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Victoria Gelman

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Victoria Gelman

Victoria was born in 1997 in Tiberias, Israel.

Victoria finished her Bachelor with Prof. Hagai Shaham at the Buchman-Mehta music academy and finished her Masters degree with Prof. Mark Gothoni in Universität Der Künste- Berlin. Currently Victoria is pursuing her Professional Studies with Prof. Ilya Kaler in the Cleveland institute of music, USA. Her teachers in the previous years were prof. Irina Etigon, Mila Feldman, Haim Taub and Julian Rachlin.

In April 2020, Victoria was awarded the Prize of the best interpretation of a E. Ysaÿe work in the Anton Rubinstein competition in Düsseldorf. She is a prize winner in the Ibolyka-Gyarfas-Stiftung competition 2019 in Berlin, awarded the 1st prize in the Clairmont competition in Tel Aviv in 2018 and the 1st prize in the “Maestro” Israel national competition in 2008. Victoria was invited to perform in the Paris Municipality hall (2006) and in the Kremlin in Moscow (2008).

She performed in the Israeli Philharmonic Hall with the Bmsom orchestra under Maestro Yoel Levi (2019), with the Raanana Symphonic orchestra under Maestro Gil Shohat. As well Victoria participated in few of the Israeli Philharmonic orchestra and the Jerusalem Camerata orchestra projects. Victoria is an active participant of the “Musethica” program.
Victoria performed in some Israeli TV & Radio programs, and she won the young artists competition of "Kol ha-Musica" Israel Broadcast Authority at December 2012.

Victoria is a scholarship holder of the America-Israel cultural foundation since 2005-current and supported by the “Wizo” organization since a very young age.

Victoria plays on a Giueseppe Guadagnini generously loaned from the private instrument collection of Mr. Yehuda Zisapel.

OSR Live

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Symphonie N°9

Recorded on 30 July 2020 at Victoria Hall, Geneva

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphonie N° 4 en si bémol majeur op. 60

Jonathan Nott


Recorded on 30 July 2020 at Victoria Hall, Geneva