Perlman once again comes to Istanbul
ISTANBULWorld renowned Israeli-American violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman will once again be in Istanbul for a concert on May 28 at Zorlu Center PSM. Perlman previously performed two sold-out concerts in the city in 2013 and 2014.
Perlman has received four Emmy Awards and 15 Grammy awards. Another of Perlman’s achievements is his collaboration with film score composer John Williams in Steven Spielberg’s Academy Award-winning film “Schindler’s List,” in which he performed the violin solos.
In addition to his many orchestral and recital appearances throughout the world, Perlman performs as conductor with leading orchestras. He was the music adviser of the St. Louis Symphony from 2002 to 2004, and he was the principal guest conductor of the Detroit Symphony from 2001 to 2005. The artist has performed as conductor with the New York Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Boston Symphony, the National Symphony, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and the symphony orchestras of San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Montreal, Atlanta and Toronto, as well as at the Ravinia and OK Mozart festivals.
Internationally, Perlman has conducted the Berlin Philharmonic, the Concertgebouw Orchestra, the London Philharmonic, the English Chamber Orchestra and the Israel Philharmonic. In January 2009, Perlman took part in the inauguration of U.S. President Barack Obama, premiering a piece written for the occasion by John Williams and performing with clarinetist Anthony McGill, pianist Gabriela Montero and cellist Yo-Yo Ma.