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Joseph Silverstein

vn, 1932-2015 US, Detroit
Musician / Conductor of Classical

Joseph Harry Silverstein (March 21, 1932 – November 21, 2015) was an American violinist and conductor.Known to family, friends and colleagues as 'Joey', Silverstein was born in Detroit. As a youth, Silverstein studied with his father, Bernard Silverstein, who was a public school music teacher. He began studies at the Curtis Institute of Music at age 12. His teachers included Efrem Zimbalist, William Primrose, Josef Gingold, and Mischa Mischakoff. Although he never formally completed his high school education, Silverstein did graduate from Curtis in 1950. Following completion of his studies at Curtis, Silverstein played as a section musician with the Houston Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Denver Symphony Orchestra.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Brass
Popular Tracks   
Scheherazade, Op. 35: The Young Prince And The Young Princess (Andantino quasi allegretto - Pochissimo più mosso - Come prima - Pochissimo più animato) on Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35; Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Joseph Silverstein, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra & Neeme Järvi
West Side Story: Somewhere - Live on Easter with the Tabernacle Choir by The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square
Messiah, HWV 56: Chorus: "Hallelujah" - Live on Hallelujah! Great Choral Classics by The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square
Ave verum corpus, K. 618 - Live on Hallelujah! Great Choral Classics by The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square
Zadok the Priest (Coronation Anthem No. 1), HWV 258 - Live on Hallelujah! Great Choral Classics by The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square
Chants d'Auvergne: 2. Bailero - Live on Easter with the Tabernacle Choir by The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square
Scheherazade, Op. 35: The Sea And Sinbad's Ship (Largo e maestoso - Lento - Allegro non troppo - Tranquillo) on Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35; Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Joseph Silverstein, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra & Neeme Järvi
Piano Trio in G Minor, Op. 17: III. Andante on Schumann, C.: Piano Concerto, Op. 7 / Piano Trio, Op. 17 / 3 Romanzen by Clara Schumann & Joseph Silverstein
Piano Trio in G Minor, Op. 17: I. Allegro moderato on Schumann, C.: Piano Concerto, Op. 7 / Piano Trio, Op. 17 / 3 Romanzen by Clara Schumann & Joseph Silverstein
Scheherazade, Op. 35: The Story Of The Calender Prince (Lento - Andantino - Allegro molto - Vivace scherzando - Moderato assai - Allegro molto ed animato) on Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35; Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Joseph Silverstein, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra & Neeme Järvi

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Music For Strings And Piano Left HandErich Wolfgang Korngold • Franz Schmidt – Leon Fleisher, Joseph Silverstein, Jaime Laredo, Joel Smirnoff, Michael Tree, Yo-Yo Ma1998Album
Concerto No. 2 For Piano And Orchestra / Six Etudes For Solo Piano / Metamorphosis For Piano And OrchestraGeorge Perle / Richard Danielpour - Michael Boriskin, Utah Symphony Orchestra, Joseph Silverstein1994Album
Grieg Piano Concerto / Beethoven 'Emperor' ConcertoEdvard Grieg / Ludwig van Beethoven, Russell Sherman, The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra / Václav Neumann / Utah Symphony Orchestra / Joseph Silverstein1991Compil.
Roman Carnival - The World's Great OverturesUtah Symphony Orchestra / Joseph Silverstein1991Album
Piano ConcertoClara Schumann - Veronica Jochum, Joseph Silverstein, Bamberger Symphoniker1988Album
Violin Encores - SilversteinJoseph Silverstein, Richard Zgodava1986Album
Violin Concerto / Academic Festival OvertureJohannes Brahms, Joseph Silverstein, Utah Symphony Orchestra, Charles Ketcham1986Album
Beethoven: Violin ConcertoLudwig van Beethoven, Joseph Silverstein1985Album
Violin Concerto, Overtures - A Midsummer Night's Dream - Hebrides - Ruy BlasJoseph Silverstein, Utah Symphony Orchestra, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy1984Compil.
A Portrait AlbumVirgil Thomson - Paul Jacobs, Joseph Silverstein, American Brass Quintet1982Album
Ein HeldenlebenRichard Strauss - Joseph Silverstein, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa1982Album
Songs And Violin PiecesAmy Marcy Cheney Beach - D'Anna Fortunato, Joseph Silverstein, Virginia Eskin1982Album
The Four Seasons = 小沢の四季Antonio Vivaldi - Seiji Ozawa, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Joseph Silverstein1981Album
Berlin 1976 BostonJoseph Silverstein1976Album
Trios, Opus 9 G Major And D MajorLudwig van Beethoven − Joseph Silverstein, Joseph De Pasquale, Samuel Mayes1971Album
Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2, Stravinsky: Violin ConcertoBéla Bartók, Igor Stravinsky, Joseph Silverstein, Boston Symphony Orchestra / Erich Leinsdorf1965Album
Introducing Joseph SilversteinJoseph Silverstein, Johann Sebastian Bach, Béla BartókAlbum
Grieg - Schulmann Piano ConcertosRussell Sherman, Joseph Silverstein, Utah Symphony OrchestraAlbum
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