Yuval Gotlibovich

Department of Classical and Contemporary Music




His concert activity takes place in Europe, the United States, Canada, and Israel.

As a soloist, he has performed with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Tel-Aviv Soloists Ensemble, Ostrobothnia Chamber Orchestra, Texas Festival Orchestra, among other ensembles.

Additionally, he has played as a soloist and recitalist in prestigious venues such as Wigmore Hall in London, Tel-Aviv Opera House, and the Kennedy Center in Washington.

Yuval Gotlibovich places special emphasis on contemporary music concerts. In this regard, he has collaborated with the Ensemble Modern in Frankfurt, Ensemble Callisto in Chicago, Ictus in Brussels, 21 in Israel, and has worked with composers like Krzysztof Penderecki, Henri Dutilleux, and György Kurtág. Composers such as Alexandre Eisenberg and Justin Merritt have dedicated their viola concerts to him.

His concerts have been broadcasted on radio and television channels like BBC in the UK, CBC in Canada, IBA in Israel, FRA in France, Deutschlandfunk in Germany, and NPR in the United States.


He has won First Prize at the VIII International Lionel Tertis Competition, the "Aviv" Competition in 2004 in Israel, and the National Chamber Music Competition "Fischoff" in Indiana, USA.


He has collaborated in chamber music performances with renowned artists like Menahem Pressler, Marc André Haemlin, George Pludmahcer, Nobuko Imai, and Janos Starker, among others.


He was a viola professor at the University of Indiana from 2004 to 2008.

Currently, he is a Viola Professor at the Conservatori Superior del Liceu in Barcelona, and since September 2009, he has been teaching at the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía in Madrid.

He has also worked as an Assistant Professor to Full Professor Diemut Poppen in the Viola Chair of the BBVA Foundation and as Principal Professor at the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano.