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Opus 3 Trio - Biographies
www.mitriya.com, 9 Feb 2011 [cached]
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.
IPO member Enrique Maltz ...
afipo.org, 7 Aug 2009 [cached]
IPO member Enrique Maltz translated for Zubin while finishing touches were put on the lighting during the acoustic rehearsal.
To the rescue came Enrique Maltz
, Spanish speaking IPO cellist and now, amateur lawyer.
Enrique pleaded for compassion, accused the Chilean head of customs of being "insensitive" to well-intending musicians who are already three weeks away from home and whose only languages are Hebrew and Russian.
claimed that they had no way of understanding the warnings in Spanish and English on the airplane.
Nevertheless, customs didn't forgo the trials, and three at a time, they were brought before a judge to prove their ignorance of the law.
It was a tense scene for Enrique
, ("Speak only Hebrew!!!") but he
succeeded in releasing the "IPO Dozen" with stern reprimands.