Saint Saens- Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso - Jacob Reuven - man
  • Classical music composed by Camille Saint-Saëns Displaying a unique combination of technical brilliance and a rich musical persona, Jacob Reuven has established himself as one of the most intriguing and sought after mandolin players to have emerged from Israel in recent years. Jacob's broad musical horizons encompass everything from classical music, baroque music, contemporary music, world music, to music for modern dance and theatre, bringing to all that he does his unique voice and uncompromising musical standards. Beginning his mandolin studies at the age of eight under the guidance of Prof. Simha Nathanson at the Beer Sheva Music Conservatory, Jacob later studied with Mr. Lev Haimovitch until beginning his studies at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance where he worked with Prof. Motti Smidt. During his studies Jacob had won twice the academy's prestigious Concerto Competition, which marked the beginning of his promising career. Jacob has performed as a soloist with some of the best Israeli orchestras and ensembles including the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, the Israeli Sinfonietta ,the Israel Chamber Orchestra and the Twenty First Century Ensemble and played under the baton of conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Mstislav Rostropovitch, Antonio Pappano, Mendi Rodan and Zsolt Nagy. In 2004, Jacob won first prize in the distinguished International Plectro Rioja competition in Spain and has become internationally known. Since then Jacob has been invited to perform with orchestras ...

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