The recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and a Borletti-Buitoni Trust award, Itamar Zorman was also a laureate of the 2011 International Tchaikovsky Competition. He has given recitals in venues including Carnegie Hall, the Louvre in Paris, the Laeiszhalle Hamburg, the Muziekgebouw Frits Philips in Eindhoven, the HR-Sendesaal Frankfurt and the Kolarac Hall in Belgrade, and at festivals including the Kronberg Academy, Rheingau, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Delft and the Copenhagen Summer Festival, as well as Marlboro, Classical Tahoe and Chamberfest Cleveland in the USA.
Itamar Zorman’s solo career spans four continents. He has appeared with orchestras in the USA, Europe, Asia and South America, including the American Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, Kremerata Baltica, Het Gelders Orkest, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, KBS Symphony Orchestra Seoul as well as the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra and Russian State Symphony Orchestra ‘Novaya Rossiya’. A committed chamber player, he has play-directed the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Camerata Nordica and is a founding member of the Israeli Chamber Project. He is also a member of the Lysander Piano Trio, with which he won the 2012 Concert Artists Guild Competition.
Born in Tel Aviv to a family of musicians, Zorman is a graduate of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, the Juilliard School, where he studied with Robert Mann and Sylvia Rosenberg, and the Manhattan School of Music. He is also an alumnus of the Kronberg Academy where he studied with Christian Tetzlaff.
Itamar Zorman is a recipient of scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation; he currently plays on a Guarneri Del Jesu from 1734, from the collection of Yehuda Zisapel.
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