The Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago presents Ilya Kaler
LOCATION Grace Lutheran Church 7300 Division Street River Forest, IL 60305
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Mini Zikri conducts the Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago with world-renowned violinist Ilya Kaler for an all Bach repertoire. Accompanying Iyla will be Olga Kaler and Janet Sung.
Ilya Kaler is one of the most outstanding personalities of the violin today, with a distinguished career as a soloist, chamber musician, recording artist and professor.
Mr. Kaler has earned rave reviews for his solo appearances with distinguished orchestras throughout the world, including the Leningrad, Moscow and Dresden Philharmonic Orchestras, Montreal Symphony, Danish and Berlin Radio Orchestras, Moscow and Zurich Chamber Orchestras. His solo recitals have taken him throughout the former Soviet Union, United States, East Asia, Europe, Latin America, South Africa and Israel. He has collaborated with a number of outstanding conductors such as Valery Gergiev, Dmitry Kitaenko, Mariss Jansons and Jerzy Semkow.
Olga Dubossarskaya Kaler has established herself as a versatile musician, combining solo, chamber music and teaching careers with equal success. She regularly shares the stage with the world’s leading artists, touring three continents as a soloist, chamber player and orchestral musician.
Violinist Janet Sung enjoys an acclaimed international career as a virtuoso soloist, recognized for her intense, exhilarating performances, and by her signature lustrous, burnished tone. Hailed by The Washington Post for her “riveting” playing and “exquisite tone”, her playing possesses the rare blend of fierce intelligence, subtlety and brilliant virtuosity.