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Asher Wade

Ivry Gitlis's 90th Birthday

August 22, 2012 at 11:15 AM

Today, Aug. 22nd 2012, is Ivry Gitlis' 90th Birthday.

Mazel Tov!!! - Had the pleasure of meeting him several time and chatting with him after master-classes here in Jerusalem (he even asked "me" to be photographed with 'him'(!)

Here's Ivry Gitlis, playing "Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso" by Saints-Saens:

From Richard Watson
Posted on August 22, 2012 at 3:50 PM
Many happy returns maitre! I will never forget my first hearing of your Alban Berg Konzert more than 40 years ago. The piece made sense to me for the first time.

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