Eden Agranat Meged
- Instrument: Piano
Twenty year old Israeli pianist Eden Agranat Meged is a full ABRSM Scholarship student at the Royal Academy of Music, London, in the class of Ian Fountain. He started his piano studies in Jerusalem with Anat Paul at the Hasadna Conservatory and continued with Adela Umansky, at the Kfar-Saba Conservatory. Eden won the first prizes in the Lillian Davis Piano Competition, London, the Harriet Cohen Bach Competition, London, and the Pnina Salzman Piano Competitions, Israel. He won the 3rd prize in the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe Competition. He receives the AICF – American Israel Culture Foundation Scholarships and the Zfunot Culture Scholarships.
Murray Perahia has been a central mentor for Eden, guiding Eden at the selective JMC Excellence Piano Program. Eden was privileged to play in many masterclasses with world-renowned pianists: Imogen Cooper, Emanuel Ax, Menachem Presler, Tatiana Zelikman, Craig Shepard, Joseph Kalichstein, Victor Rosenbaum, Jerome Leventhal, Boris Slutzky, Matti Raekallio, Jonathan Biss, Boris Berman, Pascal Devoyon, Steven Osborne, Colin Stone, Claudio Martinez, Golda Vainberg Tatz, Krzystof Jablonski, Jay PengjieSun, Meng Chieh Liu, Chen Sa, Kum Sing Lee, Xiaohan Wang, David Moroz, Haesun Paik, John Perry, Jeremy Denk, Peter Frankl, Ilana Vered, Sonia Rubinsky, Arie Vardi, Tomer Lev, Emanuel Krasovsky, Ron Regev and Asaf Zohar.
Eden participated in international festivals: Morningside Music Bridge at the New England Conservatory, the International Summer Academy Cervo, International Holland Music Sessions and Tel-Hai International Program. Eden was invited to the prestigious HenleVerlag Masterclasses celebrating Beethoven’s 250th anniversary in Munich. Eden received training in the Taubman Approach with Robert Durso and the Golandsky Institute. Eden performed as a soloist with orchestras: the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Haifa Symphony Orchestra, Israel Stage Orchestra and the Ashdod Symphony Orchestra. Eden Performed in Israel’s major venues, radio broadcasted concerts and performed outside his home country in the United Kingdom, Italy, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the United States.
Musicians’ Company Award: Harriet Cohen Bach Prize 2021
Page Updated: March 2022
Photo Credit: Daniel Stroud