Alon Kariv (Israel)

Alon Kariv (Israel)

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Pianist Alon Kariv, born in 1999, started his piano studies at the age of five with Hanna Barzilay and in 2015 he began studying with Professor Tomer Lev. Alon later studied at the Juilliard school with Yoheved Kaplinsky and Julian Martin, and is now studying for his master’s degree at the Buchmann Mehta School of Music with Professor Arie Vardi and Tomer Lev.

Alon has performed as soloist with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Zubin Mehta as well as with all the other major Israeli orchestras. Out of Israel, Alon has collaborated with the English Chamber Orchestra, The Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra and many more.

In 2015 Alon won Third Prize at the International Piano Competition in New York City’s Kaufman Center and in 2016 he was a top candidate at the inaugural Arthur Rubinstein Piano Competition in Beijing. In 2022 he won First Prize at the Young Artist Competition in Jerusalem.

This year, Alon recorded an album with the English Chamber Orchestra, featuring music by Frédéric Chopin and Carl Filtsch.