Haran Meltzer

    Grant Recipient

    Hod Hasharon, Israel


    Haran Meltzer (21.4.1994)

    Has appeared as soloist with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Zubin Mehta playing the Saint-Saens cello concerto.

    He Has appeared several times with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the Israel Chamber Orchestra, the Israel Camerata Orchestra, the Israel Simfonietta Beer Sheva, the Tel-Aviv Soloists Ensemble and the Ashdod Symphony Orchestra.

    Studied with Luba Rabin in the Kfar Saba Conservatory (2005-2010) and with Zvi Plesser in the Israeli Conservatory (2010-2012). Studied as well with Emanuele Silvestri and Felix Nemirovsky. Today Studies with Claudio Bohorquez in “Hanns Eisler” school of music in Berlin.

    Received scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation during the years 2007-2017.

    Won the following prizes:

    – Lions club national cello competition (2012) – First prize

    – Italian international cello competition (2017) – Third prize

    Participated in master classes with the following cellists: Frans Helmerson, Gary Hoffman, Jens Peter Maintz, Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt, Ralph Kirshbaum, Paul Katz and Laurace Lesser.

    Participated as a chamber musician in the following festivals: The voice of music festival in Kfar Blum, The Perlman music program in New York, The Ravinia festival in Chicago and “Musethica” festival in Sweden and Israel.

    Collaborated as a soloist and a chamber musician with the following musicians: Zubin Mehta, Itzhak Perlman, Miriam Fried, Guy Braunstein, Hagai Shaham, Alon Goldstein, Amihai Grosz, Avri Levitan, Hillel Zori and Zvi Plesser.

    Plays on a Vincentius Postiglione Neap 1903 cello loaned to him by the America-Israel Cultural Foundation.


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    Share with us these magic moments – Winners Concert of the 2018 Aviv Competitions. Congrats again to the participants and winners for the wonderful performances and achievements!

    | Foundation News
    The winners of AICF’s 19th Aviv Competitions were announced on January 3 at the Tel-Aviv Museum of Art. This year, thirty five candidates competed in four categories: piano, singing, cello, and brass. The winner of the Rafi Guralnik Award for Piano, a…

    | Foundation News
    The three musicians who have been chosen as finalists for the cello award of the Aviv Competitions are William Weil, Haran Meltzer, and Lia Chen Perlov. The two finalists for the “Best Performance of an Israeli Piece for Cello” prize are Haran Meltzer,…

    | Artist News
    Cellist Haran Meltzer has won the third prize at the Italian International Cello Competition which took place in Fondi, Italy.