Talia Ilan, Conductor
Talia Ilan is the Music
Director of the Israel Stage Orchestra, Music Director of the Campus
Symphony Orchestra Ramat Hasharon, and resident conductor of the “Reflex”
ensemble of contemporary music (NY – Tel Aviv).
Regular guest conductor
with the Haifa Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Chamber Orchestra, Israel
Sinfonietta Be'er Sheva, Ashdod Symphony Orchestra, Ra’anana Symphonette
Orchestra to name a few. Talia has guest
conducted in China with the Macao Orchestra in 2009 and the Qingdao
Symphony Orchestra in 2015, as well as in Italy at the Ischia Music Festival
2007, New York with the Reflex Ensemble at Symphony Space, 2008 and in the
Czech Republic with both the Janáček Philharmonic, Ostrava, 2000 and the
Moravian Philharmonic, Olomouc, 2001. Talia is invited to conduct the Israel
Philharmonic Orchestra in June 2017.
As a long serving music director of two orchestras, Talia strives to bring
the orchestras up to their highest standards as well as to nurture the
connection between each orchestra and its community. Talia has initiated and directed
various programs to build a community and culture of music around the
orchestra, through a combination of community outreach programs, international
orchestral and conducting workshops, and concert series aimed at all parts of
the community, from lovers of classical music and opera, popular, folk, musical
theater, and children's concerts. Talia is also the creator of dozens of
educational concerts that are widely performed by several orchestras in Israel. Over sixteen years as a professional conductor, she
has performed an extensive range of mainly symphonic repertoire, emphasizing on
Classical to Romantic to 20th century. Several recordings of her concerts were broadcast
on the Israeli classical
music radio channel.
Born in Tel Aviv, Talia
Ilan graduated from the Jerusalem Rubin Academy (M.Mus and Artist Diploma)
majoring in Orchestral Conducting under the guidance of international
conducting teacher, Prof. Mendi Rodan.
Talia was invited to
study with Maestro Daniel Barenboim in Berlin Staatsoper Unter den
Linden and with Michael Tilson Thomas in The London Symphony Orchestra,
New world Symphony Orchestra (Miami), and the San Francisco Symphony.
Twice First Prize winner
at the international competition and masterclass with the Janáček Philharmonic,
Ostrava (Czech Republic), 2000 and with the Moravian Philharmonic, Olomouc
(Czech Republic), 2001.
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