Nachum Slutzker is a successful Israeli producer, initiator and creator of the “Baruch Berliner’s Genesis International Project”, a wonderful musician and teacher, author of textbooks on learning the violin, the co-founder of the network of elitist science and art schools Israeli Lyceum. This talented, incredibly positive and sociable person always creates a special atmosphere, wherever he is. Nachum was born in Lithuania, in the city of Kaunas, received a quality musical education, first at the Vilnius Conservatory, and then at the Rubin Academy of Music in Tel Aviv after moving to Israel in 1981. Slutzker settled in the city of Herzliya, where he currently resides. He is a hard worker, an inexhaustible generator of ideas, which he implements himself, by the way. He became the founder and leader of several music schools, faculties, youth orchestras in Israel, the initiator and organizer of art festivals, in particular, the International Musical Spring Festival in Herzliya.
Nachum seems to have truly phenomenal natural ability to be producer: overflowing creative energy, brilliant organizational skills, the fount of ideas and projects and a burning desire to bring them to life. His efforts start “the mechanism” and immediately turn everything into action, sound, spectacle and bring out a lot of emotions. Nachum Slutzker devoted the last two decades to his career as a producer and fifteen of them he works with the famous Israeli composer, poet and scientist Baruch Berliner, the author of a number of musical works, including symphonic poems, oratorios, concertos, etc. Their joint project symphonic poem “Genesis” became the most successful in the producer’s career. Nineteen countries of the world applauded the music of Baruch Berliner, famous conductors were also involved, among them Ronen Nissan (Israel, Austria), Vasyl Vasylenko (Ukraine), Volodymyr Sirenko (Ukraine), Michael Guttman (USA), Mihail Agafita (Moldova), Anthony Armore (Italy, USA), principal conductor of the project Mikhail Kirchhoff (Russia) and others. This piece of music already has about two million views on YouTube. Numerous international press, as well as radio and television, give extensive coverage of this ambitious project. The boundless interest area of Nachum Slutzker made it possible to expand the genre range of the project: Baruch Berliner’s “Genesis”, as well as his “Abraham” and concertos, are performed in a wide variety of styles. In addition to the traditional classical version, sympho-rock, sympho-pop, jazz, fusion, rock oratoria and multimedia are also used. He also produced two films in collaboration with Sergey Krutsenko (Kiev, Ukraine) – “Hope” (2017) and “Address on the Wall” (2021).
Meetings with different people, discussions of concerts, inspired conversations on timeless and transient values, interspersed with subtle humor and irony – Nachum Slutzker’s projects are always surrounded by the aura of art and creativity celebration.
The musician and producer formulated his artistic credo as follows: “Art is the desire for an endless search for the standard of beauty.”