Rosendal Chamber Music Festival 2024

Guy Eshed, flute

Guy Eshed


Guy Eshed, First Flute of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, has performed as soloist with the orchestra under Zubin Mehta. He has headed the flute sections of other orchestras including the Florence Opera House Orchestra, the Berlin National, the Manchester Chamber, and the Swedish Radio. After completing his military service he was appointed First Flute of the Haifa Symphony and since 2001 he has been First Flute of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra under Barenboim. He has played as Guest Principal Flute with leading orchestras including Bavarian Radio, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Mahler Chamber, London Philharmonic, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Bamberg Symphony and La Scala Opera orchestras. In chamber music he has appeared in prestigious venues and festivals in Europe, and recorded for leading radio networks. Since 2015 he has been a faculty member of the Tel Aviv University School of Music, and gives masterclasses at the Juilliard School of Music.

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Festival Performances Year 2024

(included in large festival packages only due to limited number of seats. Waiting list: please send us an email.)

Signe Lund: Peace Bells (1918)
Ingrid Andsnes, piano

Busoni: Albumblatt (1916)
Guy Eshed, flute and Ingrid Andsnes, piano.

Stravinsky: Three Pieces for String Quartet (1914)
Dover String Quartet

Fauré: Cello Sonata No. 1 Op. 109 (1917)
Edgar Moreau, cello and Bertrand Chamayou, piano

Debussy: Syrinx (1913)
Guy Eshed, flute

Alf Hurum: Exotic Suite Op. 9 (1915) for violin and piano
Johan Dalene, violin and Ingrid Andsnes, piano

Debussy: Élégie (1915); Les soirs illuminés par l’ardeur du charbon (1917)
Kirill Gerstein, piano

Komitas: Folk Dances
Kirill Gerstein, piano

Szymanowski: Myths Op. 30 (1915)
Henning Kraggerud, violin and Bertrand Chamayou, piano

Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending (1914)
Akiko Suwanai, violin and Ingrid Andsnes, piano

Lili Boulanger: Cortege (1914); D’un matin de printemps (1917)
Guy Eshed, flute and Bertrand Chamayou, piano

Fauré: Une chateleaine en sa tour Op. 110 (1918)
Sivan Magen, harp

Ravel: Introduction and Allegro (1907)
Akiko Suwanai, violin, Johan Dalene, violin, Lars Anders Tomter, viola, Edgar Moreau, cello, Guy Eshed, flute, Fabio Di Càsola, clarinet and Sivan Magen, harp.


Elgar: Piano Quintet Op. 84 (1918-1919)
Henning Kraggerud, violin, Akiko Suwanai, violin, Lars Anders Tomter, viola, Edgar Moreau, cello and Kirill Gerstein, piano

Danse sacrée et danse profane (1904)
Sivan Magen, harp, Dover String Quartet and Tim Gibbs, double bass

En blanc et noir (1915)
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano and Bertrand Chamayou, piano


Sonata for Cello and Piano (1915)
Edgar Moreau, cello and Bertrand Chamayou, piano

Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp (1915)
Guy Eshed, flute, Lars Anders Tomter, viola and Sivan Magen, harp

Sonata for Violin and Piano (1916 - 1917)
Akiko Suwanai, violin and Leif Ove Andsnes, piano