Boris Giltburg

Pianist Boris Giltburg

Born in 1984 in Moscow, Boris Giltburg moved to Tel Aviv at an early age, studying with his mother and then with Arie Vardi. In 2013 he won first prize at the Queen Elisabeth Competition, catapulting his career to a new level. In 2015 he began a long-term recording plan with Naxos Records.

Boris Giltburg is a regular contributor to the BBC Music Magazine website, and also writes articles for his own website.


Boris Giltburg takes us on a musical journey through one of the most exhilarating and intense works in the piano repertoire


Pianist Boris Giltburg explores Grieg's masterpiece in a series of guest blogs for BBC Music Magazine


Pianist Boris Giltburg explores the Russian masterpiece in the second of a series of guest blogs for BBC Music Magazine


Pianist Boris Giltburg explores Brahms's masterpiece in the first of a series of guest blogs for BBC Music Magazine


Israeli pianist Boris Giltburg's recent recording of Rachmaninov's 1916 Études-Tableaux was BBC Music Magazine Instrumental Choice in August. Here, he reflects on what makes this set of works so special. 


In his first special guest blog, pianist Boris Giltburg tells us about 'imagining' Beethoven’s music

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