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Itamar Golan
piano (Israel)

Born in 1970 in  Vilnius. He received his musical education in Israel. At the age of seven he gave his first concert in  Tel Aviv. He studied under the guidance of Lara Vodovoz, Emmanuil Krasovsky (piano), Chaim Taub (chamber ensemble). The pianist has repeatedly been awarded scholarships from the American-Israeli Cultural Foundation. Later, becoming a fellow of the New England Conservatory in Boston, the musician studied with Leonard Schur and Patricia Zanda in the USA.

With  At an early age, Itamar Golan was fond of chamber music. He collaborated with such outstanding performers as Vadim Repin, Maxim Vengerov, Julian Rakhlin, Barbara Hendrix, Misha Maisky, Shlomo Mints, Ivri Gitlis, Ida Handel, Kung Wah Chung, Sharon Kam, Jeanine Jansen, Martin Frost, Tabea Zimmerman and others.

Appeared in  accompanied by renowned bands,  including the Israel Philharmonic and the Berlin Philharmonic under Zubin Mehta, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (London) under Daniele Gatti, the La Scala Philharmonic and the Vienna Philharmonic under  conducted by Riccardo Muti, the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Lorin Maazel and many others.

The musician participates in prestigious international music festivals  - in  Salzburg, Edinburgh, Verbier, Lucerne, Tanglewood, Ravenna, Chicago ("Ravinia"); He has recorded for Deutsche Grammophon, Warner Classics, Teldec, EMI and Sony Classical.

In 1991, Itamar Golan began teaching at  Manhattan School of Music, becoming one of the youngest teachers in its history. Currently lives in Paris,  1994  years teaching chamber ensemble in  Paris Conservatory.

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