Meet Avi Avital, Israeli Mandolin Virtuoso

Avi Avital
Wall St. Journal

By David Mermelstein

"At a time when many classical musicians are scrambling to book trendy alternative venues (mostly bars and clubs), the Israeli mandolin virtuoso Avi Avital is doing exactly the opposite—taking his folk instrument to concert halls around the world to perform with musicians more typically at home in such places."

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