Rabinovich Roman, piano

Rabinovich Roman, piano

Born in 1985 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, began his piano studies at the age of six with his mother, Mira. In 1994, he and his parents immigrated to Israel. There he studied with Irena Vishnevitsky and later with Professor Arieh Vardi at the Rubin Academy of Music in Tel Aviv.
He is currently studying at The Curtis Institute of Music with Seymour Lipkin. He is the recipient of a merit-based full-tuition scholarship and holds the Ralph Berkowitz Fellowship.
In 1995, Rabinovich performed 11 concerts in five major American cities. At age 10 he made his Israel Philharmonic Orchestra debut under the baton of Zubin Mehta, and performed with that orchestra and Maestro Mehta again in 1999 and 2003.
He has performed as a soloist with most Israeli orchestras (including Israel Philharmonic, Rishon-L'Zion, Jerusalem, Haifa, Raanana Symphony orchestras), the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (NY), Ann Arbor Symphony (MI), Delaware symphony (DE), Ashland Symphony (OH), Moscow Conservatory Chamber orchestra and many others.
He has also given solo and chamber recitals in Israel, France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Portugal, Norway, Russia, and the United States in such prestigious venues as the Metropolitan Museum, Steinway Hall and Yamaha Salon in New York, the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory and Glazunov Hall in St. Petersburg, as well as on the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series in Chicago, Salle Cortot in Paris and in the Millennium Stage of the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.
    He is a winner of the 2nd prize (1st prize was not awarded), encouragement award to an Israeli competitor, best performance of an Israeli composition and a classical concerto awards at the 12th Arthur Rubinstein Competition in Israel, the Rafi Gouralnik and the audience prizes at the Aviv Competition in Israel, the Animato and the Arjil Piano Competitions in Paris, Frank Peleg Piano Competition, the annual Tel Aviv Music Academy competition, as well as “Vendome Virtuosi” prize and second prize at the Olga Koussevitsky competition in NYC, the young orchestral soloists of the Delaware Symphony competition and received financial support from Tzfunot Tarbut, as well as scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation from 1996 to 2004.
He has participated in international festivals such as Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, Verbier Academy in Switzerland, Conservatoire Week in St. Petersburg, Russia, Felicia Blumental Festival in Tel-Aviv, Israel, and All-Israel Festival. He was featured on radio and TV in numerous occasions in Israel (Kol HaMusica), Italy, Germany, and the United States (including the biggest classical station in NY, WQXR).
  
Future engagements include solo recitals, orchestral and chamber music performances in such venues as Jupiter Symphony Chamber players in New York, and concert tours in France, Germany, Switzerland and Israel.
    
Roman also excels as a gifted artist and has won prizes as a painter. He often combines his concerts with exhibitions of his paintings. From October 06 till March 07 the Brigham Young University in Jerusalem hosted an exhibition that includes Roman’s paintings, his works were also shown at the Good Sheppard Church, in NYC and in the Philadelphia area.
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