Rami Bar-Niv is one of Israel's most acclaimed and sought after pianists. He travels extensively and has become an international citizen, concertizing all over the world. Born in Tel-Aviv, he graduated with honors from the Rubin Academy of Music, and was the recipient of many prizes and scholarships. He won the America-Israel Cultural Foundation Competition and was awarded a scholarship to further his studies in the United States. After graduating from the Mannes College of Music in New York, where he studied with the renowned Mme. Nadia Reisenberg, he won numerous competitions and embarked on a highly successful concert career. Ever since, he performs regularly in North, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Australia and of course Israel, where he recently received the best performer award.
He appears on TV and radio, in chamber ensembles, solo recitals, and as a soloist with orchestras, and is always received with great enthusiasm. Often sent abroad by the Foreign Ministry to represent Israel in concerts, he has become an ambassador or goodwill for Israel.
Rami Bar-Niv made history by being the first, and so far the only, Israeli artist to perform in Egypt following the Begin/Sadat Peace Treaty.
His recordings for CBS and other labels in Israel and abroad have met with praise and popularity. Rami Bar-Niv offers music of great variety and contrast in style, and is an extremely versatile performer.
Busy with a concert career, Rami started devoting more time to composing later in life. He studied composition with Israel's foremost composers, amongst them Paul Ben-Haim, Alexander Uriyah Boskovich, Abel Ehrlich, Yehoshua Lakner and Oedoen Partos. His compositions are published, recorded and performed world wide.
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Buy Rami's CDs
Rami Bar-Niv: Piano Concertos in A minor
- Grieg, Piano Concerto Op. 16 in A minor
- Schumann, Piano Concerto Op. 54 in A minor.
Rami Bar-Niv with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra. Conducted by Noam Sheriff and Mendi Rodan.
The price for the CD is $12 which includes shipping.
Listen to the first movement of both Piano Concertos below:
Grieg - Op.16, Piano Concerto in A minor, I. Allegro molto moderato
Schumann - Op.54, Piano Concerto in A minor, I. Allegro affettuoso