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.

Gil “works his magic” at Aspen Music Festival

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.

Finally back in London!

After filming at the Southbank Centre for a virtual performance last spring, Gil is thrilled to be back there for an in-person performance at Royal Festival Hall with the Philharmonia Orchestra on April 7. You can find more details about the performance here.

Italian Adventures

Gil has several exciting performances ahead throughout the beautiful country of Italy! Gil will perform the Brahms concerto on March 17 and 19 with Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini in Parma, and then on March 24 with Fondazione Lirico Sinfonica Petruzzelli. For his final Italian visit of the season, Gil will perform his solo violin recital at … Read more

Beethoven in Orlando & Madison

Gil will perform the beloved Beethoven Concerto twice this month! He performs the work first with the Orlando Philharmonic, conducted by friend and Music Director Eric Jacobsen, on March 5. Gil then returns to Madison, WI for the second time this season (following December’s solo recital) to perform the work with the Madison Symphony March … Read more

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

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!