Inbal Segev’s playing has been described as being “delivered with impressive fluency and style,” by The Strad. Equally committed to new repertoire for the cello and known masterworks, Ms. Segev brings interpretations that are both unreservedly natural and insightful to the vast range of solo and chamber music that she performs. Ms. Segev has performed as soloist with many acclaimed orchestras internationally and made debuts with the Berlin Philharmonic and Israel Philharmonic, led by Zubin Mehta, at age 17. She has commissioned new works from composers including Anna Clyne, Avner Dorman, Timo Andres, Fernando Otero, Gity Razaz, Dan Visconti and more. In addition to her work as a soloist, she is a founding member of the Amerigo Trio with former New York Philharmonic concertmaster Glenn Dicterow and violist Karen Dreyfus. Ms. Segev’s discography includes Bach’s Cello Suites (Vox 2015), a world premiere recording of works by Lucas Richman with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (Albany 2015), Sonatas by Beethoven and Boccherini (Opus One), Nigun (Vox) and Max Schubel’s Concerto for Cello (Opus One). With the Amerigo Trio she has recorded serenades by Dohnányi (Navona).
 
Ms. Segev’s many honors include the America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship and top prizes at the Pablo Casals, Paulo and Washington International Competitions. She began playing the cello in Israel at age five and at 16 was invited by Isaac Stern to come to the U.S. to continue her studies. She holds degrees from The Juilliard School and Yale University. Ms. Segev lives in New York with her husband and three children. Her cello was made by Francesco Ruggieri in 1673.