Following his performances of Scott Wheeler’s Isolation Rag throughout the early months of Covid, Gil is thrilled to premiere a new concerto, “Birds of America”, by the composer together with The Orchestra Now and conductor Leon Botstein. The concerto will have its world premiere at TON’s Bard College base November 12-13, followed by a performance … Read more
Gil reunites with his dear friend Michael Tilson Thomas at the New York Philharmonic November 4-7. These performances will feature the Berg Concerto that Gil recently recorded with MTT and the San Francisco Symphony. Learn more here.
As an exciting follow-up to Gil’s performance with conductor Sergey Smbatyan in Dubai, he will perform the same program of the Brahms Violin Concerto and Shor’s “Seascapes” with Maestro Smbatyan and the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra in Yerevan on October 23. This marks Gil’s first time in Armenia…two new countries in just 6 weeks!
Gil returns to Strathmore in the Washington, DC suburbs on October 16 and 17 for a performance of the Beethoven Violin Concerto with the National Philharmonic and conductor Piotr Gajewski. While Gil is in town he will also give a master class to students at Baltimore School of the Arts. Learn more about the National … Read more
Gil travels to Luxembourg next week for a performance of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with Solistes Européens Luxembourg under the direction of Christoph König. What a joy to be traveling throughout Europe again…see you on the 20th!
Gil travels to Romania in a few weeks to give the Romanian premiere of Brahms’s violin Concerto with the Rotterdam Philharmonisch Orkest with music director Lahav Shani. This performance will take place as part of the George Enescu Festival, and Gil plans to include some Enescu touches to his performance (stay tuned on Gil’s Facebook … Read more
Gil will make his first ever visit to the United Arab Emirates in early September as part of the InClassica International Music Festival. Performing at the Dubai Opera on September 6, Gil will perform the Brahms Violin Concerto and Shor’s “Seascapes” with the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Sergey Smbatyan.
Gil was overjoyed to return to Aspen, where—until last year’s pandemic hiatus—he has been featured annually. He performed the Barber Violin Concerto on August 1 with the Aspen Festival Orchestra, and according to a review in the Aspen Times, “inspired music director Robert Spano’s best conducting this summer.” Read more here.
Concluding this unusual season, during which Gil appeared twice in virtual programs with the Philadelphia Orchestra (both still available online!), Gil will appear in-person with the orchestra as it resumes its annual residency at the Bravo! Vail Music Festival. Gil will perform Bologne’s Violin Concerto No. 9 there on July 9 together conductor Nathalie Stutzmann. … Read more
Summer is almost here! I’m honored to kick off the month with a performance together with my wife, violinist Adele Anthony, to celebrate the fantastic Midori for the virtual Kennedy Center Honors. Airing June 4, Adele and I will play Bach’s Double Violin Concerto along with Sarasate’s Navarra, and we hope you can join us! … Read more