Avi Avital

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Avi Avital

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Biography

The first mandolin soloist to be nominated for a classical GrammyAvi Avital has been compared to Andres Segovia for his mastery of his instrument and to Jascha Heifitz for his incredible virtuosity. Passionate and “explosively charismatic” (New York Times) in live performances, he is one of the driving forces behind the reinvigoration of the mandolin repertoire. More than 100 original compositions have been written for him, 15 of these are concerts written by composers of high caliber such as Anna Clyne, Avner Dorman and Giovanni Sollima.

Mandolin & Strings