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81. University Of Alabama News
UA Celebrity Series Presents violinist gil shaham. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. Internationally-acclaimed violinist gil shaham, known for combining
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(205) 348-8320 (fax) UA Celebrity Series Presents Violinist Gil Shaham TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Internationally-acclaimed violinist Gil Shaham, known for combining musical warmth and elegance with powerful technique, perform at The University of Alabama at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Moody Music Building Concert Hall. The performance is part of the 1997-98 Celebrity Series, sponsored by the UA School of Music, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Gloria Narramore Moody Foundation. Tickets for the concert are $25 and $30, and are available from the UA School of Music box office, at 205/348-7111. At age 26, Shaham is praised by music critics and leaders of the world's celebrated symphonic ensembles as a veteran virtuoso of the instrument. A Chicago Tribune music critic, after experiencing a Shaham performance wrote, "He seems poised to become the Itzhak Perlman of his generation. There is in Shaham that same facility for reaching out in a very personal and immediate way to an audience through whatever music he happens to be playing." Another reviewer exuded, "With limitless technical resources, he tosses off the most difficult passages as if they were child's play. Few if any living violinists are as comfortable as Shaham in such a broad spectrum of repertoire."

82. Press & News - Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
GRAMMY® AWARDWINNING violinist gil shaham PERFORMS APR. 2 3 shaham to Play Beethoven Concerto; Music by Bart³k, JS Bach also Featured.
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83. Houston Symphony
violinist Philip Quint Replaces gil shaham for the Houston Symphony Russian Fireworks Classical Concert. Media Contacts Denise Furlough 713238-1494.
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85. The Chamber Music Society Of Lincoln Center
Pictured gil shaham, violinist. February 8, 2004 500 PM at Alice Tully Hall This performance is sold out. Program. Mendelssohn Piano Quartet in F minor, Op.
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gil shaham, a world renowned violinist gives a refreshing performance that, together with the Orpheus Orchestra, make this one of the bestselling Four Seasons
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88. Philadelphia Inquirer 04/17/2004 Violinist S Down-to-earth
violinist s downto-earth brilliance. are periodic visitors - Christian Tetzlaff and Gidon Kremer - and a third arrived Thursday night gil shaham, who played
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89. News
and Spain. violinist gil shaham joins the Orchestra for six performances of Brahms s Violin Concerto. Christoph Eschenbach s first
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Christoph Eschenbach leads Philadelphia Orchestra's 2004 European Tour - his first with Philadelphia Three week tour encompasses 14 concerts in ten cities across eight countries (Philadelphia, March 10, 2004)
Music Director Christoph Eschenbach leads The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2004 European Tour , his first with Philadelphia, May 10 - May 30, 2004 . Concluding a critically acclaimed first season as music director of The Philadelphia Orchestra, Mr. Eschenbach leads the Philadelphians in 14 concerts in ten cities, visiting France, Germany, Austria, England, the Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, and Spain. Violinist Gil Shaham joins the Orchestra for six performances of Brahms's Violin Concerto.
"To be bringing The Philadelphia Orchestra to Europe for our first tour together gives me great pleasure," said Christoph Eschenbach. "My partnership with these world-renowned musicians is a joy and we look forward to sharing our musical experiences with new audiences around the world."
Said Joseph H. Kluger, president of The Philadelphia Orchestra Association, "As a cultural ambassador for the Philadelphia region, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the United States, The Philadelphia Orchestra is proud to tour for the first time with our new music director, Christoph Eschenbach. We are grateful to the sponsors whose help is so critical to the financing of these tours. We are also delighted to partner once again with the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau in demonstrating to European audiences what a wonderful place Philadelphia is to visit and do business."

