Ophira Zakai

Ophira Zakai is a lute, theorbo and baroque guitar player.

She performs regularly with such illustrious ensembles as Berliner Philharmoniker, Akademie für alte Musik Berlin, Concerto Köln, Collegium Vocale Gent and Capella Amsterdam.

Ophira Zakai has participated in numerous cd productions for labels such as Deutsche Grammophon, Challenge Classics and Harmonia Mundi. 

Since her 2002 solo debut in Mendelssohn’s House in Leipzig she has given numerous recitals throughout Europe.

Ophira Zakai studied lute and related instruments at the Berlin University of the Arts.

She is a guest artist-lecturer at the Mehta-Buchman School of Music, Haifa University, Berlin University of the Arts and the International Guitar Academy Berlin.