Gil Shaham, violin, and Akira Eguchi, piano come to Washington University for another installment of the Great Artists Series.
Gil Shaham is one of the foremost violinists of our time: his flawless technique combined with his inimitable warmth and generosity of spirit has solidified his renown as an American master. Mr. Shaham has more than two dozen concerto and solo CDs to his name, earning multiple Grammys, a Grand Prix du Disque, Diapason d’Or, and Gramophone Editor’s Choice.
As an active composer, Mr. Eguchi’s arrangements of Gershwin Piano Selections were published from Zen-On publishing company, and the piano trio version of Faure’s “Après un rêve” was published from International Music Company. He was a faculty member at CUNY Brooklyn College till spring of 2011. Currently, he lives in New York and Tokyo, serving as an Associate Professor at Tokyo University of the Arts. He also teaching at Senzoku-Gakuen Music College in Japan as a guest professor.
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