Tamar Halperin

Israel

With a repertoire that ranges over five centuries, pianist and harpsichordist Tamar Halperin performed as a soloist with various chamber groups all over the world, often collaborating with distinguished musicians and ensembles, including Michael Wollny, Jimmy McNeely, Laurence Cummings, Idan Raichel, the English Concert Baroque Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. She received her musical education at Tel Aviv University, the Basel Music Academy and at Juilliard, where she obtained a doctorate with her research on J.S. Bach in 2009. While the focus of her activities is on Baroque music, Halperin is also an enthusiastic performer of classical and contemporary, pop and electronic music. She received numerous awards, among which the Presser Award (2005), the Eisen-Picard Performing Arts Award (2006, 2007) and two Jazz ECHO Awards (2010, 2014). Most recently, she recorded with renowned countertenor Andreas Scholl a album titled Wanderer, with works by Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, and Brahms.

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