Please join us for a free concert featuring pianist Ammiel Bushakevitz at Schmitt Music Denver on Sunday, June 3 at 5:00PM.
Ammiel Bushakevitz performs internationally as a soloist and chamber musician, appearing at notable venues across Europe, North America, Africa and Asia. He has won many awards including the Richard Wagner Prize, DAAD International Scholarship for Artists, European Union Commission Award, Oppenheimer Trust Award, and the International Schubert Institute Award.
Ammiel’s program at Schmitt Music will include pieces by Schubert and Liszt – click here to view the program.
Listen to Ammiel Bushakevitz perform “Sonata No. 35 in A Major, K. 526: II. Andante” with Abigail Bushakevitz below:
Born in Jerusalem, Israel and raised in South Africa, Ammiel Bushakevitz began playing piano at the age of four.
He now performs regularly at notable venues across Europe, North America, Africa, Asia and Australia. He has appeared at the festivals of Salzburg, Bayreuth and Lucerne, the Festival d’automne à Paris, the Festival Pontino di Latina in Rome, the Pablo Casals Festival in Barcelona, the Jerusalem Schubertiade, the Heidelberg Festival in Germany, the Vancouver Chamber Music Series in Canada, the Festival Pitic in Mexico, the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, France.
Ammiel Bushakevitz studied at the Mendelssohn Hochschule für Musik in Leipzig, Germany and at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique in Paris, France. He is a prize-winner at numerous competitions, including the Wigmore Hall Competition London, the International Schubert Competition in Stuttgart and the International Johannes Brahms Competition in Austria. He has been broadcast on radio and television on various continents and has released eight commercial recordings on labels including BIS (Sweden), Hänssler Classics (Germany), SOLFA (Spain) and Gramola (Austria) to critical acclaim and five-star reviews.
Passionate about education, Ammiel Bushakevitz dedicates time annually to mentoring aspiring young musicians in developing countries. He has offered music workshops and benefit concerts for schools and cultural societies in Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Morocco, Mexico and Egypt. In 2014 Ammiel Bushakevitz was named Edison Fellow of the British Library, London. Learn more on his website: www.bushakevitz.com.