Yair Klartag : creating sonic metaphors of our inability to communicate

Born in Israel in 1985, Yair Klartag has studied composition with Ruben Seroussi and Georg Friedrich Haas at Tel-Aviv University, Basel Musikhochschule and Columbia University where he is currently a doctoral candidate in composition. Other important composition studies and masterclasses include George Lewis, Chaya Czernowin, Brian Ferneyhough and Rebecca Saunders. His music has been performed … Continue reading Yair Klartag : creating sonic metaphors of our inability to communicate

Osnat Netzer : highly theatrical and kinetic compositions

Osnat Netzer /osˈnat ˈnɛtsɛʁ/ is a multi-faceted musician based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Born in Haifa, Israel, she developed a love of music at a very young age, and trained intensively as a composer, pianist and singer-songwriter throughout her high school years, military service and undergraduate studies at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. She … Continue reading Osnat Netzer : highly theatrical and kinetic compositions

Elam Rotem : Early Music performer, scholar and composer

Since about the mid-19th century, classical music has been governed by a narrative of historical progress. Composers have been taken seriously only if they write in a modern, new-sounding style; composers who continued to write in traditional styles were considered less “important,” and when they wrote in frankly historical styles - as when Mendelssohn wrote … Continue reading Elam Rotem : Early Music performer, scholar and composer