During his long career, world-renowned Israeli violinist Ivry Gitlis has performed with the most prestigious orchestras and the most famous conductors all over the world. Supporter of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, Ivry Gitlis played at the Oslo gala commemorating the first anniversary of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Accords.
Ivry Gitlis was designated UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in 1990. He has supported UNESCO by performing at various UNESCO fundraising galas for educational and cultural projects.
Ivry Gitlis expresses his artistic talent in numerous fields. In addition to being a violin virtuoso, he writes and composes and is the author of L’âme et la corde. A dedicated supporter of young musical talents, he has founded several music festivals.