Photo credit – Ariel Besor
Pianist and conductor Yoni Farhi studied piano with Hadassah Biribis, Emanuel Krasovsky and Pnina Salzman, composition with Sergiu Natra and conducting with Noam Sheriff and under Daniel Barenboim at the Berlin Staatsoper. He holds an M.Mus from the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at Tel Aviv University. Yoni served as assistant to the Music Director of Haifa Symphony Orchestra (2006-2013). He has appeared in many festivals and has performed as soloist and conductor with orchestras including the Jerusalem Symphony, Haifa Symphony, Jerusalem Camerata, Tel Aviv Soloists’ Ensemble and Israel Sinfonietta Beersheba. He has toured Gt. Britain, Germany, Austria, Poland and Belgium. He is a senior faculty member of Levinsky College, faculty member of the Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music (conducting and composition department) and in the Tel-Hai international piano masterclasses. His awards include the 2006 Gina Bachauer Award (America-Israel Cultural Foundation). He is a member of Israeli Huberman Trio and is active in chamber music.