Tamara Stefanovich, pianist
Tamara Stefanovich is captivating audiences worldwide with her recital programs, as chamber musician and as soloist with the world’s leading orchestras. With a broad repertoire ranging from Bach to the contemporary, she has performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestras, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Bamberg Symphony, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony, MDR Symphony Leipzig, WDR Symphony Cologne and São Paulo Symphony, among others. Performing at the world's major concert venues, including Suntory Hall in Tokyo and London’s Royal Albert and Wigmore Halls, she undertook an extensive US recital tour marking the 90th birthday of Pierre Boulez. She features in international festivals, including La Roque d’Anthéron, Salzburg and Beethovenfest in Bonn. Fruitful collaboration connects Tamara Stefanovich with composers including Pierre Boulez, George Benjamin, Hans Abrahamsen and György Kurtág. She works with chamber music partners such as Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Matthias Goerne and regularly performs with conductors Esa-Pekka Salonen, Vladimir Jurowski and Susanna Mälkki. Tamara Stefanovich regularly leads educational projects at London’s Barbican Centre, Cologne's Philharmonie and at Klavier-Festival Ruhr. She studied in Belgrade, at Curtis Institute and at Cologne's Musikhochschule. This is her first appearance with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.