The pianist Michael Abramovich was born in Bukarest and grew up in Jerusalem. He studied in Israel with Esther Narkiss and Viktor Derevianko and with Nina Svetlanova in New York. He was recipient of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship. 1993 he won the first prize at the Tel-Aviv Rubin Academy Piano Master Competition. 1994 he made his debut with a solo recital in Merkin Hall, New York. Since 1997 Michael Abramovich lives in Berlin.
Mr. Abramovich has given solo recitals in Mexico City, Salt Lake City, Amsterdam (Concertgebouw), St. Petersburg, Israel and throughout Germany. He toured South Africa with Ludwigsburg Festival Orchestra under Wolfgang Gönnenwein in a complete cycle of Beethoven's Piano Concertos. He played with Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi and Asian Youth Orchestra. He is a regular guest of George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra Bukarest. Mr. Abramovich made Radio Recordings for SWR 2 (Südwest-Rundfunk Deutschland), IBA (Israel Broadcasting Authority) and Radio France.
His performance of Ravel's G Major piano concerto with National Orchestra Bukarest was broadcasted on TV. Together with violinist Ittai Shapira he recorded violin Sonatas by Janácek, Debussy and R. Strauss for Meridian Records U.K. He gave the first performance of "Neuf Études pour piano et dispositif informatíque" by Pierre Charvet and recorded the cycle for Accord, Universal Classics France. This season Mr Abramovich performed in Mozarteum Salzburg, Philharmonie Köln, Birmingham Symphonie Hall, Palais des Beaux-Arts Bruxelles, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Cité de la Musique Paris, Rheingau Musik Festival and Megaron Athens.