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Repertoire –
Commissioned works

This is a partial list of works that were written for Avi Avital:

Avner Dorman Concerto for mandolin and strings (2006)
Premiered in Teatro Verdi Pisa, Italy, on Dec. 2006, with Rostov Soloists Orchestra and conductor Andrea Gottfried.
Menachem Wiesenberg Concerto for mandolin and chamber orchestra (2010)
Premier in Israel on January 2010, with The Chamber Kibutz Orchestra and conductor Yaron Gotfrid.
Sean Hickey Concerto for mandolin and ensemble (2010)
Premier in New York on February 2010.
Josef Bardanashvili Concerto for mandolin and chamber orchestra (2009)
Premier in Beer Sheva, Israel on November 2009 with Beer Sheva Sinfonietta and conductor Doron Salomon.
Sergei Abir
Double Concerto for Klezmer-clarinet, mandolin and strings (2007).
Commissioned by clarinetist Giora Feidman and Avi Avital. [20 min.]
Premieres in Jerusalem Theater on Sptember 2008 with Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peter Breiner and Clarinetist Giora Feidman.
Federico Gardella Concerto for mandolin and symphonic orchestra (2007)
Premiered in Milano, Italy on March 2008 with Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali and conductor Andrea Adriano Martinolli D’arcey.
Matan Porat

“Madrigals” for mandolin and strings (2009)
Premiered in Tel Aviv, Israel on May 2009 with Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble and conductor Barak Tal.
Commissioned by "Adele and John Gray Endowment"

Jonathan Keren “Multiscala” for mandolin and string trio
Premiered in Tel Aviv, Israel on December 2008 with Guy Braunstein – Violin, Amihai Grosz – Viola and Zvi Plesser – Cello.
Commissioned by "Adele and John Gray Endowment"
Federico Gardella “Berceuses" for mandolin, trombone and piano
Premiered in Riga, Latvia on October 2009 with Trio Mouzar.
Ruta Paidere "Back Night Shade" "Berceuses" for mandolin, trombone and piano
Premiered in Riga, Latvia on October 2009 with Trio Mouzar.
Erel Paz “Manometer" for mandolin, trombone and piano
Premiered in Riga, Latvia on October 2009 with Trio Mouzar.
Commissioned by "Adele and John Gray Endowment"
Lior Navok "Found in a Train Station" for mixed ensemble
Premiered in Modena, Italy on January 2007 with Meitar Ensemble
Hilat Ben-Kennaz Three Songs for mandolin and soprano
Premiered in Tel Aviv, January 2007
Zvi Avni "Nocturn with Bees and Fireflies" for mandolin guitar and harpsichord
Premiered in Tel Aviv, 2002, by "Three Plucked Strings" ensemble
Abel Ehrlich "Despite it All" for mandolin guitar and harpsichord
Premiered in 2002 by "Three Plucked Strings" ensemble
Michael Wolpe "Homage to Ben Haim No. 4" for mandolin guitar and harpsichord
Premiered in 2002 by "Three Plucked Strings" ensemble
Yehezkel Braun "Music for Plucked Strings" for mandolin guitar and harpsichord
Premiered in 2002 by "Three Plucked Strings" ensemble
Haim Alexander Sonata for mandolin, guitar and harpsichord
Premiered in 2002 by "Three Plucked Strings" ensemble
Ramon Santos "Bu-Ka" for mandolin, guitar and harpsichord
Premiered in 2005 by "Three Plucked Strings" ensemble