Violinist Stefan Jackiw is recognized as one of his generation’s most significant artists, captivating audiences with playing that combines poetry and purity with an impeccable technique. Hailed for “talent that’s off the scale” (Washington Post), Jackiw enjoyed notable debuts this past season with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Cincinnati, Montreal, Pittsburgh, and Toronto Symphony Orchestras, and with the Russian National Orchestra on a west coast tour. In recent seasons, he has appeared with the Boston Symphony, Chicago Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, and New York Philharmonic. Jackiw is also an active recitalist and chamber musician. He has performed in numerous important festivals and concert series, including the Ravinia Festival, Caramoor International Music Festival, Celebrity Series of Boston, New York’s Mostly Mozart Festival and Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Louvre Recital Series in Paris. He is also a regular participant at the Seattle Chamber Music Festival, Bravo! Vail Valley Music, and Bard Music Festivals. His debut recording of the Brahms Violin Sonatas was released recently on the Sony Classical label. Mr. Jackiw was awarded the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant in 2002.
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