Born in the former Soviet Union in 1984, Berenika Glixman immigrated to Israel in 1991. She begun her piano studies at the age of 10 with Lily Dorfman at the Givatayim Conservatory and subsequently studied with Daniel Gortler at the Tel Aviv Rubin Academy of Music. She is currently a graduate student of Prof. Tomer Lev at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at Tel Aviv University.
Berenika Glixman has won several national and international awards, among them First Prize at the Young Artist Competition held by Israeli Radio and the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, First Prize at the Fort Worth International Young Pianists Competition (USA), First Prize at the Michelstadt Competition (Germany), as well as Third Prize, Audience Favorite Prize and an award for the best performance of a 21st century piece at the Serbia International Piano Competition. Since 1997 she has been a recipient of America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarships.
She has appeared as soloist with numerous orchestras in Israel, Europe and the USA, including the Fort Worth Philharmonic, the Bucharest Symphony, the Sofia Symphony, the Kazakhstan National Symphony Orchestra, the Jerusalem Symphony and the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Zubin Mehta, Peter Bay, Zeev Dorman, Vag Papian and others.
Berenika Glixman has recorded for radio in Israel, Serbia, Germany and Italy, as well as a CD of works by Ami Ma'ayani. This is her first appearance with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.