US Recital tour featuring Baolcom premiere, and works by Milone and Dorman

A champion of contemporary music, Shaham has recently given life to several new commissions. The centerpiece of his upcoming duo recital tour is the world premiere of Suite No. 2 by William Bolcom, a nine-movement work filled with brilliant musical ideas and emotions: a masterpiece with the profundity and craftsmanship that is characteristic of Bolcom’s … Read more

“Wonderfully fresh” Barber as Gil bring the “concertos of the 1930’s project” to the New York Philharmonic

Now in its fourth season, Gil’s long-term exploration of iconic “Violin Concertos of the 1930s” recently returned to his hometown orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, when Gil performed play Samuel Barber’s example of 1939 under the direction of Alan Gilbert. According to the New York Times, “this vivid and sensitive performance the Barber sounded wonderfully … Read more

Gil’s performance of Mozart’s “Turkish” concerto delights in Seattle and Pittsburgh

With ten concertos planned in the 2012-2013 season, Gil turned to one of his favorite, Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5, “Turkish”, in recent performances with the Seattle and Pittsburgh Symphonies.    “Delight is perhaps the only word strong enough to describe the response that Gil Shaham’s performance evoked in the audience, this critic included,” gushed … Read more