Eli Eban

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A member of the Sarasota Music Festival faculty since 1995

Hailed for his "high-powered, electrifying performances", Eli Eban joined the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra at the invitation of Zubin Mehta. He has played under the world's leading conductors, including  Abbado, Barenboim, Bernstein, Masur, Solti, Muti and von Dohnanyi.

Eban appeared as soloist with the Israel Philharmonic, English Chamber Orchestra, Salzburg Camerata Academica, Israel Camerata/Jerusalem, and Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. He tours extensively as a chamber musician, appearing with the Alexander, Orion, St. Petersburg and Ying quartets, and he has recorded for the Naxos, Saphir, Meridian and Crystal labels.

A frequent participant of the Marlboro Music Festival, Eban taught at the Eastman School of Music and he currently holds a distinguished ranks' professorship at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.