Vadim Gluzman

Creative Partner & Principal Guest Artist

Universally recognized among today’s top performing artists, Vadim Gluzman breathes new life and passion into the golden era of the 19th and 20th centuries‘ violin tradition. Gluzman’s wide repertoire embraces new music, and his performances are heard around the world through live broadcasts and a striking catalogue of award-winning recordings exclusively for the BIS label. Accolades for his extensive discography include the Diapason d’Or of the Year, Gramophone’s Editor’s Choice, Classica magazine’s Choc de Classica award, and Disc of the Month honors from The Strad, BBC Music Magazine, and ClassicFM.

The Israeli violinist appears with world’s leading orchestras and conductors, including performances with Tugan Sokhiev and the Berlin Philharmonic, Boston and Chicago Symphony and Orchestre de Paris; Riccardo Chailly with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and the Gewandhaus Orchestra, as well as with the Cleveland Orchestra under the batons of Hannu Lintu and Michail Jurowski. He appears at Ravinia, Tanglewood, Grant Park, Colmar and the North Shore Chamber Music Festival, which he founded in 2011.

Highlights of the current season include performances with Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and Vassily Petrenko, NHK Symphony Orchestra under Tugan Sokhiev, Staatskapelle Dresden with Omer Meir Wellber, Gothenburg Symphony and Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Bamberg Symphony under Mikko Frank as well as Utah, Kansas City and Detroit Symphonies, Stuttgart Philharmonic, KBS Symphony and the Danish Radio Orchestra among others.

Mr. Gluzman also leads performances with the Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra and the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra in Columbus, Ohio, where he serves as a Creative Partner and Principal Guest Artist.

Gluzman has premiered works by Sofia Gubaidulina, Moritz Eggert, Giya Kancheli, Elena Firsova, Pēteris Vasks, Michael Daugherty and Lera Auerbach. In the upcoming seasons he will introduce new violin concertos by Erkki-Sven Tüür and Joshua Roman.

Distinguished Artist in Residence at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Gluzman plays the legendary 1690 ‘ex-Leopold Auer’ Stradivari on extended loan to him through the generosity of the Stradivari Society of Chicago.

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