of the of the School's subscription concert series
turned Clairmont hall into one of the leading and
most active venues in Israel with five different
concert series held every year (Symphonic, Chamber,
Keyboard, Vocal and Contemporary
Music); special concerts for the
general public; master classes by
world renowned musicians alongside
with many student concerts. This
abundance of events attracts over
2000 subscribers together with other
music lovers throughout the year.
Through its direct
connection to the school's recording studio, the
hall serves as a professional recording space much
in demand. Most
of the main concerts
and archived in the school's library for listening,
study and documentation.
The hall boasts
two excellent Steinway Concert pianos, one of which
was donated in 2006 by Mr. Josef Buchmann in honour
of Maestro Zubin Mehta's 70th birthday.
The hall was built
in 1998, with the generous contribution of Maurice
and Angela Clairmont and according to the
architectural design of former school director,
Prof. Ami Maayani, In 2001 a new concert organ was
built in the hall by the German company Eule.
Concert Hall was inaugurated in December 1998, with
a recital and a master-class given by pianist
Andreas Schiff, who on that occasion dedicated the
new Steinway concert piano acquired through the
generosity of the Tel-Aviv University Friends in
England and Scotland.