Joseph Kalichstein

College Division

College Division: 

  • Piano, Chamber Music

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Born in Tel Aviv, Israel

Winner, Leventritt International Piano Competition, 1969. Has appeared with many of the world's major orchestras, including Berlin, London, Boston, and Chicago Symphony Orchestras; Cleveland Orchestra; New York Philharmonic, and London Symphony. Solo recitals and chamber appearances in annual tours of Europe, North America, the Far East, and Australia. Regular appearances at La Jolla, Aspen, Ravinia, Santa Fe, Tanglewood, and Verbier summer festivals. Recordings for Audiofon, Erato, Koch International, Nimbus, RCA, and Vanguard. Founding member (1977) of the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio, which was named 2002 Musical America Ensemble of the Year. Chamber music consultant, Kennedy Center, since 1997. Artistic director, Fortas Chamber Music Concerts at the Kennedy Center.

Degrees and Studies

Studies in Israel with Joshua Shor. B.S., 1967; M.S., 1969, The Juilliard School; studies with Edward Steuermann and Ilona Kabos. Summer studies with Vladimir Ashkenazy, 1969.

The Juilliard School

Piano Faculty since 1983; Edwin S. and Nancy A. Marks Chair in Chamber Music Studies since 2003.