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BERENIKA GLIXMAN PIANIST Hailed by Maestro Zubin Mehta as “one of the greatest promises among the young generation of pianists today” and described by the press as “hypnotic” performer, Berenika Glixman emerged as one of Israel’s leading young pianists. Ms. Glixman was born in the Soviet Union and immigrated to Israel at the age of 7. She has performed as soloist with the Israel Philharmonic, the Fort Worth Symphony at the PianoTexas Van Cliburn International Festival, Bucharest Philharmonic, Bulgarian National Symphony, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, and the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music Symphony under Zubin Mehta. In 2010 she was called to replace pianist Yuja Wang as soloist with the Israel Philharmonic at last-minute notice, performing Prokofiev’s Second Piano Concerto to critical and public acclaim for IPO’s subscription series. She is a prize winner of the 2011 Arthur Rubinstein International Master Competition, 2008 Van Cliburn International Festival Concerto Competition, 2008 Israel Radio Young Artist Competition, and 2005 Isidor Bajic International Competition in Serbia. Berenika Glixman completed her B. Mus. and M. Mus. degrees with distinction under Prof. Tomer Lev at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at Tel Aviv University,where she is currently a faculty member.