Gil Shaham pays visits to a series of music festivals this summer, making concerto appearances with major orchestras across the United States. He starts things off at the Aspen Music Festival on July 22 with Roger Sessions’ Violin Concerto with the Aspen Chamber Symphony and Patrick Summers. Next is a stop at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts on August 7, featuring the Brahms Violin Concerto with Pablo Heras-Casado conducting the Orchestra of St. Luke’s.
Gil joins the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and David Zinman at the Ravinia Festival on August 10 for Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2, followed by his interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto five days later with the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra and Charles Dutoit on August 15. While at Tanglewood, Gil also presents an evening of Bach’s complete sonatas and partitas for solo violin on August 17.
To bring his summer season to a close, Gil performs two concerts in California, first at the Hollywood Bowl on August 23 with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Joana Carneiro, and Korngold’s Violin Concerto, and then at La Jolla Summeriest, joining the Summerfest Chamber Orchestra and James Conlon on August 26 for Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2.