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Nimrod Borenstein

Nimrod Borenstein (born 1969) is a British- French- Israeli composer whose music is widely performed throughout Europe, the USA, Canada, Australia and Japan. His works are becoming part of the repertoire of many ensembles and orchestras.

With highly acclaimed performances of his music throughout Europe, the USA, Canada, Australia and Japan, Nimrod Borenstein has established himself as one of the leading composers of his generation. His works are receiving enthusiastic reviews and becoming part of the repertoire of many ensembles and orchestras.

Vladimir Ashkenazy has been an ardent supporter of Nimrod's music for many years. In 2013 he conducted with great acclaim the Philharmonia Orchestra for a performance of The Big Bang and Creation of the Universe. Later that year Ashkenazy conducted the Philharmonia Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall for the world premiere of If you will it, it is no dream, a piece written especially for the occasion.

The past few years have seen Nimrod's compositions premiered and performed at prestigious venues including the Royal Opera House and the Royal Festival Hall in London, the Tonhalle in Zurich, the Salle Gaveau in Paris and the Carnegie Hall in New York.
His works have also featured in numerous music festivals across Europe such as It’s All About Piano in London, the Burgos International Music Festival and Belgrade Cello Fest. His Violin concerto was recently premiered by Dmitry Sitkovetsky and the Oxford Philomusica conducted by Marios Papadopoulos at the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford.

Born in Tel Aviv, Nimrod grew up in Paris where he started his musical education at the age of 3. In 1984 he became a Laureat of the Cziffra Foundation and subsequently moved to London in 1986 to pursue his studies as a violinist with Itzhak Rashkovsky at the Royal College of Music. He was then awarded the highest scholarship from the Leverhulme Trust to study composition with Paul Patterson at the Royal Academy of Music. He is now an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music and is listed amongst the alumni as an illustrious past student.

Nimrod’s substantial catalogue currently numbers over seventy works including orchestral and chamber music as well as vocal and solo instrumental pieces.

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