Chamber Music

NEOS 11705CD NEOS 11705CD

Ruben Seroussi, composer and guitarist, born in Montevideo, Uruguay January 1st, 1959, settled in Israel in 1974. He finished "magna cum laude" his composition studies at Tel Aviv University's Academy of Music under the guidance of Leon Schidlowsky. His works, for various musical formations, have been performed in Israel by the best performers and orchestras, and are frequently performed abroad by well-known ensembles, such as Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Oriol, New Juilliard Ensemble, Cuarteto Latinoamericano, Continuum New York, Moscow's Studio for New Music, Ensemble Mosaik, and others, in Chicago, Köln, Berlin, Dresden, Thessalonika, New York, Luxemburg, Bern, Budapest, Helsinki, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Rome, London, Moscow, Ljubljana, Madrid, Victoria, and Belgrad. In addition, Seroussi is an active concert guitarist, who plays as recitalist, in chamber formations and as soloist in Israel and abroad. He has also recorded for such labels as Nuova Era and Meridian Records. Ruben Seroussi has been the Head of Composition Studies at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music, Tel Aviv University since 2004, where he has taught since 1994.

Works featured on Chamber Music are performed by the Meitar Ensemble, conducted by Daniel Cohen (The Yearnings of the Duck, In Memoriam Dudu Geva) and Guy Feder (Oppositive is Positive). Personnel: Daniel Seroussi - solo piano ('...through the keyboard'); Ruben Seroussi - guitar (Oppositive is Positive).