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— 2022 —


The International Saxophone Academy's JAC Grand Finals

Hochman's most recent work, "Closer", especially composed for ISA's Jung Artist Competition, explores different levels of physical and mental closeness as well as distance and detachment, relating to the long period of social distancing and global reaction to the Covid pandemic.

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Michael Hell premieres Hochman's "By These Rivers" at the SHALOM-MUSIK.KOELN Festival

Hochman's work for solo recorder was especially composed for musician and early-music specialist Michael Hell and commissioned by the SHALOM-MUSIK.KOELN Festival in  Köln, Germany. The piece is in dialogue with verses 1-4 of Psalm 137, describing the prayers of the displaced Jewish people in Babylon.

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MUSEUM KOLUMBA (Kolumbastraße 4, 50667 Köln, Germany)

August 7th | 2:15PM, 3:15PM, 4:15PM (CET) | Details

Kammerorchester Balingen plays Hochman's  "Nedudim" ("Wanderings") and "A Voice in the Wilderness"


Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn, Ouvertüre in C-Dur
Paul Ben-Haim, Three Songs without Words
Gilad Hochman, Nedudim Fantasia Concertante für Mandoline  und Streichorchester
Gilad Hochman, A Voice on the Wilderness
Maurice Ravel, Kaddish aus Deux Mélodies hébraïques


Alon Sariel, solo mandolin

Kammerorchester Balingen

Dietrich Schöller-Manno, conductor

December 4th | 5PM (CET) | Details

Hochman's "River of Silence" on Kol Hamusica

Composed for Sferraina Ensemble and commissioned by Festival de Chaillol in France, the work is based on Kahlil Gibran's "About Death" out of his prose poetry essay book "The Prophet". The piece's premiere-recording will be presented on Israel classical music radio.

Sferraina Ensemble

Tehila Nini Goldstein - soprano

David Bergmüller - theorbo

Tobias Steinberger - percussion

April 26th | 7PM (GMT+2) | Listen

 

Johnny Selmer plays "Monologue" at the United States Navy Band Saxophone Symposium

Selmer's recital, titled The Bari Monologues, will present movements from J. S. Bach's Cello Suite No. 6 in D minor as well as Hochman's work solo saxophone.

 

January 15th | 11:30AM | Details



— 2021 —
 

The Praetorius Projekt and "Ode to Time" broadcast on WDR 3 Konzert

On the 400 Jubilee of early 17th century German composer, Michael Praetorius, a new project, initiated by Stefan Heucke, premieres piano works by 24 international composers, especially composed for this occasion.

The concert was recorded by WDR 3 on November 1st and will be broadcast on December 2nd, including Hochman's "Ode to Time" for piano.

 

WDR 3 Konzert

December 2nd | 8:04PM | Details

 

 

Kammerorchester Balingen plays Hochman's  "Nedudim" ("Wanderings") and "A Voice in the Wilderness"


Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn, Ouvertüre in C-Dur
Paul Ben-Haim, Three Songs without Words
Gilad Hochman, Nedudim Fantasia Concertante für Mandoline  und Streichorchester
Gilad Hochman, A Voice on the Wilderness
Maurice Ravel, Kaddish aus Deux Mélodies hébraïques


Alon Sariel, solo mandolin

Kammerorchester Balingen

Dietrich Schöller-Manno, conductor

November 21st | Details – POSTPONED (Covid-19)

 

"Ode to Time" for piano premiered in Bochum as part of the Praetorius Projekt
 

On the 400 Jubilee of early 17th century German composer, Michael Praetorius, a new project, initiated by Stefan Heucke, premieres piano works by 24 international composers, especially composed for this occasion.
The works – including Hochman's "Ode to Time" – all relate to "Pavane de Spaigne" by French violinist and composer Pierre-Francisque Caroubel and M. Praetorius (1610).

 

Melanchthonkirche, Bochum, Germany

November 1st | 6PM | Details


Magdalena Łapaj-Jagow plays "Monologue" for saxophone solo

Martinikirche Münster, Germany

October 30th | 7:30PM | Details | Program

 

Amit Dubester plays Hochman's "Monologue" for saxophone solo at DAVOS FESTIVAL
The festival's second concert features works for saxophone and cello by Hochman, Bach and Gubaidulina in a unique program titled "Frau Bach im Museum".

Amit Dubester, Saxophon

Friedrich Thiele, Violoncello

Kirchner Museum Davos, Switzerland

August 8th | 11AM | Details

 

VIII Stockholm International Music Competition
Congratulations to two young winners of the VIII Stockholm International Music Competition, who won first prizes playing Hochman's works!


Magdalena Szczęsna (Poland)
1st Prize, Saxophone group D, No. 294
Teacher: Tomasz Kajkowski
• Gilad Hochman. “Monologue” - LISTEN

Titus Paulsons Johansson (Sweden)
2nd Prize, Cello group C, No. 212
Teacher: Peter Schöning
• G. Hochman. Rhapsody for Cello Solo - LISTEN



Hochman's "Creation Septet" on Kol Hamusica

Hochman's "Creation Septet" for soprano and ensemble, on texts from the Book of Genesis, will be featured on Israel's classical music radio in a program by Uri Golomb on the theme of "Creation".

Agam Englard-Saar, soprano
Mira Meerovich, clarinet
Moshe Aharonov-Sarouk, violin
AnastasiaTomer Denisov, viola
Udi Weber, cello
Danny Felsteiner Mekori, contrabass
Dan Moshayev, percussion
Itay Saporta Eksten, conductor

May 17th | 8PM (GMT+2) | Listen to program



"Whom My Soul Loveth" on Kol Hamusica

Hochman's work for cello and choir, on texts from the biblical book of Song of Songs, will be featured on Israel's classical music radio in a program by Itay Beiner.

Aachener Kammerchor
Walter Mengler - solo cello
Martin te Laak - conductor

April 9th | 4PM (GMT+2) | Listen to program



XII Savshinsky International Music Competition
Young saxophonist, Magdalena Szczęsna (Poland), wins 1st prize with her interpretation of Hochman's "Monologue" at the XII Savshinsky International Music Competition (D age category) in Saint Petersburg, Russia,

February 5th | Details

Transmigration: "Prayer Without Words" released in a new compilation by 'Lullabies For Insomniacs'

Hochman's work for Harp and Saxophone (Soprano), performed by Jerusalem Duo, has been chosen for a new compilation by the independent music label, which seeks to present a range of musical creations that echo our time. The digital compilation's proceeds are dedicated to the humanitarian organization Samos Volunteers.

February 5th | Details

Hochman is to take part as Guest Composer at the International Saxophone Academy (USA)

January 16th | Details TBA
 

 

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