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Since 2018 Ezequiel Silberstein is Musical Director at the Academic Orchestra of Teatro Colón Superior Art Institute and Professor of the Orchestral Conducting Class at the National University of Arts. Between 2017 and 2019 he worked as Assistant Conductor of the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra.
Among his activities for 2022 stand out the Hispanoamerica debut of "Sinphony for our world", a National Geographic live concert, his concerts with the symphonic orchestra UNCuyo, Argentina National Symphony, Buenos Aires Philharmonic, Santa Fe and Rosario Symphonic Orchestras, Classic Orchestra Santiago de Chile University and his return to the Ballet of Teatro Colón for the conduction of Nutcracker.
He has recently been awarded a Grammy Award and two Latin Grammy Awards for conducting the Nashville Recording Orchestra on the album La conquista del espacio by Argentine singer-songwriter Fito Páez.
In recent years, his conduction and arrangements for the Bicentennial concerts of the University of Buenos Aires and the celebration of Charly García's 70th birthday at the Teatro Colón, his debut at Carnegie Hall in New York with Fito Paez, his conduction of concerts, opera and ballets at the Teatro Colón, and his debut with the SODRE Symphony (Uruguay) and the Curitiba Symphony (Brazil).
Regarding film and series productions, he conducted the recording sessions for the soundtracks by Dan Zlotnik and Camilo Froideval for Maradona Sueño Bendito (Amazon Prime Video), La Casa de Las Flores The Movie and Luis Miguel La Serie (Netflix), Fito Paez's soundtrack for Camino Sinuoso and with the Czech National Symphony in Prague for the Mexican film While The Wolf Is Not, composed by Christian Paris. Silberstein also works as a composer and producer for advertising, television and film.
He has a Bachelor of Music Degree, specialized in Orchestral Conducting, at the National Arts University of Argentina, former National Conservatory of Music, where he studied under the guidance of Maestro Mario Benzecry.
He continued his studies at the “Buchmann-Mehta” School of Music of the Tel Aviv University, Israel, where he finished his Master Degree with honors under the guidance of Maestro Yoav Talmi. He received an excellence scholarship for his outstanding results (2015-2016).
Silberstein participated in several Masterclasses with Maestros Zubin Mehta (Israel), Benjamin Zander (Royal Northern College of Music, UK), Matthias Pintscher (Lucerne Festival Academy, Switzerland), Guillermo Scarabino (ISA Teatro Colón, debut in that theater), Johannes Schlaefli (International Summer Academy, Bulgary) and Fabián Panisello (DaMus).
Apart from the organizations already mentioned, he worked with numerous Argentine and foreign orchestras.
Between the years 2010 and 2014 Silberstein was Associate Conductor of the Argentinean National Youth Symphony Orchestra “José de San Martín”.
He worked as Assistant Conductor of Maestro Kent Nagano heading the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra at Teatro Colón (2016), of Maestro Evelino Pidò in the opera La Traviata with staging of Franco Zeffirelli at Teatro Colón (2017) and of Maestro Enrique Arturo Diemecke in Pelleás et Melisande, Teatro Colón (2018).
He has worked with the composer and pianist Leo Sujatovich. He conducted the recording of his work "Las Ilusiones Argentinas", winner of the Premio Gardel, Best Album of Classical Music 2018.
Ezequiel was born in 1986 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. At the age of 6 he started his Piano studies with his grandmother Pichona Sujatovich, and continued his training with Violeta de Gainza, Juan Carlos Figueiras, Nicolas Guerschberg and Carmen Pepe.