International Ernest Bloch Society – People involved

President

Steven Isserlis CBE

Vice Presidents

Derek Aviss Former Principal and Executive Director of Trinity Laban, Greenwich
Bob Boas music patron, London
Philip Bohlman Professor, University of Chicago
Martyn Brabbins BBC conductor, London
Stephen Cleobury CBE conductor, Kings College, Cambridge
David Cohen CBE music patron, London
Rob Cowan journalist and BBC broadcaster
Philippe Dinkel director, Geneva Conservatoire
Yosif Feigelson international cellist
Brian Foster OBE FRS Professor, Oxford University
Jonathan Freeman-Attwood Principal, Royal Academy of Music, London 
Isaac Frenkel Goldenberg President, Beethoven Foundation, Chile
Howard Goodall composer and broadcaster
Joseph Horovitz composer, Professor, Royal College of Music, London 
Sir Ralph Kohn FRS music patron, London
David Z Kushner Professor Emeritus, Florida University
Piers Lane International pianist
Colin Lawson Director, Royal College of Music, London 
Jonathan Mills Director, Edinburgh International Festival
Christopher Nupen film maker, Allegro Films, London
György Pauk international violinist and Professor, Royal Academy of Music, London
Charles Peebles conductor (Macbeth UCL Opera)
Sir Curtis Price KBE AM Warden, New College, Oxford
Gerard Schwarz international conductor, USA
Maurice Summerfield Past Master, Worshipful Company of Musicians
Jacques Tchamkerten composer, Library Director, Geneva Conservatoire
Timothy Walker AM, CEO London Philharmonic Orchestra
Raphael Wallfisch international cellist
David Whelton, CEO Philharmonia Orchestra, London

Executive Committee

Prof. Malcolm Troup (Chairman) Professor Emeritus of Music City University, London.
Norman Solomon (Treasurer) Rabbi, scholar, lecturer, author
Malcolm Miller (consultant)
Alexander Knapp (Consultant) Bloch Scholar former Joe Loss Lecturer in Jewish Music, SOAS, University of London
Stanley Henig (Newsletter Editor) Professor Emeritus of the University of Central Lancashire, opera enthusiast
Sagi Hartov (Bloch Competition) cellist, dean and director of the London College of Contemporary Arts, creator of the Ernest Bloch music competition
Geraldine Auerbach MBE founder and former Director, Jewish Music Institute SOAS University of London
Ruth Rosenfelder scholar
J Audrey Ellison (Secretary) Concert Agent

Inernational partners

IEBS is working with partner Bloch Societies in Switzerland (where Bloch was born), in Agate Beach, Oregon in the USA (where he died) and also with enthusiasts in China, Israel and Japan, where there is considerable interest in his works. 

America: Ernest Bloch II: Ernest Bloch Legacy www.ernestbloch.org
China: Li Jin
Israel: Prof. Dalia Atlas, Conductor, founder director www.dalia-atlas.com/Bloch-Society
Japan: Akinori Itoh A young person’s guide to Ernest Bloch
Switzerland: Alain Hirsch Oliver Margulies www.ernestbloch.ch Bloch’s Swiss family and supporters have set up a website which contains Ernest Bloch concerts and other activities for the jubilee and beyond. Based in Zurich, the site contains the names of those involved

 

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