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Vadim Gluzman’s extraordinary artistry brings back to life the glorious violinistic tradition of the 19th and 20th centuries. His wide repertoire embraces contemporary music and his perfoarmances 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 major orchestras such as the Chicago Symphony, London Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic, London Symphony, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Munich Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra and NHK Symphony; and with leading conductors including Neeme Järvi, Michael Tilson Thomas, Andrew Litton, Marek Janowski, Itzhak Perlman, Tugan Sokhiev, Paavo Järvi, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Hannu Lintu and Peter Oundjian. His festival appearances include Verbier, Ravinia, Lockenhaus, Pablo Casals, Colmar, Jerusalem, and the North Shore Chamber Music Festival in Northbrook, Illinois, which was founded by Gluzman and pianistAngela Yoffe, his wife and long-standing recital partner.

In this 2013-14 season, Mr. Gluzman begins a new collaboration as Creative Partner and Principal Guest Artist of the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra in Columbus, Ohio. As Artist of the Year with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, he performs a series of three concerts with conductor Andrew Litton, which will result in a new album of concertos by Shostakovich and Gubaidulina. In the United States Vadim is making his début with the Philadelphia Orchestra under Tugan Sokhiev, and in the United Kingdom, Gluzman’s highly anticipated Wigmore Hall recital follows last year’s acclaimed Proms début.
Vadim Gluzman has given live and recorded premieres of works by composers such as Giya Kancheli, Peteris Vasks, Lera Auerbach and Sofia Gubaidulina. In recent seasons, he has given the UK premieres of Michael Daugherty’s Fire and Blood concerto with the London Symphony Orchestra under Kristjan Järvi; and of Balys Dvarionas’s Violin Concerto with the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Thomas Søndergard.

Mr. Gluzman’s latest CD features Sergey Prokofiev’s Sonatas No. 1 and 2 as well as three transcriptions from Romeo and Juliet. Accolades for his extensive discography under the exclusive contract with BIS Records include the Diapason d’Or of the Year, Gramophone’s Editor’s Choice, Classica Magazine’s esteemed Choc de Classica award, and Disc of the Month by The Strad, BBC Music Magazine, ClassicFM, and others.

Born in the former Soviet Union in 1973, Vadim Gluzman began violin studies at age 7. Before moving to Israel in 1990, where he was a student of Yair Kless, he studied with Roman Sne in Latvia and Zakhar Bron in Russia. In the US his teachers were Arkady Fomin and, at the Juilliard School, the late Dorothy DeLay and Masao Kawasaki. Early in his career, Mr. Gluzman enjoyed the encouragement and support of Isaac Stern, and in 1994 he received the prestigious Henryk Szeryng Foundation Career Award. Vadim Gluzman plays the extraordinary 1690 ‘ex-Leopold Auer’ Stradivari, on extended loan to him through the generosity of the Stradivari Society of Chicago.

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Repertoire
Concertos

Alban Berg

Violin Concerto "To the Memory of an Angel"

Alexander Glazunov

Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 82

Alfred Schnittke

Concerto no. 4 for violin

Antonin Dvorak

Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53

Antonio Vivaldi

Concerto for four violins in B minor, RV 580
Concerto for two violins in A minor, RV 522
Concerto in A major, RV 350
Concerto in A major, RV 352 - "Il Ballo"
Concerto in A minor, RV 356
The Four Seasons, Op. 8

Aram Khachaturian

Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 46

Balys Dvarionas

Concerto for violin and orchestra

Benjamin Britten

Violin concerto, Op. 15, No. 1

Camille Saint-Saëns

Havanaise, Op. 83
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso in A minor for Violin and orchestra
Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61

Carl Nielsen

Violin Concerto Op. 33

Dmitry Shostakovich

Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102
Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 99

Edouard Lalo

Symphony Espagnole

Erich Wolfgang Korngold

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35

Ernest Bloch

Baal Shem: 3 pictures of Hassidic life, for violin & piano (or orchestra)

Ernest Chausson

Poeme, Op. 25

Felix Mendelssohn

Concerto in D minor for Violin, Piano and String orchestra
Violin Concerto in D minor
Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64

Franz Joseph Haydn

Violin Concerto No. 1 in C Hob.VIIa
Violin Concerto in G major, Hob. VIIa:4

Henri Vieuxtemps

Concerto no 5

Henryk Wieniawski

Violin Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 22

Johann Sebastian Bach

Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major, BWV 1050
Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043
Violin Concerto No. 2 in E major, BWV 1042
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041

Johannes Brahms

Double Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77

Julius Conus

Concerto for violin in E minor

Karl Goldmark

Concerto in A minor for violin and orchestra

Karol Szymanowski

Concerto no. 2, Op. 61

Leonard Bernstein

Serenade for Violin and strings

Lera Auerbach

Concerto for violin and orchestra, No. 2, Op. 77
Concerto for violin, piano and orchestra, Op. 40

Ludwig van Beethoven

Concerto for Violin og Orchestra in D Major, op. 61
Romance in F Major for violin and orchestra, Op. 50
Romance in G Major, Op. 40
Triple Concerto in C major, Op. 56

Maurice Ravel

Tzigane for Violin and Orchestra

Max Bruch

Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26

Michael Daugherty

Fire and blood for violin and orchestra

Pablo de Sarasate

Carmen Fantasie Op. 25
Zigeunerweisen Op. 20

Peteris Vasks

'Distant Light' - Violin Concerto

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Souvenir dun lieu cher Op. 42
Sèrènade Mèlancolique for violin and orchestra, Op. 26
Valse-scherzo Op. 34
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35

Richard Rodney Bennet

Concerto for violin and orchestra

Samuel Barber

Violin Concerto, Op. 14

Sergej Prokofiev

Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 19
Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63

Sofiya Asgatovna Gubaidulina

In Tempus Praesens
Offertorium

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, KV 216
Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, KV 218
Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, KV 219
Violin Concerto no. 2 in D - Major, KV 211
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