Ira Givol

baroque cello, viola da gamba

born in Israel
lives in Brussels
studied with Frans Helmerson, Rainer Zipperling and Larry Lesser
awards numerous chamber music competitions with the Tel Aviv trio ( Melbourne, Alsace, Vitorio Gui, Joseph Joachim, Boris Pergamenchikov and many others…)
favorite composer depends on the day of the week, for the weekend for sure Bach
most underestimated composer Janacek
favorite concert hall Concertgebouw Amsterdam
favorite recording The white album (The Beatles)
favorite il gardellino-recording Fasch Concerti
best festival Burning Man
piece that needs to be discovered J.S.Bach Cello concerto
piece I would love to play (but never will) Solo violin Partitas and Sonatas by the very same Bach