Violinist
About

Violinist Itamar Zorman has performed at major concert halls and with leading orchestras around the world—from his native Israel to the United States. He is the recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant, a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award, and was also joint winner of the International Tchaikovsky Competition.

He has performed as a soloist with such orchestras as the American Symphony Orchestra, German Radio Philharmonic, HR-Sinfonieorchester Frankfurt, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, KBS Symphony Seoul, Mariinsky Orchestra, and Utah Symphony, and with such conductors as Yuri Bashmet, James DePreist, Valery Gergiev, Zubin Mehta, and David Robertson. These engagements include performances at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall, Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium, Tokyo's Suntory Hall and Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw.

As a recitalist he has been presented by Carnegie Hall and has also performed at the Louvre Museum, Suntory Hall, Frankfurt Radio, and at the Verbier and Marlboro Festivals, among others. An active chamber musician, he is a founding member of the Israeli Chamber Project and a member of the Lysander Piano Trio. He has performed chamber music at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall’s Zankel and Weill Recital Halls, and at the Kennedy Center, among other venues.

Born in Tel-Aviv in 1985 to a family of musicians, he began his violin studies at the age of six at the Israel Conservatory of Music, graduating in 2003. He went on to earn his Bachelor of Music from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, Master of Music and Artist Diploma from The Juilliard School, and Artist Diploma from The Manhattan School of Music. He also studied with Christian Tetzlaff and Mauricio Fuks at The Kronberg Academy, and has participated in master classes with violinists including Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zuckerman, Shlomo Mintz, Ida Handel, and Ivry Gitlis.

He plays on a 1734 Guarneri Del Jesù from the collection of Yehuda Zisapel.

For more information, visit itamarzorman.com.

Posted: Jan-11-2019