"If we had to describe our musical genre we would probably say that instrumental Crossover music is what we play, but what does it really mean? Classical, Jazz, Pop, Traditional, Dance, Rock 'n' Roll, Folk, etc. – are all ways to describe one of the few things in our life which doesn’t have to be described – Music. We believe that music is not only what you play but rather how you play. Following this principle, we are not limiting ourselves to a certain musical genre when deciding on a program. We offer our audience a multi-cultural journey through various music styles and times. Due to lack of existing repertoire written originally for saxophone and harp, we enjoy the freedom to include in our program known hits such as George Harrison's famous "Something", baroque music like Antonio Vivaldi's "La Folia", Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla's all-time hit "Libertango", or new pieces composed originally for us, and to play them in fresh surprising arrangements. Our biggest inspiration is the unique connection between us and our audience. This is being established through a direct and interactive contact with our audience and creates an expereience in which music becomes a universal language and a form of expression that opens up a path directly to every listener's heart".
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Since their first performance together Jerusalem Duo has performed concerts in numerous stages in Europe such as Berlin Philharmonic concert hall, Prinzregenten Theater in Munich, Laeiszhalle in Hamburg and more. The Duo performed and tought in festivals such as "Bistrampolio Dvaras festival" in Vilnius, Lithuania and the "Klezmer Festival and workshop" in Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany.Won prestige scholarships such as Live-Musik-Now in Frankfurt, Germany, and several competitions such as 6th International Israeli Music competition in London, and the 3rd international TEREM-CROSSOVER competition in Saint Petersburg, Russia. In 2019 at the 4th International Music Competition in Manhatan, Jerusalem Duo won the Gold Medal with high destinction.
On October 3, 2017, Jerusalem Duo was invited to play in the main worship service on the "German unity day" in the main cathedral in Mainz in front of The German Chancellor – Angela Merkel and the German president – Frank-Walter Steinmeier. The event was broadcasted live on the main German television channel.
Their first album – "PREMIERE" was recorded in Pianissimo label (January 2017), being sold worldwide and played on various radio stations.