Jun 29, 2020 | News | Jerusalem & Area

Cyber attack mid Israel Philharmonic Orchestra concert

A free virtual concert featuring the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) was disrupted on Sunday by a suspected cyber attack, preventing tens of thousands of viewers worldwide from watching and participating in the event.

Hosted by actress Helen Mirren and featuring some of Israel’s world-renowned soloists — including Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zuckerman and Yefim Bronfman — this was the first time the IPO would perform for free online, during a live-stream broadcast set to begin at 9 p.m. in Israel / 2 p.m. eastern time.

Full Story (The Forward)