Media commemorate Perlman’s 70th birthday worldwide

Media commemorate Perlman’s 70th birthday worldwide

As Itzhak Perlman turned 70 years old on August 31, 2015, media outlets around the world commemorated his milestone birthday. Radio stations such as the U.K.’s BBC Radio 4, Germany’s Klassik Radio and the U.S.’s WQXR and SiriusXM ran special birthday tributes and played Perlman’s recordings throughout the day. Articles in print and online reflected on iconic moments in Perlman’s career from his television debut at age 13 on The Ed Sullivan Show to his recent August 20th appearance at Madison Square Garden with Billy Joel.

Here is a look at several media highlights from Itzhak Perlman’s 70th birthday:

USA Today: Itzhak Perlman Teaches and Learns

NPR’s Deceptive Cadence: Itzhak Perlman: Charting A Charismatic Career

Classical MPR: On Turning 70, Itzhak Perlman Remembers Ed Sullivan

WQXR: Itzhak Perlman and The Company He Keeps

Classic FM: Happy 70th Birthday, Itzhak Perlman! 25 Iconic Photographs of the Great Violinist

Huffington Post: Fauré & Strauss With Emanuel Ax, a Deutsche Grammophon Box Set & Beyond

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