Boris Giltburg

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Boris Giltburg (born in 1984) is an Israeli classical pianist, born in Russia.[1][2]

Biography and career[edit]

Giltburg was born in a Jewish family in Moscow, Russia, and began studying piano with his mother at the age of five. After moving to Israel he studied with Arie Vardi between 1995 and 2007.[3]

Boris Giltburg won the second prize (top prize awarded) of the 2002 Paloma O'Shea International Piano Competition in Spain, where he performed Bartók's Third Piano Concerto with the London Symphony Orchestra. Since then Giltburg has performed with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Bournemouth Symphony, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, and the Israel Philharmonic with conductors such as Philippe Entremont, Christoph von Dohnányi, Mikhail Pletnev and Marin Alsop.[4][5]

On 2 June 2013 he won the international piano competition Queen Elisabeth in Brussels.


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  3. ^ "Boris Giltburg". Intermusica. Retrieved 8 January 2009. 
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