A splendid violinist, Huberman was born in Poland and studied violin with the renowned Joseph Joachim in Berlin…became a close friend of Arthur Rubinstein, the pianist…in 1896 played Brahms’ violin concerto for Brahms himself, who was amazed at his prowess…

In 1929, Huberman first visited Palestine ““ and a few years later put together an all-Jewish orchestra to rescue Jews from Nazism in Europe. He persuaded Arturo Toscanini to conduct the first concerts, writing to him that he was “obsessed” with the idea of a Jewish orchestra.

A year after Huberman died, Israel became a nation ““ and the Palestine Philharmonic became the Israel Philharmonic.

This year marks the orchestra’s 75th anniversary.

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Nocturne No. 9, No. 2, Chopin

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuNC772n9f8

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXIBVNK_4bs&feature=related

Kol Nidrei
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXIBVNK_4bs&feature=related

Bach Violin Concerto

Romanza Andaluza