Universally recognized among today’s top performing artists, Vadim Gluzman brings life to the glorious violinistic tradition of the 19th and 20th centuries. 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 appears regularly with world’s leading orchestras and conductors. Some notable collaborations include performances with Tugan Sokhiev and the Berlin Philharmonic, Boston and Chicago Symphony, under Riccardo Chailly with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and the Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig, with Neeme Järvi and the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, and the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as with the Cleveland Orchestra under the batons of Hannu Lintu and Michail Jurowski.
Vadim Gluzman is a regular guest at international festivals and has founded the North Shore Chamber Music Festival in Chicago, together with pianist Angela Yoffe, his wife and recital partner.
Highlights of the 2020/21 season include performances with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse under Tugan Sokhiev, the Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin with Santtu-Matias Rouvali, the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra with Kirill Karabits, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra with David Afkham and the Basel Symphony Orchestra under Aziz Shokakimov. As Play Lead Vadim Gluzman appears with the Beethoven Orchestra Bonn and the ProMusica Chamber Orchestras in Columbus, Ohio, where he continues his work as Artistic Advisor and Principal Guest Artist of the Chamber Music Series.
„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 • Mai 2019
Gluzman has premiered and recorded important works by composers such as Elena Firsova, Giya Kancheli, Sofia Gubaidulina, Pēteris Vasks and Michael Daughertys, most recently by Lera Auerbach.
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, ClassicFM, and others.
Gluzman serves as Distinguished Artist in Residence at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore and performs on the legendary 1690 ‘ex-Leopold Auer’ Stradivari on extended loan to him through the generosity of the Stradivari Society of Chicago.
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