All Isaac-Stern articles
Gil Shaham on the advice he received from mentors
As part of the Dorothy DeLay MasterClass Series, organized and directed by the violinist and teacher Dmitri Berlinsky, violinist Gil Shaham talks about his teachers Samuel Bernstein and Dorothy DeLay, advice he received from Isaac Stern and more. Watch Perlmans on the golden era of the violin school
Isaac Stern 2020 centenary at Carnegie Hall
With 2020 marking the centenary of Isaac Stern’s birth, Carnegie Hall dedicates its 2019–2020 season in the violinist’s honour. This video, introducing the celebrations, pays tribute to the violinist and activist; as well as his tireless work in saving Carnegie Hall from demolition in 1960.
Fire and ice: the best recordings of the Sibelius violin concerto
Originally published in 2007 for the 50th anniversary of the composer’s death, this critical appraisal by Richard S. Ginell looks for the recordings that do justice to one of the best-loved works in the repertoire
Violin competition with $100,000 first prize returns in 2018
Second Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition now open for applications
Violinist Isaac Stern and cellist Yo-Yo Ma perform the Brahms Double Concerto
A 66-year-old Isaac Stern performs Brahms Double Concerto in A minor, op.102, with Yo-Yo Ma and the NHK Symphony Orchestra at the Suntory Hall in Tokyo in 1986. Watch: Isaac Stern on what makes an artist Watch: Isaac Stern, Leonard Rose and Eugene Istomin perform Brahms Watch: ...
Constructive criticism is necessary for healthy musical development
Just how self-critical do we need to be to get the best out of ourselves, asks Pauline Harding
Huberman Festival 1982. Bach: Double Concerto in D minor BWV1043. Mozart: Sinfonia concertante in E flat major K364. Vivaldi: The Four Seasons; Concerto grosso in B minor op.3 no.10
The Strad Issue: April 2016 Description: Star string players gather to celebrate Huberman’s 100th Musicians: Isaac Stern, Itzhak Perlman, Shlomo Mintz, Ida Haendel, Ivry Gitlis (violins) Pinchas Zukerman (violin/viola) Israel Philharmonic Orchestra/Zubin Mehta Composer: Bach; Mozart; Vivaldi In December 1982, to mark the centenary of the Israel ...