Jonathan Gilad

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Biography

The French pianist Jonathan Gilad has already captured the attention of the music world. In 1989, at the age of 8, he entered the Conservatory in his native Marseilles and, three years later, was awarded gold medals in both piano and chamber music studies. His other honours have included prizes from the Paris Mozart Competition (1991), the Geneva “Premio Mozart” Competition for Young Artists (1992) and the Salzburg Mozarteum (1992). Jonathan Gilad began his piano studies at the age of 4 and between 1991 and 2000, he has been a student of Dmitri Bashkirov, first in Colmar and later in Madrid. He has also taken classes during the summer at the Salzburg Mozarteum and at the International Piano Foundation in Cadenabbia (Italy).

Jonathan Gilad has already performed at some of Europe’s most important festivals, including those of Kuhmo, Turku, the Klavier-Ruhr Festival, La Roque d’Anthéron, the Rheingau Festival or the Verbier Festival. Invited by prestigious concert halls (Carnegie Hall in New York, Herkulessaal in Munich, Wigmore Hall in Londres, the Berlin Philharmonie but also the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam), his orchestral engagements include concerts with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Seiji Ozawa, the Baltimore Orchestra and Yuri Temirkanov, the Minesota Orchestra and Eiji Oue, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra and Yuri Temirkanov, the Orchestre de Paris and Frans Brüggen or Eivind Gullberg Jensen, the Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra under Jerzy Semkow, the Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra on tour with Kazimierz Kord, the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra led by Michael Stern and later by Okko Kamu, the Camerata Academica of Salzburg under Sandor Vegh as well as with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra and the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris. Among the other major cities where he gives regular recitals are Paris, Milano, Roma, Geneva, Zurich, Berlin, Munich, Amsterdam. His recital debut in Great Britain was for the BBC World Service in a program broadcast live worldwide followed by a recital at the Wigmore Hall.

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The French pianist Jonathan Gilad has already captured the attention of the music world. In 1989, at the age of 8, he entered the Conservatory in his native Marseilles and, three years later, was awarded gold medals in both piano and chamber music studies. His other honours have included prizes from the Paris Mozart Competition (1991), the Geneva “Premio Mozart” Competition for Young Artists (1992) and the Salzburg Mozarteum (1992). Jonathan Gilad began his piano studies at the age of 4 and between 1991 and 2000, he has been a student of Dmitri Bashkirov, first in Colmar and later in Madrid. He has also taken classes during the summer at the Salzburg Mozarteum and at the International Piano Foundation in Cadenabbia (Italy).

Jonathan Gilad has already performed at some of Europe’s most important festivals, including those of Kuhmo, Turku, the Klavier-Ruhr Festival, La Roque d’Anthéron, the Rheingau Festival or the Verbier Festival. Invited by prestigious concert halls (Carnegie Hall in New York, Herkulessaal in Munich, Wigmore Hall in Londres, the Berlin Philharmonie but also the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam), his orchestral engagements include concerts with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Seiji Ozawa, the Baltimore Orchestra and Yuri Temirkanov, the Minesota Orchestra and Eiji Oue, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra and Yuri Temirkanov, the Orchestre de Paris and Frans Brüggen or Eivind Gullberg Jensen, the Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra under Jerzy Semkow, the Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra on tour with Kazimierz Kord, the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra led by Michael Stern and later by Okko Kamu, the Camerata Academica of Salzburg under Sandor Vegh as well as with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra and the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris. Among the other major cities where he gives regular recitals are Paris, Milano, Roma, Geneva, Zurich, Berlin, Munich, Amsterdam. His recital debut in Great Britain was for the BBC World Service in a program broadcast live worldwide followed by a recital at the Wigmore Hall.

He gives chamber music concerts with the violinist Julia Fischer, Vivian Hagner, Mihaela Martin, Nikolaj Znaider, Frans Helmerson, Daniel Müller-Schott as well as Renaud and Gautier Capuçon or Danjulo Ishizaka.

Jonathan Gilad made his first compact disc recording for EMI Classics released in November 1998. He has recorded a first CD dedicated to Beethoven for the French label Lyrinx, released in September 2003. It has been followed by a Mozart recital recorded in May 2004, still for Lyrinx. His last recording for Lyrinx has taken place in May 2005 including works by Prokofiev and Rachmaninov.
With Julia Fischer and Daniel Müller-Schott, Jonathan Gilad has recorded the trios by Mendelssohn, for PentaTone and his most recent CD is the recording of pieces for cello and piano by Mendelssohn with Daniel Müller-Schott (for Orfeo).

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