Universally recognized among today’s top performing artists, Vadim Gluzman breathes new life and passion into the golden era of the 19th and 20th centuries‘ violin tradition. Gluzman's wide repertoire embraces new music, and his performances are heard around the world through live broadcasts and a striking catalogue of award-winning recordings exclusively for the BIS label.
The Israeli violinist performs with the world's leading orchestras and conductors, including Tugan Sokhiev with the Berlin Philharmonic, Boston Symphony and Orchestre de Paris, Neeme Järvi with the Chicago Symphony and Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Riccardo Chailly with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Gewandhaus Orchestra and Gothenburg Symphony, and with the Cleveland Orchestra under the direction of Hannu Lintu and Mikhail Jurowski. He performs at Ravinia, Tanglewood, Grant Park, Colmar and the North Shore Chamber Music Festival, which he founded in 2011.
Highlights of the 23/24 season include performances with the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Juraj Valcuha, the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andris Poga, the BBC Symphony Orchestra with Sakari Oramo, the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Santtu-Matias Rouvali, and the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Michael Sanderling, as well as projects with the Hamburg State Ballet, together with Angela Yoffe and Ani Aznavoorian, and concerts with his duo partner Evgeny Sinaiski. Vadim Gluzman continues to lead performances with the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra in Columbus, Ohio, where he serves as Creative Partner and Principal Guest Artist.
„I have heard some tremendous versions over the years […] but Gluzman pushed aside any others and claimed ownership, in the Heifetz mode — brilliant but serious, delivered with absolute mastery.”Seen and Heard International, Mark Sebastian Jordan, May 2019
Gluzman has premiered works by Sofia Gubaidulina, Moritz Eggert, Giya Kancheli, Elena Firsova, Pēteris Vasks, Michael Daugherty and Lera Auerbach. In the current season, he will perform the European premiere of Erkki-Sven Tüür's 3rd Violin Concerto with the HR Radio Orchestra Frankfurt.
Accolades for his extensive discography include the Diapason d’Or of the Year, Gramophone’s Editor’s Choice, Classica magazine’s Choc de Classica award, and Disc of the Month by The Strad, BBC Music Magazine and ClassicFM.
Distinguished Artist in Residence at the Peabody Conservatory, where he teaches a selected group of young violinists, Gluzman performs on the legendary 1690 ‘ex-Leopold Auer’ Stradivari, on extended loan through the Stradivari Society of Chicago.
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