Works performed by Earplay:

Talk, Talk, Talk

Israeli composer Eitan Steinberg graduated from the Jerusalem Rubin Academy of Music and made further studies at the Chigiana Academy in Siena, Italy. He received his Ph.D. in Music Composition from the University of California at Berkeley, where he taught as a Visiting Lecturer in 1999. Performers of his music include the Israel Philharmonic, the Jerusalem Symphony, Ensemble Musica Nova, the Berkeley Contemporary Chamber Players, Ensemble Yat'n At'n, pianist Sarah Cahill, the San Francisco Guitar Quartet, and vocalist Etty Ben-Zaken. His works were recorded by the BBC television and by the Israeli Radio, and in 1999 his settings of Ladino Love Songs were released on the New Albion Records Label. Six of his chamber works performed by acclaimed Ensemble Boston Musica Viva are scheduled for recording on the same label in June 2001. Three times the recipient of the Nicola DeLorenzo Composition Award, Eitan Steinberg also won the Israel Philharmonic Composition Competition Award, and in 1996 was nominated for the Israeli Award "Composer of the Year". He has a strong interest in collaborations with visual and stage artists, and his music-theater and music-video works were successfully performed in Europe, Israel and the US. Eitan Steinberg is a faculty member at the Haifa University Music Department, Israel. To learn more about his works visit

[from program for February 5, 2001 concert]