Yigal Meltzer

Principal Trumpet

Yigal Meltzer joined the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in 1991, at the time he was just 20 years-old and playing in the IDF orchestra.  After ten years with the IPO he became their principal trumpeter.  He has appeared as soloist many times, not only with the IPO but also with other leading ensembles in Israel including The Israel Chamber Orchestra, The Camerata Orchestra Jerusalem, The Tel Aviv Soloists, The Be’er Sheva Chamber Orchestra and the Modern music ensemble Musica Nova.

Watch Yigal describe his auditions, his love of soccer and more in the video below!