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Amihai Grosz

Amihai Grosz
  • 1979, Israel
  • Principal viola of the Berliner Philharmoniker since 2010
  • Guest programmer International Chamber Music Festival Utrecht 2021
  • Soloed with orchestras such as West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Isra.l Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Orchester der Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele, Münchener Kammerorchester, Orchester der Staatsoper Unter den Linden
  • Collaborated with Yefim Bronfman, Emmanuel Pahud, Mitsuko Uchida, Oleg Maisenberg, Janine Jansen, Julian Rachlin and David Geringas, among others
  • Co-founder/violinist of the Jerusalem Quartet (1995 – 2010)
  • Studied with David Chen, Tabea Zimmermann and Haim Taub
  • Won first prize of the Brown-Roger Siegel Competition (1996); won the Gottesman Prize for viola in the Aviv Competition (2007)
  • Plays a Gasparo da Salo viola from 1570, on lifelong loan from a private collection