KANAZAWA-ADMONY PIANO DUO
Married couple Tami Kanazawa and Yuval Admony are the first prize winners of a number of international competitions, including the Menuhin Gold Prize in the 2005 Osaka International Chamber Music Competition, the 2002 IBLA Grand Prize, the 2001 Rome Prize and the 2000 Tokyo International Piano Duo Competition. They have appeared to rave reviews in the United States, Canada, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Israel, Korea and Japan, and have played in major concert halls, including Carnegie Hall in New York, the Teatro Argentina in Rome, Casals Hall in Tokyo, Budapest Congress Hall, Bulgaria Hall in Sofia, Jerusalem Theatre and many others.
They participate in music festivals round the world and co-founded the Israel International Piano Duo Festival, of which Yuval Admony is the artistic director. Their recitals for two pianos and piano duet across Israel have won them the honorary Culture Minister of Israel Award for an Outstanding Chamber Ensemble. As guest soloists they have played with the leading orchestras in Israel and abroad. Kanazawa & Admony conduct piano duo master-classes in Canada, Korea and Japan and are adjudicators of solo and chamber music competitions in Italy and Israel.