Appearances: recitals throughout North America, Europe, and Asia with Akira Eguchi; Berlin Philharmonic; Boston Symphony; Chicago Symphony; Israel Philharmonic; Los Angeles Philharmonic; New York Philharmonic; Orchestre de Paris; San Francisco Symphony; multi-year residencies with the Orchestras of Montreal, Stuttgart, and Singapore; 1981 debuts with the Jerusalem Symphony and the Israel Philharmonic

Repertoire: J.S. Bach’s complete sonatas and partitas for solo violin; Violin Concertos of the 1930s, including the works of Barber, Bartok, Berg, Korngold, Prokofiev, and others

Recordings: 1930s Violin Concertos Vol. 2, Grammy nomination; Beethoven and Brahms Concertos with The Knights, 2021; J.S. Bach’s complete sonatas and partitas for solo violin; more than two dozen concerto and solo CDs, many on his label Canary Classics; 1930s Violin Concertos; Virtuoso Violin Works; Elgar’s Violin Concerto; Hebrew Melodies; The Butterfly Lovers

Awards: Multiple Grammy Awards; 2012 Instrumentalist of the Year, Musical America; Grand Prix du Disque; Diapason d’Or; Gramophone Editor’s Choice; Avery Fisher Prize, 2008; Avery Fisher Career Grant, 1990; first prize, Israel’s Claremont Competition, 1982

Faculty: Bard College Conservatory of Music

Education: studied with Samuel Bernstein of the Rubin Academy of Music at age 7; received annual scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation; scholarship student at The Juilliard School; studied at Columbia University

Gil Shaham performed with The Orchestra Now on November 13, 14 & 18, 2021.

Bio: October 2021