Ithay Khen is considered one of today's leading Israeli cellists. His teachers include W. Böttcher, J. Schwab, U. Wiesel, L. Quandt and his own father, Uri Khen, who saw him through his first steps on the cello. In addition to the Clermont Prize as best young Israeli cellist, Ithay Khen was also awarded first prize in the cello and chamber music competition at Tel Aviv’s Rubin Academy of Music. Following his studies at the HDK in Berlin, he was a stipendiary of the Herbert von Karajan Orchestra Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. From 1996 to 1997 he was a solo cellist at the Royal Philharmonic of Antwerp, before advancing to become fi rst solo cellist of the Nuremberg Opera. Among the orchestras with which Ithay Khen has made guest appearances as a soloist are the Budapest Symphony, the Royal Philharmonic of Antwerp, the German Chamber Orchestra of Berlin and the Israel Chamber Orchestra.
The Artist's Homepage: http://www.ithay-khen.de/
Flute and Cello in Dialogue
Works by W.A. Mozart, P.O. Ferroud, H. Villa-Lobos, T. Takemitsu and G. Cassadó
Ithay Khen, cello - Atsuko Koga, flute
Duo Rubin - "On Tour"
Works by F.Chopin, N.Paganini, J.Offenbach, M.de Falla, A.Piazzolla and more
Ithay Khen, cello - Gabriella Gonda-Khen, piano