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OFJCC Presents "Gil Shaham, Violin and Akira Eguchi, Piano"

Oshman Family JCC

Oshman Family JCC OFJCC Presents

The Oshman Family JCC presents Gil Shaham, one of today’s preeminent violinists ("The New York Times"), and renowned pianist Akira Eguchi for an evening of magnificent music. Grammy Award-winning Shaham’s flawless technique combined with his inimitable warmth and generosity of spirit have solidified his renown as an American music master and won him the title of "Musical America’s" “Instrumentalist of the Year.” Highly acclaimed pianist Eguchi has been featured in numerous tours around the world, visiting the United States, Europe, China, and countless other countries, performing recitals and concerts with many of those countries’ premiere ensembles. The duo will treat audience members to pieces from Johann Sebastian Bach, César Franck, Fritz Kreisler, and more in a night of extraordinary compositions performed by two of the world’s leading classical musicians.

Tickets and more information available at https://paloaltojcc.org/shaham or by calling (650) 223-8649.

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Program

Fritz Kreisler

Praeludium and Allegro (In the Style of Pugnani)

Scott Wheeler

The Singing Turk: Sonata #2 for Violin and Piano; Sù la sponda; O vous, que Mars rend invincible; In Italia

Avner Dorman

Nigunim (Sonata No. 3), Adagio religioso, Scherzo, Adagio, Presto

Johann Sebastian Bach

Partita No. 3 in E major for solo violin, BWV 1006; Loure; Gavotte en Rondeau; Menuet I, Menuet II; Bourrée; Gigue

César Franck

Sonata in A Major C, Allegretto ben moderato, Allegro molto, Recitativo-Fantasia: Ben moderato, Allegretto poco mosso

Performers

Gil Shaham

Violinist