Guy Pardo harpsichord, organ
Physicist and harpsichord player, a graduate (magna cum laude) of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in a unique program that included music (harpsichord), physics, and musicology. He studied under Yuval Admony, Yaron Rosenthal (piano) and prof. David Shemer (harpsichord).
As a pianist, Guy participated in several international music seminars including: Music Fest Perugia (Italy), Tel-Hai International Piano Masterclasses (Sde-Boker), Primavera Pianistica (Belgium) and Poros Music Festival. Performed as a soloist with the Sinfonietta Orchestra of Athens and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Alicante University (Spain).
As a harpsichord player, he was awarded the 2020-21 Sharett Grant for Creative Excellence in early music performance (AICF), participated in masterclass sessions with Kenneth Weiss at the Israel Conservatory of Music and with Corina Morti during the Vocal Fantasy Festival (Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra). He produced and performed the live-streamed online vocal concert “Flames and tears” (with Liron Givoni, soprano) under the auspices of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura.
Pardo is a founding member of the “Nari Baroque Ensemble” that recently won first prize in the ensembles category of the “Tel Aviv Recorder Festival 2021” competition. “Nari” performs in major Israeli chamber music concert series and festivals, including the “Felicia Blumental International music Festival” in Tel-Aviv, “Youth at the center” in the Jerusalem Music center, “The Holiday of Holidays” festival in Haifa, and “Monday Afternoon Concerts” in Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem. He also regularly plays continuo with other JAMD students for their daily work, and works as an accompanist for competitions and recitals. Guy Pardo is a member of Ensemble PHOENIX.