Twenty-six-year-old Tomer Gewirtzman has performed recitals in Europe, the U.S., and Israel. He has appeared as soloist with orchestras throughout Israel, including the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, and has performed at some of America’s most prestigious music festivals, including Yellow Barn in Vermont, the Perlman Music Program, and the Aspen Music Festival. At the 2015 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, he was awarded first prize, as well as five concert prizes. Additional awards include first prize at the 2014 Wideman International Piano Competition (Shreveport, LA) and the piano prize and audience prize at the 2013 America-Israel Cultural Foundation’s Aviv Competition (Jerusalem). Mr. Gewirtzman received his Master’s degree in May 2016 from The Juilliard School as a student of Sergei Babayan, and will continue his studies there in the fall in the Artist Diploma program. He is a proud recipient of the prestigious Kovner Fellowship award. From 2008 to 2011, he served in the Israeli Defense Forces, in the “Outstanding Musician” program, where he combined regular military service with extensive music studies at the University.
Mr. Gewirtzman’s participation is supported by the Cleveland Israel Arts Connection, a program of the Jewish Community Federation.
Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI: 48
“Passacaille” from Pièces de Clavecín, Ordre VIII
Barcarolle in F-sharp Major, Op. 60
Etude in E-flat Major, Op. 10, No. 11
Fantasia on an Ostinato (1985)
Toccata in E Minor, BWV 914
Etudes, Op. 8, Nos. 9-12
Sonata-Idylle in G Major, Op. 56
Out of Doors Suite, Sz. 81
Sonata in B Minor, S. 178
Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34
Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23