Musica Sancta Ensemble





 
  
  
 

 
  
  
 

About Us

Musica Sancta Ensemble Berlin is an ambitious and growing project to create a new professional Ensemble to perform concerts in Berlin. The Ensemble's main concerts venues are Berlin / Dresden / Leipzig Churches.

Musica Sancta Ensemble was founded by Liran Mendel and Roni Porat who serves as the music directors of the ensemble. The Ensemble members include talented freelance musicians from music students to senior musicians.

Next Concert at the Französische Friedrichstadtkirche, Berlin

Saturday, 7 May 2022, 20:00

  • Bach - "Air" from Suite No. 3
  • Bach - "Blute nur, du liebes herz" from St. Matthew Passion
  • Mendelssohn - Andante from Symphony No. 5 (Reformation)
  • Bellini - "Dopo l'oscuro nembo" from Adelson e Salvini
  • Verdi - "Ave Maria" from Otello
  • Dvořák: Orchestral arrangement from Stabat Mater
  • Dvořák: "Lux Aeterna", Largo from Symphony No. 9

Vacancies (per service)

Instrumentalists (violin / viola / cello / double bass / french horn / oboe) and vocalists (soprano / mezzo / alto / countertenor) are welcome to join the ensemble. Please send your performance video with your own choice of repertoire.


Application Form


Liran Mendel, Music Director

Liran Mendel, Music Director

Liran Mendel, born in Israel in 1970, is an Israeli organist, conductor and entrepreneur. He has studied composition and conducting at the Rubin Academy of Music in Jerusalem.

Mr. Mendel has made several arrangements and transcriptions of large symphonic works for organ, chamber and vocal ensembles.

As an entrepreneur, Mr. Mendel organized special classical music tours for musicians around Europe leading opera houses and concert halls (Vienna, London, Munich, Berlin, Leipzig and Dresden).


Roni Porat, Chief Conductor

Roni Porat, Chief Conductor

Roni Porat has created, conducted and presented more than 2000 concerts. He has composed original works for orchestras as well as for theatre and dance companies. He has conducted all Israeli leading orchestras including The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra on a regular basis. Worldwide Roni Porat has conducted several orchestras like the National orchestras of Guatemala, Equator and El Salvador, the Leipzig Philharmonic orchestra, a few youth and “El Sistema” orchestras in Cadada, Latin America and Europe.

In addition to his extensive musical work, Roni Porat is active as a lecturer and trainer on the subject of leadership, conducting and running workshops on personal and business development. Porat cooperates with private sector organizations and managers. Roni Porat has created and maintains the leadership workshop "Conducting Success" that allows managers to go through transformation and personal growth, giving them a real life experience of conducting a chamber ensemble. Another workshop Roni has created, titled "Master Class", brings insights from the music world into one's own life and vice versa.

Roni Porat is a popular TEDx speaker and gave diverse talks - dedicated to the connection of the humans mind to music and conducting - in Berlin, Hungary and Israel.