Bruch at the Cleveland Orchestra’s Summer Home

1280px-Blossom_Music_CenterOn August 30, Gil Shaham returns to the Cleveland Orchestra’s Blossom Music Festival in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio for a one-night-only performance of Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 under Edo de Waart. The evening’s program concludes with Mahler’s triumphant Symphony No. 1, “Titan”. More information and tickets can be found here.

Listen to a recording of Gil playing the first movement of Bruch’s first Violin Concerto.

Gil Shaham Joins the Boston Pops for John Williams’ Film Night at Tanglewood

1280px-Tanglewood_Music_Shed_and_Lawn,_Lenox,_MAMaking a return to the Tanglewood Music Center on August 22, Gil takes part in a program devoted to the movie scores of John Williams, including Jurassic ParkJaws, and Star Wars. Conductor Keith Lockhart has stepped in to replace the composer himself, who unfortunately was forced to cancel due to a back ailment. Guest conductor David Newman will also lead a salute to Paramount Pictures featuring music from films including Forrest GumpSunset BoulevardSabrina, and The Godfather.

Tickets and more information about the performance can be found here.

A summer of Bach, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky and Bruch

This summer Gil tours the United States, performing some of the most beautiful and iconic violin concertos. In July, as he does every summer, Gil returns to the Aspen Music Festival to play Bach’s Violin Concerto in A minor with the Aspen Chamber Symphony and Jeffrey Kahane. Next, he reunites with Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic for a performance of Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto at the Hollywood Bowl. August brings a visit to Idaho’s Sun Valley Summer Symphony for Tchaikovsky before heading to the Blossom Music Festival for a performance of Bruch with Edo de Waart and The Cleveland Orchestra.

 

For more information about upcoming performances, check out Gil’s full schedule.

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