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    Gil Shaham plays Prokofiev at the Proms

    2019-09-03T11:32:00Z

    The violinist plays Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No 2 at the BBC Proms with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Taken from a concert on 31st July 2019.

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    Gil Shaham, Anne Gastinel, etc: ‘Triple’ Concerto, ‘Gassenhauer’ Piano Trio

    2018-06-08T14:55:00Z

    Gil Shaham (violin), Anne Gastinel (cello,) Andreas Ottensamer (clarinet), Nicholas Angelich (piano), Frankfurt Radio Symphony/Paavo Järvi 

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    Gil Shaham performs Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto 2016

    2017-01-05T00:00:00Z

    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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    Violinists Leila Josefowicz, Christian Tetzlaff and Gil Shaham nominated for 2017 Grammy Awards

    2016-12-07T00:00:00Z

    The 59th Grammy Awards will be held in Los Angeles on 12 February 2017

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    Gil Shaham performs Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto

    2016-08-24T00:00:00Z

    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 medici.tv . Read: Violinist Gil Shaham on the irresistible lure of 1930s violin concertos Watch: ...

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    Gil Shaham performs Brahms's Violin Concerto

    2016-03-17T00:00:00Z

    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

    2015-11-26T00:00:00Z

    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

    2015-08-31T00:00:00Z

    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 ...

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    Violinist Gil Shaham plays Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen

    2015-04-15T00:00:00Z

    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 ...

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    Violinist Gil Shaham plays Bach's Gavotte en rondeau

    2015-04-14T00:00:00Z

    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 ...

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    Gil Shaham performs Stravinsky's Violin Concerto

    2014-02-26T00:00:00Z

    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

    2014-02-26T00:00:00Z

    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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    Born to scientist parents, the American Jewish violinist Gil Shaham began violin lessons at the age of seven. He studied with Samuel Bernstein at the Rubin Academy of Music in Jerusalem, then with Dorothy DeLay at the Aspen Music School in Colorado, then his career took off ...

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    Bach's Chaconne on film: Gil Shaham

    2013-08-24T00:00:00Z

    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

    2011-09-01T00:00:00Z

    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 ...