An Israeli conductor wins the Solti award

An Israeli conductor wins the Solti award


norman lebrecht

March 11, 2019

The 2019 recipient of the $30,000 Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award is Yaniv Dinur, Associate Conductor of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and music director of the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra.

He is required to spend the money on study, travel and growing his library of scores and books.

Dinur, 38, was raised in Jerusalem and studied with Mendi Rodan.

He has received three previous grants from the Solti foundation.



  • Congratulations, Yaniv!

    • Mike & jackie mendelsohn says:

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  • Rgiarola says:

    I can figure out he is a great Wagnerian conductor after such named prize.

  • Oded Zehavi says:

    Bravo. He is a wonderful conductor and a very fine man!!!

  • Gabriel Chouraki says:

    Kol hakavod
    עלה והצלח!

  • Frank says:

    Congrats to Yaniv and well-deserved!