Stefan in the News
In September 2017, Stefan will join pianist Inon Barnatan, cellist Alisa Weilerstein, and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, led by Alan Gilbert, to record Beethoven's Triple Concerto.Read More
Stefan makes his Kent Blossom Music Festival debut on August 6, 2017, performing the Korngold Violin Concerto with Juraj Valčuha and The Cleveland Orchestra.
Sunday, August 6, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.
The Cleveland Orchestra
Juraj Valčuha, conductor — Cleveland Orchestra debut
Stefan Jackiw, violin — Blossom Music Festival debut
On Thursday, July 28, 2016, Stefan will join Jeremy Denk to play all four of Ives's Violin Sonatas at the Aspen Music Festival in Colorado.Read More
"...In between came Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, with the stirring young Stefan Jackiw as soloist. Mr. Jackiw, in a program note, charmingly tells of having discovered this concerto in 1999, through the film “Analyze This,” starring Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal.Read More
This March, Stefan will embark on a seven-city tour with the Russian National Orchestra, including his Carnegie Hall main stage debut on March 2nd, performing Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor under the baton of Mikhail Pletnev. Kirill Karabits will conduct the remaining six dates, with stops in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and four performances in Florida. In addition to the Prokofiev, Jackiw will also play Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64.Read More
This November, Stefan joins forces with frequent collaborator, pianist Jeremy Denk, for a tour of the complete sonatas of Charles Ives. They will perform the cycle at several venues, including at New York City's 92nd St Y and at the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society. Prior to the Ives tour, Stefan returns to Amsterdam's venerated Concertgebouw with the Netherlands Philharmonic and makes his Tokyo Symphony debut under conductor Krzysztof Urbanski.
Stefan has garnered a string of superb reviews for his performances of the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with the Australian Chamber Orchestra. The Sydney Morning Herald raved, "Jackiw returned to end the concert with an earnest, breathless and strikingly accomplished performance of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in an arrangement by Richard Tognetti for 10 string instruments plus soloist.Read More