December 2020: Last chance for my 2020 solo recital!

While December is pretty still on the concert front (not so much at home!), I am glad to share that the solo recital I recorded in Boston earlier this fall will be presented once more this month for an encore performance! People’s Symphony Concerts will air this program, filled with solo music that got me … Read more

November 2020: Vivaldi with the Philadelphia Orchestra

November is turning out to be a much quieter month than originally planned thanks to the pandemic, but one performance is getting all of my attention! From November 19-22, viewers around the world can watch me as I join the Philadelphia Orchestra as both soloist and conductor (!) for The Four Seasons by Vivaldi! I … Read more

September 2020: Return to Live Orchestra Concerts!

Gil starts this month with a return to the Dreamstage Live platform for a performance of Brahms’s classic clarinet quartet, and this time with more friends (Adele Anthony, Colin and Eric Jacobsen, and Anthony McGill). The rest of the month he’s gearing up for his first return to the orchestral stage in over 6 months! … Read more

August 2020: Bard & Dreamstage Live

After months of relative calm, it’s refreshing to have some big news to share!  I am honored to announce that I will join the conservatory faculty at Bard College together with my wife, the wonderful violinist Adele Anthony. Beyond performing, we both look forward to private teaching, chamber music coaching, and master classes at this … Read more

July 2020: Gilharmonic Continues, Tanglewood & Santa Fe Performances

The Gilharmonic on Violinist.com continues to be a highlight for Gil as this summer without usual concerts and festivals continues. Called “the happiest hour of violin talk online,” the weekly show hosted by Gil and editor Laurie Niles on Sundays at 2pm EDT has featured guests including young Suzuki violinists, students at top conservatories, esteemed … Read more

June 2020: Gilharmonic on Violinist.com and Virtual Gala with the Israel Philharmonic

Gil’s virtual collaborations continue in month 3 of quarantine! In addition to being featured on The Orchestra of the America’s SoundPost podcast on June 2 (here), Gil launched a new weekly collaboration this month with editor Laurie Niles called the Gilharmonic on Violinist.com. Beginning Sunday, June 14 at 2pm EST, this program will feature Gil … Read more

May 2020: Concerts at Home and Playing with Friends

In the absence of live concerts, Gil has been enjoying new collaborations at home. In addition to making music with violinist Adele Anthony at home, Gil’s May pursuits include more video fun with Colin and Eric Jacobsen (see Facebook page for their Bach and Mozart renditions), a live-streamed interview with pianist Lise de la Salle, … Read more

April 2020: Time to make the most of this situation!

While Gil’s live performance calendar was sadly cleared along with the rest of the performance world, several major orchestras have opened their archives to deliver free, high-quality content. This includes the Berlin Philharmonic’s Digital Concert Hall featuring Gil’s performance of the Elgar Violin Concerto and the Philadelphia Orchestra’s virtual platform with Gil’s interpretation of the … Read more