Ella Milch-Sheriff is one of Israel’s most performed composers in recent years. Born in Haifa, Israel, she began her career as a composer at the young age of 12, graduating in composition from the Academy of Music at Tel Aviv University.
The Dr. David M. Milch Foundation has collaborated with Ella on numerous artistic projects in recent years.
Based on a poem by Nobel Prize Winner Wisława Szymborska
Performed in Bonn, Germany, 2015
For Voice and Orchestra
Based on poems by Yiddish poet Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman
Premiere in Israel, 2016 (Malmo, Sweden, 2021)
Bringing Yiddish to the concert halls with original contemporary music.
A feature film by Avi Nesher
Based on Baruch Milch diary and his daughters’ story
Premiere in Toronto Film festival TIFF, 2016
Opera by Ella Milch-Sheriff
Production in Vienna (2016), Entarte Opera festival
An original work for two soloists, choir and orchestra by Ella Milch-Sheriff
Based on liturgical text from the Jewish morning prayer
Premiere: Israel Camerata, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem 2018
National Library of Israel (Jerusalem)
Noam Sheriff (1935 - 2018), Israeli composer, conductor, teacher
Israel Prize Winner, one of Israel's most significant musicians
A rare project of paintings by Lauren Bergman of young women and children who perished during the Holocaust, giving them an imaginary future in the paintings, combined with original musical compositions composed by Ella Milch-Sheriff, inspired by each painting.
This project was already presented partially online, waiting now to be presented live in museums, concert halls, etc.