Posts Tagged ‘Itzhak Perlman’

The Klezmatics Photo by Adrian Buckmaster

Rollicking & Rebellious

The Grammy-winning Klezmatics bring their high-energy music to Detroit to help celebrate the JN’s 75th anniversary. The Klezmatics aren’t just the best band in the klezmer vanguard; on a good night, they can rank among the greatest bands on the planet.” And Time Out New York knows what it’s talking about. More than three decades…

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Itzhak Perlman at home


A new documentary shows the personal side of the violin virtuoso. Israeli classical violinist Itzhak Perlman is one of the most revered and celebrated musicians of our time. He is the recipient of 16 Grammy Awards, four Emmy Awards, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and Israel’s Genesis Prize. He’s also a philanthropist, educator, observant Jew…

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Maestro And Humanitarian: Violinist Itzhak Perlman wins the Genesis Prize.

In his book To Heal a Fractured World, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks recalls how renowned Israeli American violinist, conductor and pedagogue Itzhak Perlman came onto the stage at Lincoln Center in New York City to play a violin concerto — presumably something he had done many times before. But as Perlman sat down to play this…

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