SHAUL BUSTAN – composer conductor multi-instrumentalist


Shaul Bustan, 33, composer, conductor and multi-instrumentalist has been honored to work with several influential orchestras and ensembles throughout Israel, Germany, Austria, Netherlands and the USA.


COMPOSITIONS (selection)


Sirokos - for Violin, Bass Clarinet and Double bass,
Dur.  apx. 40 min. (2013) (Download excerpt - Pdf)
Music Lab and drafts: Excerpt (mp3 - 5'46")
Violin: Neta Rudich, Bass Clarinet: Florian Bergmann,
Double bass: Shaul Bustan


Kaddish (Jewish prayer of mourning) - Symphony orchestra
The Israel Sinfonietta Beer Sheva
conducted by  Doron Salomon
Dur.  14 min. (2006)
Excerpt (mp3 - 42")

Songs for Ilil

Songs for Ilil - lyrics by Shaul Tchernichovsky (6 Songs)
Flute/Piccolo, Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Piano, Soprano, Violin/Viola, and Cello, Meitar Ensemble conducted by  Guy Feder,
Soprano: Tehila Nini- Goldstein (2009)

1st song (mp3 - 3'22")

Excerpt from the 4th song (mp3 - 1'10")

River Songs

River Songs (4 Songs) - The river sings to the stone
lyrics by Leah Goldberg - for SATB Choir,The Jerusalem Music Academy  students conducted by Tomer Haseg (2006)

1st song (mp3 - 3'03")

Das lange Gedicht

Das lange Gedicht - for Mezzo-soprano, Oboe, string quartet and contrabass,
Dur.  apx 20 min. (2013) (Download excerpt - Pdf)
*work in progress


Werkplaats Spoorzone Delft (Netherlands)
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)


Melodies for my nephews - the note F 

Melodies for my nephews - the note F<bt> 
Melodies for my nephews - 12 short pieces for Piano solo.
Dur. apx. 26 min. (2012 - Work in progress)
Natalia Pegarkova - Piano, Shiran Eliaserov - Choreographer and Dancer


CARAVANTASTIC- German-Dutch Youth Theatre Project
Das Letzte Kleinod (D) / PeerGrouP (NL) 2014

The Story of the Note G
Chamber Opera

The Story of the Note G<br>Chamber Opera
Sipuro Shel Ha’tav Sol (The Story of the Note G)
Chamber Opera - Hebrew lyrics: Shahar Gabay
Three sopranos, actor, mixed choir, flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, percussion, guitar and strings. Dur. 80 min. (2008)

The Mandolin as a classical instrument
Mozart - Symphony No 40

The Mandolin as a classical instrument<br>Mozart - Symphony No 40
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor, K 550 (Excerpt from the 1st Movement)
Mandolin, Mandola, Guitar, Double bass & arrangement: Shaul Bustan (2014)


The Jerusalem Music Centre

The Jerusalem Music Centre
Pictures from the private collection of God
Poems: Yaakov Barzilai Music: Aharon Harlap
Sharon Rostorf Zamir - soprano. Shir Shahal - oboe
conducted by Shaul Bustan
Broadcast live on The Voice of Music
2010, Jerusalem Music Center - Israel

the Koninklijke Harmoniekapel Delft

the Koninklijke Harmoniekapel Delft
Shaul Bustan conducts the Koninklijke Harmoniekapel Delft
Singer: Jeroen Manders
Het spoor voorbij - Werkplaats Spoorzone Delft
Netherlands, February 2015

Hinterhof49 vocal ensemble

Hinterhof49 vocal ensemble
Shaul Bustan conducts his vocal ensemble Hinterhof49
Hinterhof49 - the 'cafeimpuls' Vocal Ensemble
Open rehearsal (Berlin - Pankow) June 2016


With Samweli Mandoo

With Samweli Mandoo
Music, text, voice, zeze and kalimba: Samweli Mandoo
Double bass, producer and recording engineer: Shaul Bustan
Live recorded at the ‘Ozeanblaue Zug’ (, 2015

Rotem Ensemble

Rotem Ensemble
Rotem Ensemble - Shaul Bustan (double bass), Avner Geiger (Flute) and Tom Dayan (percussion)

OSTWIND - Improvisation

OSTWIND - Improvisation
Shaul Bustan - double bass, Nitai Levi - bass clarinet
St. Peter Church Berlin, 2013


Concerto for Mandolin and Accordion

Concerto for Mandolin and Accordion
Shaul Bustan - Concerto for Mandolin and Accordion
for Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, String quartet, Double bass, Mandolin and Accordion. 4 Movements - Dur. 35 min. (2010)
Broadcast live on The Voice of Music Radio 2010, Jerusalem Music Center - Israel

Tahadia ("Restfulness")

Tahadia (
Adir Levi - Tahadia ("Restfulness") - 2010
The Israel Sinfonietta Beer Sheva
Conductor: Doron Salomon


Persian concert 2010

Persian concert 2010
With Liraz Charhi - Voice, Shaul Bustan - Arrangement and Tar
Played by Avgar Group
Bet Avi Chai - Jerusalem - Israel 2010

Seven pictures (Short film)

Seven pictures (Short film)
Seven pictures (Short film)
A short film by: Dror Verber and Nimrod Sonders
Musik, Oud, Klavier und Kontrabass: Shaul Bustan
Electronics: Israel Gliksberg