and a collaborative creation process among these two. During the rehearsals the action of conducting was developed to be an unusual act of performance, combining improvisation and live communication sign language.

THE CREATORS

Matan Daskal - Conductor, Composer, Artistic Director, and Co-Founder.

Matan danced in the Batsheva Dance Company, there worked with Ohad Naharin and Sharon Eyal, in Yasmeen Godder Dance Group, Iris Erez Dance Group, Tom Weinberger, and more. Co-founder, artistic director, composer, and conductor of Castle in Time Orchestra, which performs in numerous festivals globally. Composing music for film and dance pieces performed by NDT 2 (NLD), AXIS dance company (USA), Johannes Weiland Company (GER), NSP 2 (NOR), Luzerner Theater (CHE), Heymann Brothers films, and more. Guest conductor at the Israel Chamber Orchestra and Bangalore Orchestra. Daskal's compositions have been released on the labels "Cala Records" (USA) and Cyland (RUS). Received grants from the America-Israel cultural foundation, the Israeli Lottery, the Rabinovich Foundation, Siday scholarship for musical creativity through the Jerusalem Institute of Contemporary Music, MASH, ACUM the Israel embassy in Spain and India. Teaches movement, composition, wind band orchestras, and soundpainting workshops globally in dance companies, studios, conservatories, and universities. Holds a BA in composition and music education.

Shalev Ne'eman - Percussionist, Composer, and Co-Founder.

In addition to working with the orchestra, Shalev is producing an EPK for Sweet&Dandy, releasing an album composed for Ground Heights, a teacher at Ramat HaSharon conservatory and at the Centre for the Blind, and a private tutor. 

Tal Donner - Manager, Co-Founder

MUSICIANS:

Conductor - Matan Daskal

Flute - Rachel Mazor

Oboe - Mariona Godia

Saxophones - Oved Pinchover, Eyal Netzer

French Horn - Ofer Etzioni, Tzviki Moran

Trumpet - Tal Avraham

Trombone - Ma'ayan Milo

Percussion - Shalev Ne'eman, Pablo Ordas

Drum Set - Roi Ben Yosef, Haggai Fershtman

Computer - Asaf Meidan

Electric Guitar -

Yeonathan Shachar, Yaniv Mintzer

Synthesizers - Yonatan Daskal

Harp - Ada Ragimov

Vox and Composition - Ohad Fishof, Daniel Krief, Anna Lann, Josef Laimon, Channan Ben Simon, Yotam Mahler

Violins - Benedikt Bindewald, Yedidia Schwarz

Cello - Shani Bar

Double Bass - Orr Sinay, Michael Edwards​

Technical Manager - Maor Paz
Light design -

Omer Sheizaf, Ofer Laufer

Graphic Design -  Dar Laor

Producer - Daniel Ring

Director - Malu Zayon
International Relations -

Katherina Vasiliadis

Manager - Tal Donner

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