Semifinal Round I
Johann Sebastian Bach Partita No.4 in D Major, BWV 828 Ouverture Allemande Courante Aria Sarabande Menuet Gigue
Johannes Brahms Intermezzo in A Major, Op.118, No.2
Maurice Ravel Jeux d’eau
Semifinal Round II
Robert Schumann Sonata No.2 in G Minor, Op.22 So rasch wie moglich Andantino: Getragen Scherzo: Sehr rasch und marikiert-Attaca Rondo: Presto-Prestissimo, Quasi cadenza
One of Israel’s most promising young pianists, Berenika Glixman is in demand as a soloist and chamber musician across Europe. An award-winning pianist, Ms. Glixman has received many national and international prizes in competitions across Europe, and has also won numerous prestigious awards and prizes in Israel. Berenika has participated in International Festivals in Fort “Worth,Spain, Austria and Germany). She has appeared as a soloist with orchestras throughout Europe such as the Bulgarian National Philharmonic Orchestra, the Bucharest National Philharmonic Orchestra, the Turin Orchestra and the La Carunia Orchestra (Spain) where the performances were broadcast on Italian and Spanish radio and television. She also has had several performances broadcast on the Israeli radio program, “Kol ha Musika.” Ms. Glixman recently completed a project in which she performed a recital comprised entirely of works by J.S Bach. She is also a recording artist for the Israeli label, Hed Artzi where she recorded the works of Israeli composer Ami Maayani. She has participated in master classes under the guidance of great musicians and pianists such as Nikolai Petrov, John O’Connor, Jose Ribera, Nikolai Demidenko, Yefim Bronfman, Pnina Zalzman, Martino Tirimo, Daniel Barenboim and Alexander Korsantia, among many others. Ms. Glixman was born in Tiraspol, Moldova in 1984, immigrated to Israel with her family in 1991 and began her musical studies at the age often. Among her mentors are Ms. Lily Dorfman, Ms. Yanina Kudlik, Mr. Daniel Gortler and Prof Tomer Lev, head of the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music. Since 1997 Berenika has been a recipient of the America – Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarships. She is currendy in her final year of her master’s degree at the Buchman-Mehta School of Music at the Tel-Aviv University, where she also holds her bachelor’s degree with honors.