SHAUL BUSTAN TRIO
Shaul Bustan (double bass, oud and percussion)
Liron Yariv (cello)
Héloïse Lefebvre (violin)
The music of the trio itself comes from the compositions of Shaul Bustan - a unique mixture of Israeli music with European sounds and music from the desert, inspired by his own musical family history.
Shaul Bustan, 34, composer, conductor and multi-instrumentalist has been honored to work with several influential orchestras and ensembles throughout Israel, Germany, Austria, Netherlands and the USA.
He performed with ensembles such as: The Israeli Sinfonietta Beer-Sheva, the Haifa Symphony Orchestra, Kaprizma Ensemble, and with his collective on the premiere of his own opera to high acclaim. In 2007-2011 Shaul worked as the musical director and conductor of the Emek Hayarden Plectrum Ensemble. He founded and worked as the musical director of the Gonenim Music Center 2003-2011.
Shaul received a Master's degree in Composition from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. Among his teachers were violinist Motti Smidt, composer Haim Permont, and conductor and composer Aharon Harlap.
He won the Chana Avni-Yaddor's Composition Competition (2007-2008), the 2005/6 Deborah Grossman Award for Excellence in Music Education, with Das Letzte Kleinod the 'Theaterpreis des Bundes 2015' and 'Hermann-Allmers-Preis', and was awarded scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation for his compositions and Mandolin playing (2002-2008). In 2017 he received a scholarship from the Berlin Senate. (in the JAZZ / composition section).
4 October at 8 pm - Kunstfabrik Schlot, Invalidenstraße 117 10115 Berlin, Germany
Herbst - Jazz orchestra and Oud solo with Composers' Orchestra Berlin
6 October at 8 pm - Cafeimpuls, Breite Str. 49,13187 Berlin, Germany
Reading "Meschugge are we both" with the actress Claudia Schwartz and Shaul Bustan Trio
9 November 2017 at 7:00 pm Stadtbibliothek Stendal
Reading - The diaries of the Etty Hillesum A reading with the actress Claudia Schwartz
14 November 2017 in the Jewish Community of Braunschweig
28 November at 7:30 pm - Atelier Zaat, Neuenbürg, Germany
Reading "Meschugge are we both" with the actress Claudia Schwartz and Shaul Bustan
Songs for Ilil
MUSIC FOR THEATRE (selection)
Het spoor voorbij - for Singer and Wind ensemble (2015)
Das Letzte Kleinod (Germany) - EXODUS - for Choir and Contrabass. (2014)
Irrfahrt der Holocaust - überlebenden (Deutschlandradio Kultur vom 23. Mai 2014)
With Claudia Schwartz
I, Export - for Contrabass. (2013) Trailer (YouTube - 1'56")
To Die For - for Voice and Contrabass. (2012)
Avgar group (Israel)
King Bahram Gur and His Beautiful Maidservant - Original musical theatre based on a Persian folktale (2010)