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COMPOSITIONS FOR COMPETITION 2020

The Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition, in cooperation with the Israel Music Institute, hereby invites composers to submit an exclusive piano solo composition for the next Rubinstein Competition, May 2020. The composition of an 8-10-minute piano solo must be written specially/ for the Rubinstein 2020 Competition. A professional screening

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Noam Sheriff

The Arthur Rubinstein International Music Association wishes to express its condolences to the family of musician, conductor and Israel Prize recipient Noam Sheriff, who has passed away at the age of 83. Noam was a member of the Rubinstein Competition board of directors for many years. He left his mark in

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Jan Jacob Bistritzky

This month marks the 10th anniversary of the death of Jan Jacob Bistritzky, who founded the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition, in 1974 and headed it for 30 years. Bistritzky’s activities in organizing musical events began in Poland. He was the director of the Department of International Cultural Affairs in

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AFARIMS SPRING CONCERT

Every year, in the spring, AFARIMS holds a closed event for its Patrons and supporters. This April they hosted Pianist David Fung, laureate of the Rubinstein Competition, 2008 and Daniel Moody- Countertenor, at The Kosciuszko Foundation House, New York. Fung and Moody performed a very special program: Scarlatti ​​- Piano

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Congratulations Daniil Trifonov

Russian pianist wins Grammy for instrumental performance Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov has won the Grammy Award for Best Classical Instrumental Solo Performance. The 26-year-old musician was nominated in the category “Best Classical Instrumental Solo Performance” for Franz Liszt’s Transcendental Etudes cycle recorded and published as an album. In 2011, Trifonov

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PETER GAD NASCHITZ

Adv. Gad Naschitz, Chairman of the Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society and founder of the Competition’s body of Patrons, has passed away. Peter Gad Naschitz was a well-known jurist in the legal community in Israel and around the world. He held many distinguished positions, including Dean of the Israel Consular

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ARIE VARDI is Israel Prize laureate in music, 2017

Pianist, teacher, educator, Chairman of the jury and Music Advisor of the Rubinstein Competition, Prof. Arie Vardi, has been announced as Israel Prize laureate in music, 2017. The prize committee’s arguments for electing Vardi were his achievements as a performing artist and his enormous contribution to the advancement and subsistence

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Nehring’s New York debut

Szymon Nehring (1st Prize, 2017 Rubinstein Competition), gave an outstanding performance at his New York solo recital debut (October 26, 2017) at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall. The concert was presented by the American Friends of the Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society (AFARIMS), and was followed by a special dinner for

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BORIS GILTBURG – Carnegie Hall Piano Recital

Date: October 27, 2016   7.30 pm Venue: Zankel Hall (Carnegie Hall) The annual event of the American Friends of the Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society (AFARIMS), featuring Rubinstein laureate – Boris Giltburg in his New York debut. Israeli pianistBoris Giltburg is a rising star in the international world of pianism, 2nd Prize winner and

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CHING-YUN HU at Dan Tel Aviv

In a special collaboration between American Express, Dan Hotels and the Rubinstein Society, former Rubinstein laureate, Ching-Yun Hu hosted Israeli pianist Andy Feldbau and Artistic Director, Idith Zvi for a surprising six hand performance of Rachmaninov’s Romance. Before this exclusive and intimate concert, guests enjoyed a cocktail, the courtesy of

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