Presented by McCoy Center for the Arts and New Albany Symphony Orchestra. Tickets on sale soon!
A one-night-only performance with beloved musician, Itzhak Perlman! Song selections will include Higdon’s Blue Cathedral, Brahms’ Haydn Variations, and Beethoven’s Violin Concerto. Tickets will be on sale in the fall of 2022. McCoy Center email subscribers and donors will receive pre-sale access to tickets!
Itzhak Perlman has performed around the globe throughout his career and has been honored with numerous awards for his musicianship. He has received 16 Grammy Awards (including a Lifetime Achievement Grammy in 2008), four Emmy Awards, a Kennedy Center Honor (2003), and a Genesis Prize. In 2015, President Obama awarded Mr. Perlman with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s highest civilian honor. He has also been presented with a National Medal of Arts by President Clinton in 2000, and a Medal of Liberty from President Reagan in 1986. In addition to his artistry as a violinist, Mr. Perlman has taken on the role of conductor for numerous American and international orchestras, and as a speaker at many social engagements. He was the subject of an award-winning documentary titled “Itzhak,” which detailed his struggles as a polio survivor and Jewish emigrant. Itzhak Perlman is a reminder to all that art is truly vital to life.