All Gil Shaham articles

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    Gil Shaham: Mozart


     A fascinating encounter between old-world opulence and modern musicianship

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    Gil Shaham: Brahms, Beethoven


    New interpretations bring a youthful sense of discovery 20 years on

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    Concert review: Gil Shaham


    Leah Hollingsworth hears the soloist play at People’s Symphony Concerts, New York, on 13 December 2020

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    Israel Philharmonic Orchestra: Global Gala 2020


    The virtual concert on 28 June was the victim of a cyberattack but can now be seen in its entirety

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    Live stream review: Music Never Sleeps NYC


    Bruce Hodges watches the marathon music event, curated by cellist Jan Vogler, on 27–28 March, reviewing some of the live performances by string players

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    Aspen Music Festival & School presents ‘Moments Of Musical Revelation’: Gil Shaham


    Violinist Gil Shaham recalls how his first encounter with Barber’s Violin Concerto led him to a treasure trove of violin concertos from the 1930s

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    Aspen Music Festival & School launches new six-part podcast in association with The Strad


    Sarah Chang, Gil Shaham and Lynn Harrell are among the interviewees for ‘Moments Of Musical Revelation’

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    Gil Shaham performs Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto 2016


    Gil Shaham performs Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto with the SummerFest Chamber Orchestra conducted by James Conlon at La Jolla Music Society's SummerFest in August 2016. Watch: Gil Shaham performs Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto Read: Violinist Gil Shaham on the irresistible lure of 1930s violin concertos

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    Gil Shaham performs Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto


    Gil Shaham gives a particularly joyful performance of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra conducted by Lan Shui in May 2016. The full concert can be viewed at Read: Violinist Gil Shaham on the irresistible lure of 1930s violin concertos Watch: Violinist Gil Shaham ...

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    Gil Shaham performs Brahms's Violin Concerto


    Gil Shaham performs Brahms's Violin Concerto in rehearsal at the Paris Philharmonie conducted by David Zinman for performances on 3 and 4 February 2016. Read: Gil Shaham on the irresistible lure of 1930s violin concertos Watch: Gil Shaham gives Mozart masterclass  

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    Gil Shaham performs Barber's Violin Concerto


    Gil Shaham performs Samuel Barber's Violin Concerto with the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Robertson at the BBC Proms in London's Albert Hall in 2013. Read: Violinist Gil Shaham on the irresistible lure of 1930s violin concertos

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    Violinist Gil Shaham gives Mozart masterclass


    Can you play that with twice as much bow? OK, now twice as much again!' Violinist Gil Shaham gives a masterclass on Mozart's Violin Concerto no.5 at the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts. (Bear with the recording - at the half-way point, the camera angle and sound ...

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    Bach: Sonatas and Partitas BWV1001–6


    The Strad Issue: July 2015 Description: Brisk but intimate solo Bach on Shaham’s 1699 Stradivari Musicians: Gil Shaham (violin) Composer: Bach As you listen to this recording, it is easy to imagine that microphones were placed in Gil Shaham’s music room to eavesdrop as he amused himself ...

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    Violinist Gil Shaham plays Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen


    Gil Shaham performs the Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen in Japan in 2007. Watch the violinist perform Bach's Gavotte en rondeau as an encore. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a 30-day free trial. To purchase single issues click here.

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    Violinist Gil Shaham plays Bach's Gavotte en rondeau


    Gil Shaham performs the Gavotte en rondeau from Bach's Solo Partita no.3 as an encore. The violinist performed the same encore † though a more ornamented version † following his performance of Britten's Violin Concerto with the London Symphony Orchestra last weekend. Read Gil Shaham's thoughts on ...

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    Gil Shaham performs Stravinsky's Violin Concerto


    Gil Shaham, who has written a blog about violin concertos of the 1930s , performs the first movement Toccata from Stravinsky's Violin Concerto with the NDR Symphony Orchestra conducted by Christoph von Dohnányi. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part ...

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    Violinist Gil Shaham on the irresistible lure of 1930s violin concertos


    The Turbulent Thirties gave rise to an unprecedented explosion of concertos for the violin from some of the 20th century's greatest composers. American violinist Gil Shaham shares his thoughts on a choice selection from this most pivotal of decades

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    Bach's Chaconne on film: Gil Shaham


    The violinist uses a Baroque bow to get to the core of the masterwork

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    Demonstrators disrupt Proms concert by Gil Shaham and Israel Philharmonic


    Pro-Palestinian demonstrators repeatedly interrupted last Thursday's BBC Proms concert by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. A live broadcast of the concert, in which Gil Shaham played the Bruch First Violin Concerto, was twice taken off air by the BBC because of 'sustained audience disturbance'. The protests were greeted by boos, shouts ...