Boaz Ben-Moshe – When Music Speaks

“Norman Lebrecht on the premier of “Away From Me

Boaz Ben-Moshe, born in 1962, Prime-minister prize for composers (2003), composed over 40 pieces – Symphonic music, Concerti, Voice and Orchestra music, Chamber music for various instrumentations, Solo pieces and Cross-disciplinary pieces. His music was commissioned and performed by: Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, the New Symphony Orchestra-Haifa, the Tel Aviv Soloists, the Wine Festival Orchestra – Bordeaux, France, the Israel Chamber Orchestra, Israel Sinfonietta-Be’er-Sheva, the Israel Mandolin Orchestra, the Reutlingen Symphony Orchestra (Germany), the “Meitar” Ensemble, the Israel Contemporary Players, Soprano – Ruth Chizak (Germany), Soprano – Hilla Bagio, Contra Tenor – Alon Harari, Conductors – Guy Braunstein, Uri Segal, Guitarist – Liat Cohen, Pianist – Gila Goldstein, Dunnel String Quartet (Belgium), Kerman Mandolin Quartet. His music was performed at the Israel Festival, Upper Galilee Chamber Music Festival, “Sounds in the Desert” Festival, Bordeaux Music Festival, in Reutlingen – Germany, various Chamber Music Festivals in France and Spain, in the U.S.A – Piano Festival at Tanglewood and the Taubman Piano Festival at Mont-Clair University, New Jersey.

In 2004 he released the album “Gates of Jerusalem”, a collection of his pieces. In 2019 he released the album – When Music speaks…which featured “Meitar” Ensemble and flutist Lior Eitan, produced by IMI with the support of the Ministry of Culture.

Boaz Ben-Moshe is a Professor of Composition at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance where he held the position of Dean of Cross-Disciplinary music faculty 2011-2019, He was the artistic Director of “Israel Music Days” 2011-2017 and Deputy Director of Academic Affairs at the “rimon” School of Jazz and Contemporary Music.

He is a graduate of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance in Composition and holds a PhD in composition from the university of Pennsylvania in the USA


MasterClass in Composition-the Liszt Academy in Budapest
When Music Speaks…….at tribute to John McLaughlin

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