Yotam Haber

Yotam Haber, MATA Artistic DirectorYotam Haber
Artistic Director

Yotam Haber was born in Holland and grew up in Israel, Nigeria, and Milwaukee. He received the 2007-2008 Frederic A. Juilliard/Walter Damrosch Rome Prize and a 2005 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship. Recent commissions include two works for Pritzker Prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor (receiving an Italian premiere at the 2012 Venice Biennale); new works for New York-based Contemporaneous, Gabriel Kahane, Alarm Will Sound, The Knights; 2012 Bang on a Can Summer Festival; the Neuvocalsolisten Stuttgart and ensemble l’arsenale; FLUX Quartet, JACK Quartet, Cantori New York, and the Berlin-based Quartet New Generation. He is currently collaborating with MacArthur Prize Fellow Anna Schuleit on a large-scale project of 104 piano pieces inspired by 104 paintings, drawn from stories by the Austrian writer Thomas Bernhard; and an evening-length work to premiere in 2013 for the Alabama Symphony Orchestra to commemorate the 1963 Baptist Church bombing. His music is published by RAI Trade.