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Shiori Kuwahara on the Cover of Chopin Magazine

Chopin Magazine, dedicated a cover article to Shiori Kuwahara. “I was impressed when I was informed that the competition will be held in the pandemic that has continued since last year. Moreover, I was deeply moved to be able to perform in front of a big audience during the final

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IGOR LEVIT: THE 60 MINUTES INTERVIEW

Igor Levit: The classical music star streaming performances from his living room The pianist tells Jon Wertheim about finding an audience during the pandemic, speaking out against antisemitism, and understanding Beethoven with the help of Eminem. When the German pianist, Igor Levit was selected as the featured soloist of the

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KEEPING THE WIND IN THE SAILS

Idith Zvi, Retired Artistic Director of the Arthur Rubinstein International Society Interviewed by Masha Hinich   Idith, last July you retired from your role as Artistic Director of the Rubinstein Competition, after 17 years in the position. How do you feel about your decision to leave? Relief? Remorse? Regret? Neither

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THE RUBINSTEIN COMPETITION RETURNS TO THE STAGE!

New dates have been set for the 16th Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition The 16th edition, that was postponed due to the Corona-virus crisis, has now been rescheduled to April 18 – May 3, 2021. Idith Zvi, who served as the Artistic Director of the Arthur Rubinstein International Society,

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Two Israeli works have been selected for the 2020 Competition!

48 Israeli composers have written works under the “Call for Submission” of the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition and the Israel Music Institute. The two pieces selected as compulsory pieces for competitors in the Rubinstein Competition 2020 are: Toccata Caprice, by Yoram Meyouhas Walk in the Shadow of Giants,

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Registration 2020

Registration is open! Pianists of all nationalities, aged 18 to 32, are invited to submit applications to the 16TH ARTHUR RUBINSTEIN INTERNATIONAL PIANO MASTER COMPETITION – https://app.getacceptd.com/arims The 16th Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition will take place from 5 to 21 May 2020, in Tel Aviv, Israel. The Competition

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Piano Festivities 2018

Our annual Piano Festivities, 13 – 15 December, commemorated 10 years to the passing of the founder of the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition and its first Director – Jascha Bistrizky. Pianists Alexander Korsantia, David Fung and Nabeel Hayek together with violinists Gil Sharon and Hagai Shaham, cellist Hillel

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ISRAELI COMPOSITIONS

The Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition, in cooperation with the Israel Music Institute, hereby invites Israeli composers to submit an exclusive piano solo composition for the next Rubinstein Competition, May 2020. Only composers holding an Israeli nationality may apply. The composition of an 8-10-minute piano solo must be written

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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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