How many sounds can two cellos and a human voice produce?
The Dutch-Israeli Zenith Duo is a refreshing new voice in the classical and ethnic music scene. Performing original compositions, folk tunes, baroque sonatas and music dedicated to them by modern composers, the duo takes the listener on a journey between different worlds that explore the diversity and beauty of the cello and the human voice.
Their debut album "Yona" was released on the 1.5.2020
Jerusalem born cellist Talia Erdal is a versatile musician: a cellist, composer and singer who isn't afraid to try out any style of music.
Former Assistant principal cellist of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra and principal cellist of the Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble, Talia played as a soloist with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Beer Sheva Sinfonietta, Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble, Jerusalem Street Orchestra and more.
Her interest in different styles of music and her search for a direct connection to her audience brought her to participate in multiple community-based projects, and perform on unconventional stages and on the streets, hospitals and homes.
She often composes for theatre and dance, and performs her own music influenced by middle-eastern and Jewish traditions, classical music, western contemporary music and jazz.
Dutch cellist Irene Kok is always looking for new adventures on stage and new ways to perform and create music.
With the thought that music can bring something valuable to the people and the social environment she likes to connect to her audience and bring something special every time she goes on stage.
Currently living in Vienna, she is specializing in solo and chamber music repertoire next to her interest of baroque and folk music.
In the current concert season Irene Kok performs as a soloist with the North Netherlands Philharmonic, Camerata Wien and Collegium Musicum Carolinum. She is a member of the ensemble ATOUT in Vienna and the Chimaera Trio in the Netherlands, with which she is participating in the 'AVROTROS' classical presents, making their debutalbum in 2019 and being a frequent guest on the Dutch radio and TV.