This month sees Gil Shaham’s first performances as 2013-14 Artist-in-Residence at Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

This November sees Avery Fisher Prize-winnerNews-5 Gil Shaham launch a season-long partnership with Germany’s Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (BRSO). As the Grammy Award-winning orchestra’s 2013-14 Artist-in-Residence, the American master violinist will take part in multiple chamber and orchestral concerts, both in Munich and on an international tour. Over the course of three intimate evenings with the BRSO Soloists, he will perform Bach’s complete oeuvre for solo violin alongside chamber works by Prokofiev and Richard Danielpour (Nov 26), Mendelssohn’s Octet (Feb 17), and Brahms’s Clarinet Quintet (June 23). In the concert hall, he will join the orchestra for Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto under Stéphane Denève (Nov 28), Bartók’s Second with Yannick Nézet-Séguin (June 26 & 27), and Berg’s Violin Concerto conducted by BRSO Chief Conductor Mariss Jansons, for two dates in Munich (Jan 16 & 17) and on tour in Paris (Jan 18) and at New York’s Carnegie Hall (May 18).