90. National Arts Centre - Centre National Des Arts
Ottawa, Canada violinist gil shaham, internationally recognized by audiences and noted critics as one of today s most virtuosic and engaging classical
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91. The Holland Sentinel: Entertainment: Violinist Shaham Explores Music For Hallowe
NEW YORK For Halloween, gil shaham will be the violinist from hell. In time for the holiday, he s put out a CD titled Devil s Dance. .
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Violinist Gil Shahan poses with his instrument in New York, Sept. 1, 2000. Shahan's new CD, "Devil's Dance" on Universal Classics, is made up of music aimed at Halloween. The AP Violinist Shaham explores music for Halloween
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Associated Press writer NEW YORK For Halloween, Gil Shaham will be the violinist from hell. In time for the holiday, he's put out a CD titled "Devil's Dance." "We're trying to go for the satanic cult audience with this one," he jokes. While the Stradivarius and Satan don't quite go together like soup and sandwich, the 29-year-old classical music star feels the combination isn't such a stretch. Just look at literature and the movies, he suggests. "Do you remember Jack Nicholson as the devil in 'The Witches of Eastwick,' playing a violin with smoke coming out of the instrument?" Shaham asks, adding: "Shakespeare says the devil rides on fiddle sticks. "I know the stories about Paganini, that he'd come to town and seduce some women, kill them and use their guts to string his violin and perform the next night. Of course I don't believe it. He must have promoted it, like some of today's pop stars being outlandish. Talk about a bad-boy image!"

92. News
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RIME receives IDEAS grant from NASA RIME has received an IDEAS grant from the Space Telescope Science Institute at NASA (i.e. the Hubble people) to develop a science version of our Concert Curriculum. Culminating performances will be called “An Orchestra’s Guide To The Universe,” and feature a plot in which a young person’s imagined voyage through the universe will interrupt an otherwise normal concert. Modeled after the original Concert Curriculum, imagination sequences will be filled with material and performances students have prepared through interdisciplinary curricular units in science and music. The unprecedented collaboration will include RIME Founder and Director Arthur Bloom, Dr. Ilana Harrus, an astronomer at Goddard Space Flight Center/NASA, science educators and writers David S. Wood, a recipient of the National Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching, and Margaret T. Pennock, and Professor Hiro Yoshikawa, a nationally-recognized expert in program evaluation. RIME adds a Board of Special Advisors The David Stern who joins our Board of Special Advisors to assist in organization and management is a different David Stern who is a conductor and sits on our Board of Advisors. Both David Sterns have known each other for years and, to the best of our knowledge, neither is commissioner of the NBA.

93. Shaham's Stradivarius Diabolically Powerful
By Janelle Gelfand The Cincinnati Enquirer. violinist gil shaham is a musicians musician with a dash of the devil. When he began
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Sunday, May 4, 2003 Shaham's Stradivarius diabolically powerful
By Janelle Gelfand
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Violinist Gil Shaham is a musicians' musician - with a dash of the devil. When he began to fly in Ravel's Tzigane - the diabolical showpiece for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Friday night - you didn't want to miss a note of his breathtaking display. The irrepressible American-Israeli violinist was soloist in the Ravel, as well as Stravinsky's Violin Concerto in D Major, for the CSO's season-concluding program in Music Hall. Music director emeritus Jesus Lopez-Cobos made a return visit to conduct Dvorak's little-played Symphony No. 3 and Cesar Franck's Morc eau symphonique Stravinsky's neo-classical concerto is not of the romantic, virtuoso kind usually heard at the symphony. It is more like chamber music - lean and witty, with spiky harmonies, angular themes and engaging interplay between orchestral players and soloist. The composer took his cue from Bach. Shaham's phrases in the opening "Toccata" were tongue-in-cheek and decisive, and his "attitude" gave the music bite. The violinist gave a glimpse of his 1699 Stradivarius' sweet, golden tone in the middle two "Aria" movements. The second one, in particular, was lovely for Shaham's seamless, arioso-like phrases, flawless intonation and dialogue with the flutes.

94. 2004-2005 Signature Series
Valery GergievGIL shaham, violinist Sunday, April 3, 2005. Since his celebrated London Symphony Orchestra debut in 1989 on 24 hours
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Presented by CAPA in association with Opera Columbus A groundbreaking opera by George and Ira Gershwin that debuted in 1935, Porgy and Bess tells the story of Porgy, who witnesses a murder, and his budding relationship with Bess, the murderer's girlfriend. The opera, based on a mid-1920's novel by DuBose Heyward, weaves a tale of prejudice, pride, love, and tragedy into a memorable jazz and blues-influenced score, featuring Gershwin standards like "Summer Time," "I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'," and "It Ain't Necessarily So." DENYCE GRAVES, mezzo-soprano

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