Ithay Khen

Artist photo of Ithay Khen - cello

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.

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CDs released by GENUIN

with Ithay Khen

CD album cover 'Flute and Cello in Dialogue' (GEN 12537) with Ithay Khen, Atsuko Koga

Flute and Cello in Dialogue

Werke von W.A. Mozart, P.O. Ferroud, H. Villa-Lobos, T. Takemitsu und G. Cassadó

Ithay Khen cello
Atsuko Koga Flute

GEN 12537  –  20.4.2012

CD album cover 'Duo Rubin -

Duo Rubin - "On Tour"

Werke von F.Chopin, N.Paganini, J.Offenbach, Falla, A.Piazzolla und mehr

Ithay Khen cello
Gabriella Gonda-Khen piano

** digital release **

GMP 04505  –  5.5.2004