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

March 2020: US Recitals & European Concertos

Gil’s first recitals of 2020 have arrived! Gil and his loyal pianist collaborator Akira Eguchi give their first recitals in Orange, CA and Santa Fe, NM, and reunite at the end of the month for a recital in Madison, WI. In between, Gil travels to Europe for performances of the Dvořák Violin Concerto with the … Read more

February 2020: Celebrating Birthdays with Orchestra

February is a birthday-filled month for Gil, and not just to celebrate his own! The month starts with performances of the Mendelssohn Concerto together with the Orchestre de Paris and Christoph Eschenbach in celebration of the Maestro’s 80th birthday. Gil then performs the February-born composer’s concerto again with the Luzerner Sinfonieorchester and conductor James Gaffigan … Read more

January 2020: Dallas, Baltimore, & Lunar Celebrations in NYC

Happy New Year everyone! Gil is excited to kick off 2020 with three of the great American orchestras. Gil first returns to the Dallas Symphony to perform the Dvořák Concerto, then heads to Baltimore and Bethesda to perform the Mendelssohn Concerto with the Baltimore Symphony. To conclude the month, Gil takes part in the New … Read more

December 2019: Brahms, Bartók, & Brussels

Gil begins this month with a warm escape to Houston! While his performance of the Brahms concerto marks his another friendly return (his 12th visit, in fact!) with the orchestra, this month is particularly special as the symphony revives its chamber music series with symphony musicians and features Gil on the Brahms Clarinet Quintet (December … Read more