Ido Zeev

The 24 years old Israeli pianist Ido Zeev has recently been catapulted to the international
scene after winning the 3rd prize of the renowned Vigo International Piano Competition
where the president of the jury was the legendary pianist Martha Argerich. In the same
competition, Ido scooped two other prizes including the Public Prize – awarded by the
audiences all around the world.

In recent seasons, Ido has appeared in some of the greatest international festivals, including
The Oxford Music Festival, The Luzern Festival and Allgemeine Musikgesellschaft (Basel).
Winning first prizes in the major competitions in his country and in addition to his last
success in Spain, Ido Zeev has recently won the 3rd prize at the San-Remo International
Piano Competition 2022 and is a laureate of the Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition
in Novosibirsk.

Zeev has worked with some of the world’s most esteemed musicians including Nikolai
Lugansky, Evgeny Kissin, Christoph Eschenbach, Menahem Pressler, Boris Berezovsky,
Michel Béroff and Konstantin Lifschitz among others. He has appeared as soloist with many
orchestras including – the Algarve Symphony Orchestra, the San-Remo Symphony
Orchestra, the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, the Haifa Symphony Orchestra, the TYSO
Orchestra, the Ramat-Gan Chamber Orchestra and more.
Born in 1998, he began his piano studies in the class of Mrs. Ganit Polin at the Givatayim
conservatory. In 2012 he was accepted at the prestigious Thelma Yellin High School of the
Arts in Israel, which led in 2015 to a concert tour with the TYSO symphony orchestra
throughout Israel and France. Since 2016 Ido has received advanced training under the well
known Prof. Arie Vardi.

Among the scholarships Ido has received are – The Morningside Music Bridge Scholarship,
Zefunot Culture Scholarship, The American Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship years
2012-2020, The Hava Stern excellence-scholarship and The Buchman-Heiman Foundation.