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Eduardo Abramson, BANDONEON



Eduardo Abramson was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1954. He is a graduate in choir conducting
of the Juan Jose Castro Conservatory in Buenos Aires. He has conducted pop and classical music concerts both within the Jewish community and outside of it. He founded and leads the "Buenos Aires Consort",
a vocal-instrumental group dedicated to the renaissance repertoire. 

In 1986 he migrated to Israel where he continued career as a conductor.In 1987 he joined the Cameran Singers, and in 1988 was part of an Israeli group of conductors sent to Germany for advanced studies by the Histadrut. He has conducted several choirs for the lasts 15 years in Israel. In 1991 Eduardo completed further studies at the Rubin Academy of Music and Dance in Jerusalem, specializing in conducting.

In 1994 he conducted two concerts of Jewish and Israeli music in Santiago de Chile, sponsored by the Zimriya, the Israel-Ibero American Institute and the Israel Embassy in Chile.

In 1995 he founded the "Tango Bar" ensemble, which has appeared all over the country and abroad with different tango programs, playing music from the beginning of the century until the modern tango style created by Astor Piazzolla.

He studied bandoneon under Cesar Stroscio in Paris, and also took several master classes in Buenos Aires. From 1996 he has being appointed as coordinator of the Beith Shemesh city's cultural budget. In 1998 he funded the "Ensemble Latinoamerica" performing a special commemorative concert for the Chilean singer Violeta Parra. The ensemble appears also with the "Misa Criolla" & "Navidad Nuestra",
by Ariel Ramirez. He appears as a bandoneon soloist with several groups & orchestras like "Musica Nova", The Sinfonietta Beer-Sheba, The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, The
"Orquesta Sinfonica Universidad de Concepcion" (Chile).

In 2000 he produces and appears as bandoneon solist in the Israel Festival, together with Susana Rinaldi and Horacio Ferrer in the world premiere of EL PUEBLO JOVEN, making also the choral arrangements for this piece. Eduardo Abramson appears also in Buenos Aires, Argentine, in tango concerts together with guitarist Victor Villadangos.

In 2002 was a soloist in the Liturgica Festival playing the Misa Tango by Luis Bakalov, with The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra & The Budapest Academy Choir conducted by Gabor Hollerung.

In 2003/4 he appears with the Israel Chamber Orchestra in a tango program conducted by Noam Sheriff, and with the Ramat Gan Chamber Orchestra in a Tango program conducted by Aviv Ron, playing bandoneon solo and also as a singer. He also join the PHOENIX CONSORT OF VIOLES, directed by Mirna Herzog, as a viol player and as a singer, playing in several concerts around the country.

In 2005 Eduardo was invited by the UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE MADRID ORCHESTRA to play two concerts in Spain and France with guitarist MARTIN ACKERMAN, and he will play also with guitarist VICTOR VILLADANGOS, in Spain, Germany Switzerland and Israel.