Eyal Street - Biography
Eyal Street was born in Jerusalem in 1978. He began his bassoon studies with Richard Paley, proceeding with Mordechai Rechtman. In 1998 he began his historical bassoon studies in the Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague, studying historical bassoon with Donna Agrell. He then continued his studies with Alberto Grazzi in the Civica Scuola di Musica, Milan, graduating in 2003.
Eyal collaborates with leading Early Music ensembles, mainly with the Freiburger Barockorchester and Les Talens Lyriques and has played under the direction of various conductors such as Trevor Pinnock, Frans Brüggen and Sigiswald Kuijken. In addition he performs chamber music frequently and is a member of both Nachtmusique and Rubato Appassionato.
He has been a winner of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship between 1994 and 2000 for his achievements on the modern bassoon, the baroque bassoon and the performance of chamber music. He has also won special recognition in the Paul Ben Haim competition (for contemporary Israeli music) in 1997.