Brams Celebrations

Gil is delighted to be featured with the first orchestra he ever saw, the Israel Philharmonic, for its 85th Anniversary Gala Concert on February 6. Gil will perform the Brahms Concerto with the orchestra, which he will perform again the following weekend with the Antwerp Symphony.

Gil on Instagram!

After many years on just Facebook and Twitter, Gil has joined the masses and is happy to now have an account on Instagram. Learn more about his happenings on his official page, @GilShaham_Official!

3 weeks, 3 concerti

January 5-6, Gil performs Saint-Saëns’s Violin Concerto No. 3 with Orchestre de Paris and conductor Karina Canellakis!January 14-15, Gil performs Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges’ Violin Concerto Op. 8 No. 2 with the Indianapolis Symphony and conductor Jun Märkl!January 21, Gil performs Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with the Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra and conductor Vladimir Jurowski (and … Read more

GRAMMY Nomination!

The GRAMMYs just announced their annual nominations, and Gil is on the short list for Best Instrumental Solo! This is for Gil’s performances as part of his Beethoven/Brahms recording with The Knights and conductor Eric Jacobsen. Another album featuring Gil, the San Francisco Symphony’s Berg compilation, was also nominated for Best Classical Compendium. We’ll find … Read more

Premiering a New Concerto at Bard & Carnegie Hall

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 & MTT with the New York Phil

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.

First time in Armenia!

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!

Return to Strathmore October 16-17

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

Beethoven in Luxembourg

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!

Romanian Premiere of Brahms Violin Concerto

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