Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Gil Shaham: Haydn Violin Concerto No. 1
Gil Shaham performs from the first movement of Haydn's Violin Concerto No. 1 in C major with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Dan Etinger conducting. Joseph Haydyn wrote the piece in the 1760s. Gil Shaham is an Israeli violinist who was born in Urbana, Illinois, in 1971. His parents, both academic scientists, were on fellowship at the University of Illinois. The family returned to Israel when Gil was two.