Yoni Levyatov, Piano

Yoni Levyatov, winner of the San Jose International Piano Competition, is recognized as
a musician with “an appealing electricity” (The New York Times). The Russian-born Israeli pianist and composer made his recital debut at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, and his New York City concerto debut under the baton of Philippe Entremont. He has also been heard with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, the Bogota Philharmonic, Denver Brass, and the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas.

His compositional oeuvre includes works for solo instruments, chamber ensembles, and orchestra. Beyond the classical realm, he has toured with the JP Joffre Hard Tango Band across the US and internationally.

Mr. Levyatov was a recipient of the Dorothy McKenzie Artist Recognition Award, and was a Silver Medalist at the International Boesendorfer Piano Competition. He was awarded the Clairmont Prize in Tel Aviv and has been a scholar of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation. Recent appearances have included performances at Steinway Hall, Barge Music, and the United Nations, New York; St.-Mary College of Maryland; Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix; Philharmonic Hall in St.Petersburg, Russia; Spiegelsaal in Rheinsberg, Germany; Auditorium de Cajacanarias in Tenerife, Spain; and the Tel Aviv Museum of Arts, Israel.