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Itzhak Perlman 'Always Hoping' For Israel

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 03.27.2014 | Religion

Itzhak Perlman's won countless awards for his violin playing, but the esteemed musician has his hopes set on something much larger: peace in Israel. ...

Itzhak Perlman: 'Teaching Is Essential' For My Success

Emily Tess Katz | Posted 03.27.2014 | Arts

Grammies, a Kennedy Center Honor, a National Medal of Arts -- you name it, violinist Itzhak Perlman's won it. Now 68, Perlman started playing the ...

Speaking the Music

Terry Newell | Posted 03.06.2014 | Good News
Terry Newell

Some moments offer life's lessons when I least expect it. Yesterday, several hundred of us gathered in a cavernous tent on the campus of the Universi...

Ron Dicker

Separate Seating For Men And Women At Barclays?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.20.2013 | New York

The home of the Brooklyn Nets is courting a new crowd. In what is believed to be a first for a major sports and entertainment venue, Barclays Cent...

String Fever: Carrie Rodriguez Adds Fuel to the Fiery Fiddle

Michael Bialas | Posted 03.23.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Carrie Rodriguez just might be the hardest-working woman in American roots music. The Austin, Texas-born-and-raised singer-songwriter plays the fiddle...

In New Film, an Eccentric Genius Outwits the Nazis and Creates an Orchestra

Erica Abeel | Posted 12.31.2012 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Orchestra of Exiles chronicles the course of Polish violinist Bronislaw Huberman, from his years as a child prodigy to the most celebrated fiddler in Europe at a moment when the Nazis were taking over the continent.

A Conversation With Itzhak Perlman

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 10.09.2012 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

Itzhak Perlman is one of the greatest violinists of his or any other generation. With a new CD coming out and the upcoming 50th anniversary of his debut at Carnegie Hall, Maestro Perlman took some time to talk about the music that is close to his heart.

Weekend To-Do: Violinist Itzhak Perlman, 'Billy Elliot' And Sock Puppets (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- There's plenty of stuff going on this weekend for music lovers, theater lovers and anyone else into all things artistic. Legendary vi...

Intense, Ironic, Iconic: Hahn-Bin Takes Joe's Pub at The Public

Jim Luce | Posted 02.12.2012 | Arts
Jim Luce

Hahn-Bin is the ultimate perfectionist. The theater manager confided to me the musician had arrived ten hours before the concert to prepare -- to get everything just right. And just right it was.

Making a Difference: August Is Immunization Awareness Month

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 10.03.2011 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

With children and adults going back to school in the fall, many schools require immunizations to be up to date in order to enroll. The purpose of Immunization Awareness Month is to promote the benefits of immunization.

Sacred Sounds Video Of The Week

Posted 09.10.2011 | Religion

Check out our Sacred Sounds page for all things music and religion. ...

Susan Wadsworth: Almost 50 Years of Young Concert Artists Series

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jim Luce

Not many people can fulfill their passion - and build an institution - for fifty years. Susan Wadsworth can. The founder of the Young Concert Artist...

Time for the Boulez Blimp?

Albert Imperato | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Albert Imperato

In the post-O.J. media age, the bar has been raised and us classical music promoters are going to have to jump a bit higher to get people's attention. Boluez Blimps. DiDonato Dirigibles.

Polio Survivor Itzhak Perlman Plays "Concert To End Polio"

Causecast | Erica Liepmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Featuring the New York Philharmonic and world-renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman, the Concert to End Polio in New York City aims to eradicate polio globally.

Itzhak Perlman to Perform at Lincoln Center to Help Rotary Eradicate Polio

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

"Polio is only a plane ride away." So began my sobering interview with Carol Pandak, Manager of PolioPlus for Rotary International about polio, a cr...

Young Korean-American Hahn-Bin Wows Carnegie Hall In Debut Performance

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Was it a deal with the devil that made this young Korean-American superstar become so incredibly talented? Was it the training from Itzhak Perlman? No explanation suffices.

Dog Ears Music: Holiday Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

A comprehensive set of holiday music recommendations from Dog Ears Music, including Otis Redding, Spike Jones, The Klezmonauts, Keith Richards, Run-DMC, Dolly Parton, The Beach Boys, and many more.

Milli Vanilli Redux?

Ruth Hochberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ruth Hochberger

We have now learned that neither Faith Hill nor Jennifer Hudson performed live at Sunday's Super Bowl. If they're not going to allow the "live" performers to perform live, how hard is it to tell us?

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Some post-Inauguration predictions: Itzhak Perlman and Yo-Yo Ma will refuse all future cold-weather bookings. Aretha Franklin will now be known as "The Queen of Soul...and Funky Hats." Rev. Lowery will be invited to throw out the first pitch at the home openers of the Atlanta Braves and the Cleveland Indians. Jacques Chirac will not be renting Cujo anytime soon. George Bush will not be on Scooter Libby's Christmas card list this year. In the Dick-Cheney-in-a-wheelchair-movie-reference-derby, "Mr. Potter" will beat out "Ernst Stavro Blofeld." The swearing in will not be the last time President Obama and Chief Justice Roberts are not on the same page.