llan Rechtman made his debut with the Israel Philharmonic at age 11 in a performance of the Mozart Concerto in D Minor, K. 466. He has since appeared as soloist with the Israel Philharmonic more than a dozen times. In addition, he has appeared with nearly every orchestra in his native Isreal, invited back again and again.
Ilan Rechtman has appeared as soloist with the London Symphony Orchestra, New Zealand Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Colorado Symphony, New World Symphony, Grand Rapids Symphony, Boston Pops, among others.
As a recitalist and chamber musician, Rechtman has traveled to more than 50 countries, performing in such venues as in New York at Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, the 92nd Street Y, David Geffen Hall (Avery Fisher), Alice Tully Hall, Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Concert Hall; in Boston at Symphony Hall and Jordan Hall; in Chicago at Symphony Hall; in London the Barbican Center and Wigmore Hall; in Paris Salle Pleyel and Le Louvre Museum; in Japan Suntory Hall; in Korea Seoul Arts Center, as well as many other concert halls around the world.
Among the artists and groups Rechtman has appeared with are Yo-Yo Ma, Ivry Gitlis, Gary Hoffman, Sharon Kam, Alisa Weilerstein, Miriam Fried, Matt Haimovitz, Arnaud Sussmann, Peter Bruns, Anna Tifu, Lara St. John, Chen Reiss, Ori Kam, Ittai Shapira, Guy Braunstein, Zvi Plesser, Amihai Grosz, the St. Lawrence, Aviv and Jerusalem String Quartets, and the Mark Morris Dance Group.
Rechtman is the winner of several prizes and awards, among them, the Norry Prize (NY) through the America Israel Cultural Foundation, the Clairmont and the Shapira Awards (Israel), and the first San Antonio International Piano Competition.
Rechtman has recordings on various labels, among them Naxos, Bis, Well-Tempered Productions, Centaur, Meridien, Omega-Vanguard, Cembal d’Amour, and others. His solo recording of Villa-Lobos’ Chôros No. 5 was awarded the Gramophone Magazine’s Editor’s Choice.