GALA 2017 - ITZHAK PERLMAN - 3/4/17
Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 8:00 pm
Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician.
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Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, he is treasured by audiences throughout the world who respond not only to his remarkable artistry, but also to his irrepressible joy in making music. Born in Israel in 1945, Mr. Perlman completed his initial training at the Academy of Music in Tel Aviv.
He came to New York and soon was propelled into the international arena, going on to receive more than a dozen Grammys and numerous Emmys in his career. He has collaborated on film scores for Schindler’s List and Memoirs of a Geisha, and added “Excerpts from Fiddler on the Roof” to Broadway’s newest cast recording.
Itzhak Perlman has appeared with every major orchestra and in recitals and festivals around the world. He is truly an ambassador for music making.