Performances

A list of performances (that we know of) 2013 to date. If you are including an Alan Shulman work on your program, contact us and we’ll add it below.

● The National Music Festival in Chestertown, MD under the artistic direction of Richard Rosenberg will perform Vodka Float/Sailor’s Dance, J. S. On The Rocks/Nightcap and High Voltage, June 11, 2024; and violist Renate Falkner will play Theme & Variations with the Festival Orchestra, June 14, 2024. https://nationalmusic.us

● Violist Ethan Fox will perform Theme and Variations with the Alton (IL) H.S. Orchestra, Laura Plummer, conductor, May 9, 2024.

● Violist Michael Sabatka performed Theme & Variations with the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs, Thomas Wilson conducting in Colorado Springs, CO, February 3-4, 2024. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdqNQ1LKAJI

  • David Shifrin performed Rendezvous with the Miró Quartet at Yale at Norfolk (CT) July 29, 2023.
  • Violist Michael Klotz of the Amernet Quartet performed Theme and Variations with the Caroga Arts Ensemble conducted by Alexander Platt at the Maverick Concert Hall, Woodstock NY on Saturday, August 27, 2022. The concert, which marked the 20th anniversary of Alan Shulman’s passing, can be heard on the January 17, 2024 episode of ‘Performance Today’ with host Fred Child: https://yourclassical.org/episode/2024/01/17/pt

● Violist Nina Weber performed Theme and Variations with the National Repertory Orchestra at the Riverwalk Center, Breckinridge, CO, August 12, 2022. Michael Stern conducted.

  • Clarinetist David Shifrin joined the Miró Quartet in a performance of Rendezvous for Clarinet and Strings for the opening of the Skaneateles Festival, Thursday, July 28, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. They also performed Rendezvous at the Collins Cetner, Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine – Orono, March 27, 2022.

  • Jay Shulman gave his PowerPoint presentation on Alan’s life and career to the Los Angeles Violoncello Society, Jerry Kessler, president, at the Los Angeles Violin Shop, Saturday, June 4, 2022. Los Angeles Violoncello Society


  • Inbal Segev performed Alan’s Bach Aria transcription with the Great Fall (MT) Symphony 2/8/20. Grant Harville conducted.

  • Jay Shulman presented a tribute to Alan at the Violoncello Society’s meeting at West End Collegiate Church in Manhattan, November 18, 2019. Photos: www.violoncellosociety.org
  • Clarinetist Rebecca Rischin perfor med Rendezvous with pianist Yoomee Kim at the Biennen School at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, April 9, 2019.

  • Violist Ron Carbone and pianist Derek Han performed Theme and Variations at the Kamerfest Kosova in Prishtina October 26, 2016.

  • Rendezvous was performed by clarinetist Alexander Muhr with Priscila Baggio Simeoni, Elke Zocher,violins, Matthias Schella, viola,and Claudia Pfannschmidt-Barz,Violoncello, at the Staatstheater Cottbus (Germany) Kammermusiksaal on January 27, 2015 and February 29, 2015.

  • Violist Pamela Ryan performed ‘Theme and Variations’ with the Thailand Philharmonic in Bangkok, September 19-20, 2018.

  • Christopher Blair conducted ‘The Bop Gavotte’ with the Laurel Beach Casino Orchestra, September 8, 2018 in Milford, CT.

  • Cellist Steven Honigberg performed Alan Shulman’s Kol Nidre (1970) with pianist Steven Glaser at the Milton Center for Jewish Studies at Ohio State University in Columbus, OH on May 7, 2017.

  • Cellist Wesley Baldwin performed Alan Shulman’s Cello Concerto with the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra conducted by Betty Everett in Bemidji, MN, May 1, 2016.

  • The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performed ‘A Laurentian Overture’ under the direction of Joseph Young at the Meyerhoff in Baltimore January 7, 2015 and at the Strathmore in Bethesda, MD January 10, 2016.

  • Violist Pamela Goldsmith performed ‘Theme and Variations’ with the Topanga Symphony conducted by Jerome Kessler at the Topanga Community House, Topanga, CA, Sunday August 23, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Clarinetist David Shifrin performed ‘Rendezvous for Clarinet & Strings’ at Chamber Music Northwest, July 23, 2015 at Reed College, Portland, OR.

  • Clarinetist Chad Smith performed ‘Rendezvous for Clarinet and Piano’ on March 30 at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, PA and March 31, 2015 at Mansfield University in Mansfield, PA in tribute to Alan Shulman’s centenary.

  • Two Pair and Aria from Organ Pastorale in F, were performed by cellists Jerome Kessler, Lynn Angebranndt, Maurice Grants and Billy Tobenkin on March 1, 2015 at Roth Hall at the Crossroads School on a Los Angeles Violoncello Society concert.

  • Cellist Francesco Mastromatteo performed Suite for Solo Cello at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Dallas, TX on March 29, 2015.

  • A Nocturne for Strings was performed by the Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra conducted by Robert Manno at the Doctorow Center in Hunter, NY on November 29, 2014.

  • Clarinetist Nicholas Lewis performed Rendezvous for Clarinet and Strings at the Bard College Conductor’s Institute August 1, 2014. Augustina Kapoti conducted the ensemble.

  • Clarinetist Julian Milkis performed Rendezvous for Clarinet and Strings with violinists Gary Levinson, Felix Olschefka, violist Richard Young and cellist Brinton Avery Smith at the Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth at the FW Modern Art Museum, March 29, 2014. Laurie Shulman gave the pre-concert talk.

  • Clarinetist Lindsey Malko, a student of Dr. Maureen Hurd, performed Rendezvous with violinists Angel Liu, Michael Szeles, violist Seth Van Embden, and cellist Alex Nelson at Schare Recital Hall, Douglass Campus at Rutgers on May 4, 2014.

  • Violist Mary Moran performed Theme and Variations with the El Paso Youth Orchestra, at the Abraham Chavez Theater, February 2, 2014. Andres Moran conducted.

  • Threnody was performed by the Atrium Quartet at the Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth (TX) November 16, 2013. The CMSFW will also perform Rendezvous March 29, 2014 with clarinetist Julian Milkus, with Gary Levinson and Felix Olschofka, violins, Richard Young, viola, and Cellist Brinton Smith.