Ben Ziony Guy

Ben Ziony Guy

Viola

Guy Ben-Ziony was born in Israel in 1974. At age nine, he started his violin studies, changing to viola four years later. He completed his studies under Professor Tabea Zimmermann (Frankfurt) and Professor Tatiana Masurenko (Leipzig). Guy is currently principal viola of Camerata Nordica, Sweden, and the Tel-Aviv Soloists. He is regularly invited as a guest principal viola by ‘Kremerata Baltica’ under Gidon Kremer. He is a member of the Gold Quartet, which is quartet in residence at Camerata Nordica. He has performed as a soloist with most Israeli orchestras, among them the Israel Chamber Orchestra, Tel-Aviv Soloists, and the I.D.F. chamber orchestra. He made his debut with the Bartók concerto in Leipzig under Daniel Harding. In demand as a chamber musician, Guy has participated in the world’s leading chamber music festivals, among them Lockenhaus, Davos, Dubrovnik, Ravinia, Moritzburg, Prussia-Cove, and ‘Chamber music connects the world’ in Kronberg.

This artist appears in the following concerts:
  • Glinka - ‘Divertimento for sextet on themes from Bellini's La sonnambula
  • Schubert - Quintet in C major, op. 956 for two violins, viola and two cellos
  • Mendelssohn - Octet for strings in E flat major, op. 20
  • Stravinsky - Elégie for viola solo