Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, his is treasured by audiences throughout the world who respond not only to his remarkable artistry, but also to his irrepressible joy for making music.
The Bushnell and The Hartford Symphony Orchestra are bringing Itzhak Perlman to The Bushnell Performing Arts Center! Having performed with every major orchestra and at concert halls around the globe, Mr. Perlman was granted a Presidential Medal of Freedom – The Nation’s highest civilian honor- by President Obama in 2015, a Kennedy Center Honor in 2003, a National Medal of Arts by President Clinton in 2000, and a Medal of Liberty by President Reagan in 1986. Mr. Perlman has been honored with 16 Grammy Awards, four Emmy Awards, a Kennedy Center Honor, A Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, and a Genesis Prize.