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ASSIF BINNESS

ISRAEL

  • date of birth: November 24, 1997
  • currently studying at the Barenboim-Said Akademie with Prof. Frans Helmerson;
  • studied at the Thelma Yellin High School of the Arts, Givatayim Conservatory with Prof. Shmuel Magen and The Buchmann-Mehta School of Music with Prof. Hillel Zori;
  • participated in masterclasses given by Uri Vardi, Ralph Kirshbaum, Miriam Fried, Alexander Hülshoff, Gary Hoffman, Amit Peled, Haim Taub;
  • member of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Barenboim.

Program:

First Round

Piatti Caprice Op. 25 No. 2

Haydn Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major Hob. VIIb/2

Schumann Adagio and Allegro in A flat major Op. 70

Second Round

Brahms Cello Sonata No. 2 in F major Op. 99

Hindemith Sonata for Solo Cello Op. 25 No. 3

Rostropovich Humoresque Op. 5

Semifinal

Enescu Cello Sonata No. 2 in C major Op. 26

Prokofiev Cello Sonata in C major Op. 119

Final

Prokofiev Sinfonia Concertante in E minor Op. 125