Igor Begelman

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Igor Begelman is a virtuoso clarinet player.[1][2] He has performed solos with a number of orchestras. He also plays chamber music, and is a member of the TAGI ensemble (formerly known as the New York Lyric Chamber Players).


  • 20th Century Russian Chamber Music / 8th Tucson Winter Chamber Music Festival
  • Kupferman: Moon Music 2000 on Soundspells
  • Here of Amazing Most Now on Albany Records


  • 2000 Avery Fisher Career Grant[3][4]
  • 1994 Grace Woodson Memorial Award[5]
  • Second prize at the first Carl Nielsen International Clarinet Competition in 1997
  • 2010 BRIO award[6]


  1. ^ "Clarinet virtuoso to play Sunday," Ridgefield Press April 6, 1995 https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=SX5EAAAAIBAJ&sjid=bbIMAAAAIBAJ&dq=igor%20begelman&pg=1618%2C3492874
  2. ^ Daniel Webster "Taking the clarinet where few have gone," Philadelphia Inquirer April 14, 1999
  3. ^ "Avery Fisher Career Grant Recipients" http://new.lincolncenter.org/live/index.php/career-grant-recipients
  4. ^ Robert Sherman "Pop and Classical, 'New' and 'Old' Music," New York Times October 01, 2000
  5. ^ "Soviet native wins young-artist contest," Houston Chronicle May 16, 1994
  6. ^ Bronx Council on the Arts (list of 2010 BRIO winners http://www.bronxarts.org/awardee_all.asp?SelCategory=15:2010&selSubcategory2=2