Nimrod Guez plays viola, violin and baroque violin and performs as a soloist at the highest level.
His captivating musicality and his multifaceted and intense expression, accompanied by his brilliant technical skills are outstanding.
Nimrod Guez, born in Israel in 1977, started playing violin at the age of seven. He studied viola under the guidance of Professor Tabea Zimmermann and Professor Barbara Westphal. Furthermore, he attended the violin class of Professor Nora Chastain.
As 1st solo violist at the Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig and at the Bavarian Radio Symphonic Orchestra, he closely worked together with world-famous directors such as Mariss Jansons, Herbert Blomstedt und Riccardo Chailly.
In 2012, Nimrod Guez was appointed professor for viola at the Wuerzburg University of Music.
Nimrod Guez performs as a violin, viola and baroque violin soloist and worked for various orchestras, e.g. for the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of the Bavarian Radio Symphonic Orchestra and the dogma chamber orchestra. He is a highly sought-after musician for chamber music. He plays at the side of well-known artists such as Janine Jansen, Vilde Frang, Liza Ferschtman, Sebastian Klinger, Nicolas Altstaedt and Maximilian Hornung at various festivals, for instance the Utrecht Kamermuziek Festival (NL), the Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival (AT) and ErstKlassik (Sarnersee, CH).
Nimrod Guez‘ versatility allows a broad range of variations with regard to the music program compilation. Baroque music offers almost unlimited opportunities with respect to the kind and size of orchestration. Out of the extensive sonata repertoire for violin and viola, various concert programs can be compiled, ranging from classicism to modernism. Together with top-class musicians of our network, Nimrod Guez offers an epoch-spanning repertoire for violin, viola and orchestra.
- scholarship student of the American-Israel Foundation
- first place winner of the Aviva competition in 2002