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Sivan MagenBack To Artist-Faculty

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  • harp

Sivan Magen, harp, has been praised by WQXR and the New York Times, and has appeared as a soloist worldwide, in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, the Sydney Opera House, and the Vienna Konzerthaus, and with orchestras such as the Israel Philharmonic, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Sydney Symphony, and the Vienna Chamber Orchestra. He is the only Israeli to have ever won the International Harp Contest in Israel, and is also a winner of the Pro Musicis International and the Borletti-Buitoni Trust awards. Mr. Magen is also a founding member of the Israeli Chamber Project and of Trio Tre Voci (with flautist Marina Piccinini and violist Kim Kashkashian). In addition to his two solo albums for Linn records, he has released acclaimed recordings for Avie, Azica, Koch International, ECM, and with Musicians for Marlboro. In Spring 2017, he was a visiting professor at the Paris Conservatory, and since September 2017 he is principal harpist of the Finnish Radio Symphony.

Robert Spano, Music Director

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