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Alexander Nemirovsky

Alexander Nemirovsky joined the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in 2011 as Assistant Principal Timpani and Percussionist, becoming Acting Principal Percussion in 2015. In 2017, he was designated a Zildjian Orchestral Artist. Alexander was born in Moldova. He attended the Hebrew University…

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Elliot Beck

Elliot Beck is Assistant Principal Timpanist of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. He can be heard playing with the Orchestra across Israel and around the world. Before moving to Tel Aviv, he held percussion and timpani positions with the Grand Rapids…

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Ziv Stein

Percussionist Ziv Stein performs worldwide with various orchestras such as the West-Eastern Divan, the Verbier Festival, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Israeli Opera. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the Juilliard School, where he studied with Daniel Druckman and…

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Dan Moshayev

Dan Moshayev is Principal Timpanist of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, a position he has held since 2004 when he was eighteen years old. Dan began studying percussion with his father, Joseph Moshayev, but after Dan and his family immigrated to…

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Ayal Rafiah

Ayal Rafiah, percussionist, was born in Israel to a musical family; his mother taught piano and Ayal describes his father as having a “high musical IQ.” He began piano studies at the age of eight and started playing percussion four…

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Zubin Mehta

Born in Bombay, India, Maestro Zubin Mehta grew up in a musical environment. His father, Mehli Mehta, founded the Bombay Symphony and was Music Director of the American Youth Symphony in Los Angeles. Despite this musical influence, his initial field…

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Lahav Shani

Lahav Shani, the designated Music Director of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO), started his conducting career when he won first prize at the 2013 Gustav Mahler Conducting Competition in Bamberg, Germany. In 2018 he became Chief Conductor of the Rotterdam…

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Rachel Daliot

Rachel Daliot was born in Israel and grew up in Norway. She received her bachelor’s degree in Choral Conducting (as a student of Maestro Aharon Harlap) and Music Theory at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where she also studied flute…

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Tal Rockman

Tal Rockman was born in London and immigrated to Israel in 1974. She holds degrees in Musicology and Special Education from Tel Aviv University. She started working at the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in 1990, joining the IPO library in 1999….

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Yuval Broner

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