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June 7, 2015

Eric performs five concerts in Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, Iceland, featuring the complete Paganini 24 Caprices, 6 Bach Partitas and Sonatas, 6 Ysaye Sonatas, and 6 Ernst Etudes & the Erlkönig.


June 7 at 4pm, Divine Fiddle / HIMA @Harpa, Hörpuhorn.

June 9 at 8pm Re ections / HIMA @Nordic House.

June 14 at 5pm, The Devil´s Violin / HIMA @Harpa, Norðurljós.

June 20 at 2pm, Obsession / RMM @Harpa, Kaldalón.

June 20 at 8pm, Hallelujah Junction / RMM @Harpa, Norðurljós.

The Festival of the Violin is resented by the Harpa International Music Academy and the Reykjavík Midsummer Music.


April 17, 2015

Eric and Maestro Vladimir Ashkenazy rehearsing Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 with the Philharmonia Orchestra in UK


The concert on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at De Montfort Hall in Leicester, and the concert on Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Royal Festival Hall in London were originally to have been conducted by Maestro Lorin Maazel, who sadly passed away in July 2014. The repertoire remains almost exactly as he programmed it.
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April 13, 2015

The Strad: Violinist Eric Silberger describes recording Paganini with layered variations


The musician recounts the complicated process of recording the audio and video for his ambitious project to capture all the variations of Paganini's Caprice no.24 simultaneously.
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March 31, 2015

2015 Spain Tour Review


Mundo Clásico: "A new star is to be added to the ‘Walk of Fame’ of classical music: violinist Eric Silberger’s charisma, unusual security and mastery are the threads that tie him to virtuosos such as Paganini and Sarasate."
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October 31, 2014

Memorial Service "Lorin Maazel - His Life & Music"


Eric pays tribute to Maestro Lorin Maazel performing Meditation from Thais by Massenet at Lorin Maazel's Memorial Service in New York City on Oct. 31, 2014. 
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July 15, 2014

Maestro Lorin Maazel - A Wonderful Mentor


I wanted to write something about a wonderful mentor, friend, supporter, and inspiration. 
Maestro Maazel founded the Castleton Festival, which is where I met him. He once told me, “always remain humble, our friendship depends on it.” In front of the music, he was extremely humble and always dedicated to achieving the highest standards possible.
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July 3, 2014

Review: Castleton Chamber Players’ stellar launch of the 2014 festival


At the intimate Castleton Theater, tucked into a flowering rural hillside, violinist Eric Silberger, cellist Daniel Lelchuk and pianist Bradley Moore performed three contrasting chamber music pieces and demonstrated not only mastery of their instruments but how eye contact, body language, attitude and cues can elevate the music to a higher realm of art. They are proof that one of the great pleasures of live performance is watching musicians interact.
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May 27, 2014

Violinist Eric Silberger has made history by playing the violin inside Iceland's Thrihnukagigur volcano


The US violinist played a Bach chaconne inside the volcano on Friday morning, making his performance the first one inside the dormant Thrihnukagigur and possibly the first inside any volcano.

Before the day of the performance, Silberger commented: "I look forward to playing in one of nature's most amazing wonders and I expect it will have amazing acoustics as well. This will be the first time a violinist has performed there in history, and is probably the first musical performance ever to take place inside a volcano."
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World First - Eric performs Paganini's 24th Caprice with all variations layered together. Produced by Lara St John.




Eric has made history by playing the violin inside Iceland's Thrihnukagigur volcano.

SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

June 7 - 20, 2015
Eric Silberger - Festival of the Violin
Complete works of 6 Bach Sonatas and Partitas, 24 Paganini Caprices, 6 Ernst Etudes & the Erlkönig and 6 Ysaÿe Sonatas
Reykjavík, Iceland

April 25, 2015
Mozart Violin Concerto, No. 5
Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Copenhagen Concert Hall, Denmark

April 19, 2015, 7:30 PM
Mozart Violin Concerto, No. 5
Philharmonia Orchestra
Royal Festival Hall, England

April 18, 2015, 7:30 PM
Mozart Violin Concerto, No. 5  
Philharmonia Orchestra
De Montfort Hall, England

March 1 - March 2, 2015
Brahms Violin Concerto in D Major
Berlin Konzerthausorchester
Tour of Spain

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