Gil Shaham

Biography

One of the most celebrated violinists of our time, Gil Shaham defines a sound based on a mixture of flawless technique and an inimitable warmth that have solidified his legacy as a virtuoso, with a broad discography that covers over 30 recordings in which we find many award-winning works.

This reputation has led him to perform in the world’s most renowned concert halls and prestigious festivals. He also performs regularly with top orchestras like the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Vienna Philharmonic, the Berlin Philharmonic, the Bavarian Radio Symphony, the Dresden Staatskapelle, the Israel Philharmonic and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, among others.

In addition to his many orchestral engagements, Gil Shaham is an avid recitalist, chamber musician, and proponent of new works. He regularly collaborates with musical colleagues: composersWilliam Bolcom, Bright Sheng and Avner Dorman; pianists Yefim Bronfman, Akira Eguchi and sister Orli Shaham; cellists Truls Mørk and Lynn Harrell and his wife, violinist Adele Anthony.

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