New season sees Gil collaborate on Korngold, Bright Sheng premieres, and more, with 20 orchestras on three continents

Screen Shot 2013-09-03 at 3.47.50 PMThe 2013-14 season takes Gil to collaborations with the world’s foremost orchestras – from the National Symphony, Chicago Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and San Francisco Symphony to the BBC Symphony, Vienna Philharmonic, Bavarian Radio Symphony, Singapore Symphony, and more – with such preeminent conductors as Zubin Mehta, Michael Tilson Thomas, Mariss Jansons, John Adams, and James Conlon, in repertoire ranging from the concertos of Brahms and Tchaikovsky to 20th-century classics by Bartók, Berg, Prokofiev, and Korngold; the film music of John Williams; and the world, Asian, and European premieres of a new commission from Bright Sheng. Beyond the concert hall, the master violinist – named Musical America’s “Instrumentalist of the Year” – gives his signature solo Bach recitals on tour in the U.S. and Italy in anticipation of his next recording project. Visit Gil’s schedule for a full list of performances.

Gil’s summer continues with high profile performances of the Sibelius and Tchaikovsky concertos.

Gil takes two towering masterworks of the violin literatureSibelius photo to the nation’s foremost orchestras this summer, performing Sibelius’s Violin Concerto with the New York Philharmonic (July 26), Philadelphia Orchestra (Aug 7), and Boston Symphony (Aug 9), as well as playing Tchaikovsky’s with both the Cleveland Orchestra (Aug 3) and Chicago Symphony (Aug 4). These high-profile engagements continue a busy summer that included the release of Gil’s new album, Nigunim: Hebrew Melodies, and his annual residency at the Aspen Music Festival.



Summertime is Aspen Time!

Every year Gil spends the majority of his summer season in media_art_thumbnails_Aspen_Logo_NewAspen, Colorado, making music and collaborating with dear friends at the Aspen Music Festival.  This year is no different, starting on July 3, when Gil joins Gramophone Award-winning period performance expert Nicholas McGegan for Bach’s A-minor concerto.  Gil returns on July 19, performing Max Bruch’s romantic Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Aspen Chamber Symphony under Ludovic Morlot.  His Aspen season wraps up on July 24 in a special recital of Bach’s complete Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin. Click here for more information.