Itzhak Perlman

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Itzhak Perlman (Hebrew: יצחק פרלמן‎‎; born August 31, 1945) is an Israeli-American violinist, conductor, and pedagogue. Over the course of his career, Perlman has performed worldwide, and throughout the United States, in venues that have included a State Dinner at the White House honoring Queen Elizabeth II, and a Presidential Inauguration, and he has conducted the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and the Westchester Philharmonic. In 2015, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1995 The Four Seasons / Violin Concertos Vivaldi; London Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Itzhak Perlman 4
1996 À la carte Itzhak Perlman, The Abbey Road Ensemble, Lawrence Foster 1
1997 Classical Zoo Itzhak Perlman 1
1997 Stravinsky: Violin Concerto / Prokofiev: Violin Concerto no. 2 Stravinsky, Prokofiev; Itzhak Perlman, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim 1
1998 Itzhak Perlman's Greatest Hits Itzhak Perlman 1
2000 Violin Concertos Tchaikovsky, Sibelius; Itzhak Perlman, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf 2
2001 Virtuoso Violin Bach, Beethoven, Kreisler, Massenet, Paganini, Ravel; Grumiaux, Kennedy, Kremer, Oistrakh, Perlman, Shaham 2
2001 Le Carnaval des animaux / Organ Symphony Camille Saint‐Saëns; Leonard Bernstein, Daniel Barenboim, Martha Argerich, Itzhak Perlman 1
2002 The Violin Sonatas Beethoven; Itzhak Perlman, Vladimir Ashkenazy 1
2003 The Perlman Edition: Paganini: Violin Concerto no. 1 / Sarasate: "Carmen" Paganini, Sarasate; Perlman, Foster 1
2003 The Perlman Edition Itzhak Perlman 1
2003 The Perlman Edition: Violin Concerto / Romance / Sonatina / 4 Romantic Pieces Dvořák; Perlman, Barenboim, Sanders 1
2003 The Perlman Edition: Violin Concerto / Sonatensatz / Hungarian Dances Brahms; Perlman, Barenboim, Ashkenazy 1
2003 The Perlman Edition: Violin Concertos Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn; Itzhak Perlman, Ormandy, Previn 1
2003 Violin Concertos 1 & 2 / Sonata for Two Violins Prokofiev; BBC Symphony Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zukerman 2
2006 Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto / Bruch: Violin Concertos 1 & 2 Mendelssohn, Bruch; Itzhak Perlman, Concertgebouw Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Bernard Haitink, Jesús López-Cobos 2
2011 Violin Concertos Beethoven, Mendelssohn; Itzhak Perlman, Philharmonia Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Carlo Maria Giulini, André Previn 1
2013 Concertos, Sonatas and more... Brahms, Lalo, Leclair, Paganini, Prokofiev, Sibelius, Tchaikovsky; Itzhak Perlman 1
Bits and Pieces Itzhak Perlman, Samuel Sanders 1
Itzhak Perlman Plays Favourite Violin Concertos Itzhak Perlman 1
John Williams: The Great Movie Soundtracks John Williams, The Boston Pops Orchestra, Itzhak Perlman 1
Lalo: Symphonie espagnole / Saint-Saëns: Violin Concerto no. 3 Lalo, Saint‐Saëns; Orchestre de Paris, Daniel Barenboim, Itzhak Perlman 1
Selections From Cinema Serenade Itzhak Perlman, John Williams, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops Orchestra 1
The Virtuoso Violin Itzhak Perlman 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 Violinkonzert Brahms; Itzhak Perlman, Berliner Philharmoniker, Daniel Barenboim 2
1995 Triple Concerto / Choral Fantasy Beethoven; Itzhak Perlman, Yo‐Yo Ma, Daniel Barenboim, Chor der Deutschen Staatsoper Berlin, Berliner Philharmoniker 3
1996 Klezmer 2: Live in the Fiddler's House Itzhak Perlman 2
1999 Beethoven: "Kreutzer" Sonata / Franck: Sonata Beethoven, Franck; Itzhak Perlman, Martha Argerich 1
2011 Brahms: Double Concerto / Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto Brahms, Mendelssohn; Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim, Itzhak Perlman, Yo‐Yo Ma 2
2015 Opening Gala Concert: A John Williams Celebration John Williams; Gustavo Dudamel, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Itzhak Perlman 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2005 Memoirs of a Geisha: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack John Williams; Yo‐Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman 3.5 6


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1995 In the Fiddler's House Itzhak Perlman 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 Encores Itzhak Perlman 1
Isaac Stern 60th Anniversary Celebration Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart; Isaac Stern, Pinchas Zukerman, Itzhak Perlman, New York Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta 1

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