Ofer Falk

  Ofer Falk

Violin

Ofer was born in Israel and studied with the legendary pedagogue Ilona Feher in Tel-Aviv and later with Professor Dora Schwarzberg in Vienna. Awarded annual scholarships by the America-Israel Cultural Foundation, Ofer won numerous prizes in international competitions including the Henryk Szerying, the Tchaikovsky 10th International Competition in Moscow and Montreal International Violin Competition. He made his debut as soloist with the English Chamber Orchestra in February 2003 and has performed as soloist with most of the leading Israeli Orchestras and at the Bolshoi and Mali Theatres in Moscow. His performances have been broadcast on radio and television including BBC Radio 3, German Radio-Berlin, Israeli Radio and Television, Russian State Radio and Television, and Canadian Radio. Ofer was founder member and leader of the Schidlof Quartet and the Falk Quartet, recording three CDs, and is currently leader of the Allegri Quartet. He is a professor of violin and chamber music at Trinity College of Music and at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and appears frequently as guest leader of the English Chamber Orchestra and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Ofer plays on a 1661 violin by Nicolò Amati of Cremona.

 

October 1st 2017
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2017/18 Concert Season preview

Reiko is delighted to announce her exciting plans for the 2017/18 concert season, with a look ahead to her special project "Clara 2019". Press release available to download here Click on the image below or click here to view in full screen
July 14th 2017
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The Travelling Clara

‘The Travelling Clara’ A trilogy of concerts spaced out over 2019, reimagining concerts of the virtuoso Clara Schumann as she travelled across Europe, performing the most significant piano concertos of the nineteenth century. 1) Clara in Leipzig Robert Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor. Clara premiered her husband's only completed piano concerto 1 January ...
March 8th 2017
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Clara 2019

Clara Schumann, née Wieck 1819–1896 To celebrate the bicentenary of Clara Schumann in 2019, Reiko will be performing Clara's music throughout her programmes. One special recital we have planned is 'Clara Schumann: An inspirational life in words and music'. Combining the music of Clara and Robert Schumann, together with other works ...
February 7th 2016
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Goldberg Project

In July 2016, Reiko will be embarking on her Goldberg Project. Over the next year, Reiko Fujisawa takes on JS Bach’s magnificent ‘Goldberg Variations’ BWV 988, and will perform this work across the country, in a variety of performance venues. Upheld as one of the greatest examples of variation form, the ...
February 7th 2016
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530,000 notes!

As my final concerts of 2016 are approaching, I can look back over an amazing few months. My Goldberg Project has been so wonderful. With seven performances of Bach’s Goldberg Variations across the country, I have performed in such incredible venues and met so many wonderful people. That’s over 530,000 ...

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