Amihai Grosz

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Biography

Amihai Grosz has enjoyed a unique career path to date, having founded the Jerusalem Quartet in 1995, and later being appointed Principal Violist of the renowned Berlin Philharmonic in 2010. Invitations for solo work soon followed and have expanded in recent years to include collaborations with conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Daniel Barenboim, Sir Simon Rattle, Tugan Sokhiev, Klaus Mäkelä, Nathalie Stutzmann, Ingo Metzmacher, Lionel Bringuier, and Ariel Zukermann. Previously, he has performed as soloist with orchestras such as the Finnish Radio Symphony, Warsaw Philharmonic, Danish National Symphony, Swedish Radio Symphony, Barcelona Symphony, National Symphony of Ireland, and the Zurich Chamber Orchestra.

Amihai commenced his 2023-2024 season at the inaugural Tsindali Festival in Georgia, joining Gianandrea Noseda, Augustin Hadelich, and the Pan-Caucasian Youth Orchestra for Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante, a piece he also reprised alongside long-time collaborator Janine Jansen at the 30th anniversary edition of the esteemed Verbier Festival in 2023. The start of 2024 featured a tour to the Guangzhou Xinghai Concert Hall, Shenzhen Concert Hall, and Hong Kong Cultural Centre with Daniel Harding and Vilde Frang as part of the 2024 Youth Music Culture the Greater Bay Area, which involved a two-week educational residency with over 100 young musicians from all around China.

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