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Gilad Hochman's String Trio "Brief Memories" is dedicated to creating a subtle and emotionally charged world that relates to a person's inner experience of past events. Throughout five mostly introverted episodes, the colorful music is representative of ones memories that surface and quickly fade away.

The piece will be performed in New York (November) and in Tel Aviv (December):

Forest Hills Chamber Music Series | 17. November, 2019 at 2PM | Details

Reform Temple of Forest Hills

71-11 112th St., Forest Hills, NY 11375, USA

Ruben Rengel, violin

Tanner Menees, viola

Ari Evan, cello

Po'em BaLev Concert Series | 14. December, 2019 at 8:30PM | Details

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Asia Auditorium

Sderot Sha'ul HaMelech 27, Tel Aviv, Israel

Natasha Sher, violin

Miriam Manasherov, viola

Zvi Plesser, cello

Hadas Fabrikant, artistic direction

The worldwide release of PRAYER WITHOUT WORDS for Harp and Saxophone on all major digital music platforms, performed by Jerusalem Duo!

April 22nd-29th, 2018 

Intimacy of Creativity – The Bright Sheng Partnership: Composers Meet Performers in Hong Kong, a first of its kind annual partnership devoted to promoting an intimate dialogue between composers and performers, has invited composer Gilad Hochman as Guest Artist to the upcoming festival.

Hochman will join IC director and composer Bright Sheng, pianist Yael Manor, and Ensemble-in-Residence, the Israeli Chamber Project for a series of discussions, open rehearsals, and concerts including works by selected Composer Fellows Nick DiBerardino (USA), Jordan Kuspa (USA) and Meilina Tsui (Kazakhstan/Hong Kong).

During the festival Hochman's trio 'Shedun Fini' for clarinet, cello and piano will also receive its Hong Kong Premiere.

Read Hochman's interview to (March 30th, 2018)

December 27th, 2017 

The Israeli Chamber Project was announced as winner of the Oedoen Partos Prize, awarded by the Israeli Ministry of Culture, for their "sweeping, moving, profound and faithful interpretation" to Hochman's work "Slightly Disturbed" in NYC in 2015.

Carmit Zori - violin, Tibi Cziger - clarinet, Michal Korman - cello

Link to performance | Link to announcement (Hebrew)

January 21st, 2018 

The Fair Trade Trio will perform at the Society for the Advancement of Judaism the soulful string trio of Mieczysław Weinberg and "Brief Memories" by Israeli composer Gilad Hochman. This in addition to Kaia Saariaho's "Cloud Trio" and the masterful "Andante" movement from Mozart's Divertimento. This concert at the SAJ comes after the trio's season opening concert at The Artist Co-op in NYC, where the trio played Hochman's "Brief Memories" for the first time.

The Fair Trade Trio: Ashley Windle - violin, Hannah Levinson - viola, Jeanette Stenson - cello

March, 2018

Hochman's latest work on the Jewish blessing "Sim Shalom" ("Grant Peace") for Cantor and Choir, commissioned by Park Avenue Synagogue, will be recorded in Berlin by the renowned RIAS KammerchorCantor Azi Schwartz and Colin Fowler, under the baton of Justin Doyle, chief conductor and artistic director of the RIAS Chamber Choir.

Grant peace to the world, with happiness, 
blessing, grace, love, and mercy for us 
and for all the people Israel. Bless us, our 
Father, one and all, with Your light; for by 
that light did You teach us Torah and life, 
love and tenderness, justice, mercy, and 
peace. May it please You to bless Your 
people Israel in every season and at all 
times with Your gift of peace. Praised are 
You, Adonai, who blesses His people Israel 
with peace.

November 3rd and 4th, 2017 The documentary film "Nachlass" ("Legacy") by Christoph Hübner and Gabriele Voss, focusing on the second generation of German perpetrators after the Holocaust, will be premiered at one of the world's oldest documentary festivals DOK Leipzig, featuring music by Gilad Hochman that was especially written for this film.

September 27th @ 6PM (GMT+3)

Several of Hochman's chamber works will be presented on "Israeli Treasure" of Israel's public radio channel Kol HaMusica: a two-hours program curated and moderated by Dr. Uri Golomb, dedicated to Israeli creators. In addition to an interview (in Hebrew) and to Hochman's works, two other compositions are featured: Ilya Heifets' Violin Concerto and Rautavaara's Piano Concerto No. 1.


September 30th

The renowned violist Samuel Rhodes - former member of the Juilliard String Quartet and chair of the viola department at the Juilliard School - will play Hochman's "Akeda" for solo viola as part of the Yom Kippur Service at the Temple Sinai of Bergen County, Tenafly, New Jersey, USA. 


September 23rd, 2017

Hochman's choral work "Beyond Nine Lakes" was chosen out of 600 vocal works and will be performed together with nine other pieces in a US-premiere by KHORIKOS ensemble.

The Shrine Church of St. Anthony of Padua, New York City, NY, USA

September 24th, 2017

Hochman's "Broken Glass - a comment on commercialism" will be performed in the Netherlands as part of pianist's Nicolas Horvath grand project of "GlassWorlds", consisting of Philip Glass' piano works. The miniature, previously performed by Horvath in Carnegie Hall will be also professionally recorded and released in the coming months.

December 11th, 2017

The forth season of "Musical Visits" concert series at Israel's Upper Galilee (Kfar Blum) will feature in its 3rd concert Hochman's monodrama for violin, clarinet and cello, alongside Brahms's quintet op. 115.

Matan Dagan & Tali Goldberg - violin, Yael Patish - viola, Eli Even - clarinet, Shira Mani-Sror - cellist and artistic director

Klor Center, Kfar Blum, Israel

October 18th, 2017

Fair Trade Trio's season opening concert at The Artist Co-op in NYC will feature works for Strings by Mieczyslaw Weinberg and W. A. Mozart as well as a work by Emily Doolittle and the NY-Premiere of Gilad Hochman's "Brief Memories", a subtle and emotionally charged work that relates to a person's inner experience of past life events.

The Fair Trade Trio: Ashley Windle - violin, Hannah Levinson - viola, Jeanette Stenson - cello

February 1st, 2018

The trio, an hommage to F. Schubert's Symphony in B minor ("Unfinished"), was commissioned and composed for the Israeli Schubertiade in 2011. It now returns in a full chamber music program by different composers relating to Schubert's brilliant corpus of works.

​Danny Erdman - clarinet, Raz Cohen - cello, Victor Stanislavsky - piano

Sirenot Ensemble sings Gilad Hochman's "Szymborska" in Jerusalem

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