New season sees Gil collaborate on Korngold, Bright Sheng premieres, and more, with 20 orchestras on three continents

The 2013-14 season takes Gil to collaborations with the world’s foremost orchestras – from the National Symphony, Chicago Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and San Francisco Symphony to the BBC Symphony, Vienna Philharmonic, Bavarian Radio Symphony, Singapore Symphony, and more – with such preeminent conductors as Zubin Mehta, Michael Tilson Thomas, Mariss Jansons, John … Read more

Gil’s summer continues with high profile performances of the Sibelius and Tchaikovsky concertos.

Gil takes two towering masterworks of the violin literature to the nation’s foremost orchestras this summer, performing Sibelius’s Violin Concerto with the New York Philharmonic (July 26), Philadelphia Orchestra (Aug 7), and Boston Symphony (Aug 9), as well as playing Tchaikovsky’s with both the Cleveland Orchestra (Aug 3) and Chicago Symphony (Aug 4). These high-profile engagements continue a busy summer that included the release of Gil’s new album, Nigunim: … Read more

Summertime is Aspen Time!

Every year Gil spends the majority of his summer season in Aspen, Colorado, making music and collaborating with dear friends at the Aspen Music Festival.  This year is no different, starting on July 3, when Gil joins Gramophone Award-winning period performance expert Nicholas McGegan for Bach’s A-minor concerto.  Gil returns on July 19, performing Max … Read more

WQXR broadcasts Gil and Orli Shaham Live from the Greene Space this Sunday, June 30 at 8pm

Gil & Orli Shaham’s conversation and performance taped live at New York’s Greene Space, will air this Sunday, June 30 at 8pm on WQXR, New York’s beloved classical music radio station. Hosted by Elliott Forrest, the evening included a lively discussion of the sibling’s new CD, “Nigunim: Hebrew Melodies”, performances of several selections from the recording … Read more

Gil brings “Violin Concertos of the 1930s” to San Francisco and Kansas City

Recognized as “one of the most imaginative programming concepts in years” (Musical America), Gil’s long-term exploration of iconic “Violin Concertos of the 1930s” was conceived when he realized how many outstanding 20th-century violin concertos derived from that fateful decade.  On May 31-June 2, Gil revisits Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto (“To the Memory of an Angel”), … Read more

Nigunim now available for digital download

Nigunim: Hebrew Melodies, Gil and Orli Shaham’s new release, is now available for digital download on The album features works by Ernest Bloch, John Williams, and the premiere recording of Avner Dorman’s Nigunim, commissioned by the Shahams and the 92nd Street Y. Click here to purchase.

Gil and Orli Shaham present “Nigunim: Hebrew Melodies” at WQXR’s Greene Space in New York

On April 15, Gil and Orli Shaham celebrate the upcoming release of their new CD, Nigunim: Hebrew Melodies,  in a evening of performance and conversation with New York’s classical music station and host Elliott Forrest.  This special event will take place at WQXR’s performance studio, the Greene Space, in downtown Manhattan, and will be presented … Read more

Gil brings Mozart’s “Turkish” concerto to the Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Gil returns to Toronto this spring when he joins the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Peter Oundjian on April 17 and 18 for Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5, “the Turkish”.   The New York Times has praised Gil’s interpretation of Mozart’s work as “sweet-toned and trim, every phrase crisply articulated and thoughtfully shaped.” Click here for tickets and more information.