Cellist

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Ofer Canetti’s musical journey began with an early mastery of the cello, captivating audiences in Israel’s foremost concert halls and earning national acclaim through prize-winning performances. Expanding his horizons beyond performance, he delved into composition and orchestration, enriching his artistic palette and showcasing his multifaceted talent. Guided by luminaries such as Uzi Wiesel, Hillel Zori, and Clemens Hagen, Ofer’s education spanned prestigious institutions in Israel, Germany, and Austria, where he honed his craft and emerged as a distinguished cellist.

Venturing onto the global stage, Ofer has been a sought-after collaborator, gracing orchestras and festivals worldwide with his virtuosic skill and artistry. His milestone debut at New York’s Carnegie Hall in 2010 marked a pivotal moment in his career, solidifying his place among the world’s elite musicians. Since 2019, Ofer has served as the Solo Cellist of the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, assuming leadership roles that shape the orchestra’s artistic direction and propel its creative endeavors forward.

In addition to his orchestral commitments, Ofer’s chamber music contributions are equally profound. Co-founding the renowned Testore Quartet and joining esteemed ensembles like the Aviv Quartet and the Amar Quartet, he has captivated audiences on international concert tours. Ofer’s passion for nurturing the next generation of musicians shines through his role as a revered educator, conducting masterclasses at prestigious institutions worldwide. As the Artistic Director of the “Masterclasses Haliaeti” chamber music courses in Slovenia since 2020, he continues to inspire and guide emerging talents, leaving an indelible mark on the classical music landscape.

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