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Castle in time orchestra members


Castle in Time Orchestra is an independent contemporary large ensemble, that contains acoustic and electronic instruments that perform original music. The orchestra acts from a desire to expand borders and research fields of sounds and performative behaviors. The musicians are an integral part of the creation processes and specialize in written music, live composition, and Soundpainting. Since its founding in 2015, Castle in Time performed in numerous venues and festivals in Israel and abroad. Its repertoire contains a wide range of pieces, from solos and string quartets to 25 instrumentalists, live concerts, and multi-speaker sound Installations.


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

Matan danced in the Batsheva Dance Company, where he 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, the 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 and Co-Founder


Conductor - Matan Daskal

Flute - Rachel Mazor

Oboe - Mariona Godia

Saxophones - Oved Pinchover, Eyal Netzer

French Horn - Ofer Etzioni, Tzviki Moran

Trumpet - Tal Avraham, Roy Zuzovsky

Trombone - Yaron Ouzana, Ma'ayan Milo

Percussion - Shalev Ne'eman, Pablo Ordas

Drum Set - Roi Ben Yosef, Haggai Fershtman

Computer - Asaf Meidan, Daniel Grossman

Electric Guitar -

Yeonathan Shachar, Yaniv Mintzer

Synthesizers - Yonatan Daskal, Milton Michaeli

Harp - Ada Ragimov

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

Violins - Benedikt Bindewald, Yedidia Schwarz, Tomar Einat

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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