Ammiel Bushakevitz

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Ammiel Bushakevitz
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Ammiel Bushakevitz
Background information
Born April 9, 1986
Jerusalem, Israel
Genres Classical
Occupation(s) Classical Pianist
Labels BIS Records
Hänssler Classic
Gramola
Website www.bushakevitz.com

Ammiel Issaschar Bushakevitz (*April 9, 1986 in Jerusalem) is an Israeli-South African pianist.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Ammiel Bushakevitz moved at a young age with his family from Jerusalem, Israel to George, Western Cape.

Bushakevitz studied at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy in Leipzig, Germany and the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Paris in Paris, France.[3][4]

Awards and fellowships[edit]

He has been awarded the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst's International Scholarship for Artists,[5] European Commission Award, French-German Forum for Young Artists Award, HMT Freundeskreis Scholarship, Ad-Infinitum-Stiftung Award, Oppenheimer Memorial Trust Scholarship, Bill Venter/FAK Bursary, Pretorium Trust Postgraduate Bursary, FAK Senior Music Award, PJ Lemmer Scholarship, Southern African Music Rights Organisation SAMRO Undergraduate Bursary, Isaac Greenberg Scholarship for Jewish Students, Du Toit/Van Tonder Award, Gladwell Scholarship, Gideon Roos/Esther Mentz Award, UP General Study Scholarship, Stellenbosch Vrouevereniging Award and Brenda Rein Scholarship.[3] In 2014 Ammiel Bushakevitz was named Edison Fellow of the British Library, London.

Discography[edit]

  • 2017 - Franz Schubert: Impromptus & Klavierstücke [6] Solo Piano album (Hänssler Classic)
  • 2017 - Liszt: 15 Songs [7] Liszt: 15 Songs, Timothy Fallon, tenor, Ammiel Bushakevitz, piano. Recorded at the (Jerusalem Music Centre), Israel. (BIS Records)
  • 2017 - Lieder aus der Jugendstil. Thuille, Wolf, Pfitzner, Mahler, Marx, Zemlinsky [8] Hagar Sharvit, mezzo-soprano; Ammiel Bushakevitz, piano. Recorded in Mürzzuschlag, Austria.
  • 2015 - Mozart - Sonatas for piano and violin [9] Avigail Bushakevitz, piano; Ammiel Bushakevitz, violin. Recorded in Capellades, Spain (Solfa Records)
  • 2014 - Duo Aurelius live in Catalonia. Mozart, Szymanowski, Beethoven, Tahberer [10] Deniz Tahberer, violin; Ammiel Bushakevitz, piano. (Solfa Records)
  • 2013 - Ammiel Bushakevitz plays Schubert [8] Ammiel Bushakevitz, piano. Recorded in Paris, France. (IAWS)

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