Israel Kastoriano - Margalit Gafni - Enrique Maltz
Cellist Enrique Maltz was born in Argentina.
At age fifteen he
was principal cellist of the Orchestra Juvenil
in Argentina and three years later was offered a scholarship to study at the Rubin Academy of Music
After receiving the America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship in 1980 Mr. Maltz
went to the USA where he
first studied at Yale University
with Aldo Parisot and later at Indiana University
with Janos Starker.
was principal cellist of the Indiana Symphony Orchestra.
Together with his
wife Margalit Gafni he
has toured as a chamber recitalist in the United States, South America and Israel.
In 1985 he became a member of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra.
Since 1988 Enrique Maltz has been a member of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.
has participated in numerous music festivals; Schleswig Holstein, Tanglewood, Shawnigan, Columbia International
In 1998 Mr. Maltz
was invited by Maestro Philippe Entremont to play as principal cellist with the Japan Virtuosi Orchestra.
has given master classes in Spain and Argentina.