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Itzhak Perlman Dazzles Young Musicians in Winnipeg
Posted Sep 19, 2017 by itzhakperlman

PHIL HOSSACK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman sings a few bars of “Getting to Know You” as he interacts with school kids participating in the Sistema program in Winnipeg.

Onstage rehearsing with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman was focused, his bow moving alternately slow and fast over the strings of his violin. He paused only here and there to discuss small adjustments to the performance with the conductor ahead of the sold-out Saturday evening show.

But after, surrounded by a semicircle of eager young violinists and violists, he was friendly, almost silly. Perlman wanted to know what instrument each boy and girl played, what piece they were working on in orchestra. He joked with them about how young some parents want to start their child on an instrument these days — 17 months, in one case — and told them about the “get to know you” games he likes to use with new orchestras.

Everyone would say their name and their instrument, he said, but also their favourite movie and their favourite ice cream flavour.

“People come up with weird things,” he told them, “like lemon pistachio.”


    Reprinted from the Winnipeg Free Press. Writer: Jane Gerster

2017 Hampton Film Festival’s Opening Night Screening is Doc ‘Itzhak’ | Variety
Posted Aug 30, 2017 by itzhakperlman

“Itzhak,” Alison Chernick’s documentary about famous violinist Itzhak Perlman, will get its world premiere at the 2017 Hamptons International Film Festival, which will open with the movie when the fest kicks off in October as reported by Variety.

The opener is part of a new batch of films added to the festival 25th anniversary lineup. A couple of the premieres center on the most recent presidential election: “11/8/16,” the world premiere of a doc (directed by more than 40 people and produced by Jeff Deutchman) capturing footage from election day around the country; and Onur Tukel’s “The Misogynists,” featuring Dylan Baker and set in a hotel room on election night. READ MORE

Itzhak Perlman performs at “Musicale at the Court”
Posted Aug 15, 2017 by itzhakperlman

Earlier this Summer Supreme Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hosted her bi-annual “Musicale at the Court” with special guests Itzhak Perlman and Rohan De Silva.

Justice John Roberts closed the performance with remarks on how he wanted attendees to read the 10-page Brown vs. Board of Education opinion, it was the anniversary of that decision, according to a Playbooker in attendance.

Brown versus Board of Education (1954) (full name Oliver Brown, et al. v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas) was a Landmark decision by the Supreme Court of the United States.

The Dynamic Duo: Itzhak Perlman violin and Pinchas Zukerman violin/viola Announce Tour
Posted Jul 19, 2017 by itzhakperlman

Two of the greatest violinists of our time – perhaps of all time – is one of the classical season’s hottest ticket.

The two Israeli masters — both graduates of The Julliard School — have performed together since 1977. The two differ in style and temperament but always play together beautifully. They will be performing with pianist and longtime collaborator Rohan De Silva. Program to include Bach, Mozart, Wieniawski and Bartók.

“Perlman and Zukerman are naturally sympatico, and their easy, conversational complicity—and gorgeous combined sound.” —OTTAWA CITIZEN

November 18, 2017 at 7:30pm: New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark NJ
November 19, 2017 at 5pm: Celebrity Series of Boston/Symphony Hall, Boston MA
February 25, 2018 at 8pm: Adrienne Arsht Center/Knight Concert Hall, Miami FL
February 26, 2018 at 8pm: Kravis Center/Dreyfoos Concert Hall, West Palm Beach FL

Itzhak Perlman Returns to the Alys Stephens Center stage
Posted May 10, 2017 by itzhakperlman


Itzhak Perlman returns to the Alys Stephens Center stage as the star of the 2017 VIVA HEALTH Starlight Gala on Sunday, May 21, 2017, 6 PM.

He is treasured by audiences throughout the world who respond not only to his remarkable artistry, but also to his irrepressible joy for making music. Perlman has been honored with 16 Grammy Awards, four Emmy Awards, a Kennedy Center Honor, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, a Genesis Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest honor in 2015. Tickets include a pre-performance cocktail reception. A VIP dinner is also available. To purchase the VIP package, call our Development Office at 205 975 4012. BUY TICKETS