Ilan Volkov

Ilan Volkov

Musician, Columbia University, Spring 2017

An orchestral conductor and two-time Gramophone winner, Volkov most recently led the New York Philharmonic in June 2016. A frequent guest with leading orchestras worldwide, he works regularly with a wide range of ensembles, including the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic and the Orchestre de Paris. In 2012, Volkov initiated Tectonics, an ongoing, annual three-day festival of contemporary music, and he has been one of the guiding forces behind Levontin 7, an adventurous performance venue in Tel Aviv. He will be a Schusterman Visiting Israeli Artist at Columbia University from February 27, 2017 to April 23, 2017.

Israel Institute Awards: 
Visiting Israeli Artist
Columbia University