Yoel Gamzou and the International Mahler Orchestra performed at the Portuguese Synagogue and The Amsterdam Music Theatre on 25 August 2013, Amsterdam. Photos: Xander Remkes
Fifth ECF Princess Margriet Award Yoel Gamzou and the International Mahler Orchestra perform in Amsterdam on the 25 August 2013 with huge success with the Dutch media covering the concerts at the Portuguese Synagogye and The Amsterdam Music Theatre with an in-depth interview with Yoel Gamzou in the Nieuw Israelitisch Weekblad (22.08.2013), articles in De Telegraaf (26.08.2013) and Het Parool (26.08.2013), reports on FunX Radio (22.08.2013) and a story about Yoel Gamzou in magazine Vrij Nederland (28.08.2013).
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