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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Together with Aristic Director of Intimacy of Creativity Bright Sheng, this year's Ensemble-in-Residence, the critically acclaimed Israeli Chamber Project and pianist Yael Manor, Gilad Hochman will be invited to Hong Kong as Guest Artists in late April 2018.
Hochman's orchestral work is to open the ISO's season under the baton of renowned conductor Avi Ostrowsky. The work is inspired by a poem by Israeli author Nava Semel "Speak Desert To Me", which was especially written for its creation.
As announced by KHORIKOS ensemble, 'Beyond Nine Lakes' was chosen out of 600 vocal works to be presented together with nine other pieces and, will be performed in a US-premiere at the Shrine Church of St. Anthony of Padua in New York City, on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017.
The 2017 S&R Foundation Washington Award ceremony will be held in Washington D.C. with the participation of this year's winners, described as "forward thinking emerging artists pushing the boundaries of their artistic and performance practices." Hochman's work 'Quest' for saxophone and piano will be played on this occasion by Jonathan Wintringham (saxophone) and Ryo Yanagitani (piano).
"River of Silence", composed for Sferraina Ensemble and commissioned by Festival de Chaillol in France, will be performed in an Austrian-Premiere at the Lutherische Stadtkirche in Vienna. The work is based on Kahlil Gibran's "About Death" out of his prose poetry essay book "The Prophet".
Italian saxophonist Isabella Stabio will play Hochman's "Monologue" for saxophone solo as part of her recital at the St. Francis Xavier in Manhattan. Her previous performances of the piece also include the 2012 International Saxophone Congress in the UK. St. Francis Xavier Church, NY, NY, USA
The official CD release of the 2nd Neue Meister program "Crossing Borders" will be made in January 2017. Among other works, Hochman's work Nedudim ("Wanderings") for mandolin and string orchestra.will be presented, played by the. Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin, mandolinist Alon Sariel and conductor Gil Raveh.
Gilad Hochman announced as winner of the 2017 S&R Washington Award together with Saad Haddad (composer), Seeta Patel (dance), Karen Ouzounian (cello) and Maggie Finnegan (soprano), all described as "forward thinking emerging artists pushing the boundaries of their artistic and performance practices."