Gan-ya Ben-gur Akselrod
Gan-ya Ben-gur Akselrod began her musical education playing cello, piano and clarinet. After winning the 1st prize at the Hilde Zadek Competition in Vienna she was invited to join the Young Ensemble of Theater in Vienna, Austria. Since then, Gan-ya has performed with the Staatsoper Stuttgart, Komische Oper Berlin, Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Israeli Opera, Theater Freiburg, Staatsoper Oldenburg, Glyndebourne Festival, Aix-en-Provence Festival, Grafenegg Festival, Ravinia Festival, Carnegie Hall, Musikverein and more. Gan-ya is a recipient of numerous awards in Austria, the US, Israel and Istanbul.