violin bow

The Story of the Bow

Welcome to our limited series on all the fascinating history, science, and stories of string instruments! We kick off the series with the bow, starting with its history from 2700 BC, taking you a journey to its future in carbon fiber.

Gil Shaham

Vive La France with Gil Shaham and the National Philharmonic

Nicole Lacroix reflects on hearing Gil Shaham's recording for the first time in the 90's and his continuing passion and humanity on the stage today, looking forward to his performance with the National Philharmonic this week.