Gil Shaham http://wrti.org en Gil Shaham And When The World 'Got Much Smaller, Much Faster' http://wrti.org/post/gil-shaham-and-when-world-got-much-smaller-much-faster <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZciu9vFJwY</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 21:00:00 +0000 NPR StaffNPR Music 7033 at http://wrti.org Gil Shaham And When The World 'Got Much Smaller, Much Faster' The Philadelphia Orchestra's First Live Radio Broadcast In 13 Years: An Encore On August 18th, 2 PM http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestras-first-live-radio-broadcast-13-years-encore-august-18th-2-pm <p style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">Join us this Sunday at 2 pm for a very special treat. It's the Philadelphia Orchestra's May 24th&nbsp;<strong>LIVE broadcast </strong>of a concert tribute to the Orchestra’s former Music Director Wolfgang Sawallisch. This was the first live Philadelphia Orchestra broadcast in 13 years, and a memorable event it was, featuring a performance by violinist <strong>Gil Shaham</strong> of the <strong>Brahms Violin Concerto.</strong> Yannick Nézet-Séguin is on the podium.</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 18:57:18 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6321 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra's First Live Radio Broadcast In 13 Years: An Encore On August 18th, 2 PM The Strad: Great Or Just Very Good? http://wrti.org/post/strad-great-or-just-very-good <p></p><p>Nearly 300 years after the death of Antonio Stadivarius, the classical music world is paying up more and more millions for his violins. &nbsp;And audiences attend concerts advertised more for their instruments than those playing them.</p><p>The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns asks: should fiddles be calling the tunes?</p><p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 10:33:58 +0000 David Patrick Stearns 6215 at http://wrti.org The Strad: Great Or Just Very Good? New York Philharmonic: Gilbert, Shaham, and Rachmaninoff on ENCORE! http://wrti.org/post/new-york-philharmonic-gilbert-shaham-and-rachmaninoff-encore <p>Alan Gilbert conducts this week's New York Philharmonic concert. Gil Shaham is guest soloist for the Violin Concerto by Samuel Barber. &nbsp;We'll also hear Sergei Rachmaninoff's&nbsp;final orchestral work, the Symphonic Dances.&nbsp; The concert opens with a contemporary work by American composer Steven Stucky. <strong>Sunday, January 6th, 3 to 5 pm.</strong></p><p><strong>Program:</strong><br>Steven Stucky: <em>Symphony</em></p><p>
Barber: Violin Concerto, Op. 14
</p><p>Rachmaninoff: <em>Symphonic Dances</em></p> Sun, 06 Jan 2013 14:09:12 +0000 Jack Moore 4946 at http://wrti.org New York Philharmonic: Gilbert, Shaham, and Rachmaninoff on ENCORE! Violinist Gil Shaham And A Love Story For All Time http://wrti.org/post/violinist-gil-shaham-and-love-story-all-time <p>On this week&#39;s <em>Crossover</em>, you&#39;ll hear the story behind <em>The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto</em>. WRTI&#39;s Jill Pasternak speaks with the world-famous violinist Gil Shaham about his recording of the highly acclaimed work, which is an orchestral adaptation of a popular Chinese legend.</p> Sat, 04 Aug 2012 15:30:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 4222 at http://wrti.org Violinist Gil Shaham And A Love Story For All Time New York Philharmonic: Gil Shaham, Beethoven, and Hartman http://wrti.org/post/new-york-philharmonic-gil-shaham-beethoven-and-hartman <p>On<strong> Sunday, April 15th from 3 to 5 pm</strong> tune in to hear works by Beethoven and Hartman, with violinist Gil Shaham (soloist) and conductor David Zinman on the podium.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>PROGRAM:</strong></p><p>Beethoven: Symphony No. 1<br />Hartmann: <em>Concerto funèbre </em>for Solo Violin and String Orchestra<br />Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, &quot;Eroica&quot;<br /><br /><a href="http://nyphil.org/attend/broadcasts/index.cfm?page=broadcastDetail&amp;broadcastKey=375" target="_blank"><strong>More information about the program</strong></a></p> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 13:01:02 +0000 WRTI Staff 3766 at http://wrti.org New York Philharmonic: Gil Shaham, Beethoven, and Hartman Gil Shaham: violinist http://wrti.org/post/gil-shaham-violinist <p>Jill Pasternak speaks with the world-famous violinist about his recording of <em>The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto</em>, an orchestral adaptation of a popular Chinese legend.</p> <p>Written in 1959 by composers Chen Gang and He Zhanhao while they were students at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, <em>The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto </em>premiered in the same year featuring renowned violinist Yu Lina. Although instantly popular, the concerto was banned by the Communist regime during the Cultural Revolution and the composers were jailed.</p> <p>An operatic interpretation of <em>The Butterfly Lovers</em> will be performed in Beijing during the 2008 Olympic festivities.</p> Sat, 02 Aug 2008 14:16:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 2002 at http://wrti.org Gil Shaham: violinist