XI InClassica International Music Festival in Israel

IC--2022-BasicFrom 8th May to 2nd June 2022, the European Foundation for Support of Culture will present the InClassica International Music Festival 2022, taking place for the first time in Israel. The event will continue in the tradition of the previous year’s incarnation of the festival, welcoming numerous celebrated orchestras, soloists and conductors from around the world in a celebration of musical ingenuity and technical excellence. 


Concerts will take place at various locations including The Sherover Theatre, Henry Crown Symphony Hall, Heichal HaTarbut (Charles Bronfman Auditorium, or Culture Palace), Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv University and Israeli Opera at the Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center.


InClassica 2022 looks set to deliver an astonishing array of groundbreaking concerts, with luminaries expected to appear including Founder and Leader of the Classe d'Excellence de Violoncelle at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, exclusive Erato (Warner Classics) recording artist, cellist Gautier Capuçon; Twice Diapason d’Or and 2019 Russian Federation National Award in Literature and Art recipient, pianist Nikolai Lugansky; 2010 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels winner, prolific pianist Denis Kozhukhin; Prize-winner of various international competitions including the Bella Voce (1st prize 2003), Neue Stimmen (3rd Prize 2005), All-Russian Festival-Competition (1st Prize 2008), and Sergei Leiferkus grant, Golden Mask Theatre Prize (2007 and 2015), Triumph Prize and President’s Prize recipient, noted Bolshoi soprano Anna Aglatova; 2020 Avery Fisher Career Grant, 2020 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Award and Robert Levin Award (Harvard University) recipient, top prize winner of the Tibor Varga International Violin Competition, youngest ever prize winner of the Menuhin Competition and Winner of the 2019 Queen Elisabeth Competition (Brussels), violinist Stella Chen.


Numerous other stars are expected to perform, including Grammy-nominated Maltese tenor, the renowned Metropolitan Opera star described by NPR as “arguably today’s finest lyric tenor”, Joseph Calleja; Gramophone’s Instrumental Album of the Year winner, Critics’ Choice at the Classic BRITS awards and CBE recipient, cellist Steven Isserlis; multiple-times Grammy Award-winner, Grand Prix du Disque, Diapason d’Or and Avery Fisher Prize recipient, violinist Gil Shaham; 2010 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels winner, prolific pianist Denis Kozhukhin. 


Additionally, InClassica will welcome various esteemed international orchestras and conductors, continuing the event’s tradition of collaborating with high profile, critically acclaimed ensembles and their directors, who are sure to provide a stunning musical experience for audiences throughout the event. 


Following on from the event’s previous successes in this regard, the EUFSC is proud to welcome back Alexey Shor as the event’s Composer-in-Residence. Mr Shor’s works have been performed by many famous performers and in prestigious venues across the globe, with 2022 marking the second consecutive year of his appointment to the post for InClassica.