Gilad Ephrat Ensemble
Gilad Ephrat ensemble performs musical pieces that carry you to a world filled with feelings and emotions.
This ensemble of virtuosic musicians explores the limits of the instruments and reveals the rich potential of the string instruments.
Half a year ago, they released the album Ensemble Gilad Ephrat – a unique instrumental project that includes pieces composed by Gilad, as well as two known songs ( At Li Laila and Shir Eres) arranged by Gilad for strings.
A year ago they released the song Migdalor as part of a project by Network Gimmel, Linktone and Ynet, to commemorate ten years since Shoshana Damari’s death. The successful ensemble appears in shows and festivals domestically and abroad (Klezmer – Zefat, Sulam Yaakov, Classicameri – Eilat, Sounds of Autumn, Sounds in the Desert). In the last year, the ensemble produced two original shows: The first, a tribute show to Emanuel
Zamir; the second, Song for the Soul – a unique show of Jewish-Israeli soul songs with special arrangements by Gilad Ephrat.
In the last decade Gilad has been composing music for many ensembles, which developed into a unique style characterized by all the music genres that influenced him (jazz, classical music, ethnic music and Israeli music).
Gilad has been an active part of the Israeli music industry in various fields for the last 18 years. He plays and records with the leading artists in Israel: Idan Raichel, Achinoam Nini, Nurit Galron, Riki Gal, Miki Gavrielov, Yonatan Razel, Yasmin Levi and many others. He also performs across the world with different artists and ensembles such as: Yair Dalal, Giora Feidman, Zohar Fresco and Ara Dinkjian.
Three years ago he joined the ensemble of the international vocalist Lara Fabian, with whom he performs across Europe and the US.