Bar Avni Joins IMG Artists for Management

By Francisco Salazar

Bar Avni has joined IMG Artists for General Management.

She will be represented by Artist Manager Isabelle Cottet, with Kathryn Enticott, Director of Enticott Music Management, consulting.

Avni won the 2024 La Maestra competition in Paris and became Chief Conductor of the Bayer Philharmoniker in 2021.

In a statement the conductor said, “As I continue my journey in the extraordinary world of music making, I recognize the importance of finding the right partners to illuminate the path ahead. I wish to thank my former manager, Martin Müller, for our time together. I am thrilled and fortunate to announce my new partnership with Isabelle Cottet as my manager, with consultation from Kathryn Enticott. It is truly exhilarating to connect with such dedicated professionals who share my vision for music in this vibrant and exciting industry.”

Cottet added, “I was struck by Bar Avni’s musical and leadership skills from the first moment I saw her conduct; I am both privileged and thrilled to be working with her.  I could not be happier to embark on this new journey with Bar alongside the team at IMG Artists and Kathryn Enticott.

Throughout her career, Avni Jas conducted the Israel Philharmonic, the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, the Israel Chamber Orchestra, Ensemble Resonanz, the Sinfonia Varsovia and the Hamburg Camerata.