Gil Shaham Robert talks with violinist Gil Shaham (shuh-HAHM). He is a young vivacious performer, now 25. At an even younger age, he was plucked out of a high school class in New York and whisked to London to temporarily take the seat of Itzhak Perlman in the London Symphony Orchestra. His recent cds, a collection of Prokofiev works for violin and a collection of romance songs, show off his versatility. (STEREO) (8:30) (Stations: Shaham's cds "Romance" and "Serge Prokofiev Violin Concertos 1 and 2" are issued by Deutsche Grammo
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Robert talks with violinist Gil Shaham (shuh-HAHM). He is a young vivacious performer, now 25. At an even younger age, he was plucked out of a high school class in New York and whisked to London to temporarily take the seat of Itzhak Perlman in the London Symphony Orchestra. His recent cds, a collection of Prokofiev works for violin and a collection of romance songs, show off his versatility. (STEREO) (8:30) (Stations: Shaham's cds "Romance" and "Serge Prokofiev Violin Concertos 1 and 2" are issued by Deutsche Grammo