Receives Wolf Prize (Israel).

Receives Lifetime Achievement Grammy.

Receives Emmy for Outstanding Individual in Classical Music.… Read the rest

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With advocacy and fundraising, full restoration of Carnegie Hall is complete.

Premiered Peter Maxwell Davies violin concerto with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with André Previn at the St. Magnus Festival in the Orkney Island. The concerto is dedicated to him.

In the photo below Peter Maxwell Davies and Isaac Stern in St Magnus Cathedral.… Read the rest

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Premiered Henri Dutilleux violin concerto (L’arbre does somges/ Tree of Dreams) with L’Orchestre National de France at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and Lorin Maazel. The concerto is dedicated to him.… Read the rest

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Receives Kennedy Center Honor.
(Washington, DC: President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan in East Room ceremony at the White House, to honor the 1984 Kennedy Center honorees. Left to right are Gian Carlo Menotti, Arthur Miller, Lena Horne, Danny Kaye and Isaac Stern.… Read the rest

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Establishes “Musical Encounters” for chamber musicians.  A series of ongoing workshops led by Isaac Stern and his esteemed colleagues to coach talented chamber ensembles at the Jerusalem Music Center.
(Isaac Stern with Leon Fleischer, David Finckel, and Larry Dutton)… Read the rest

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One year after full diplomatic relations between the USA and China are restored, Stern travels to China to engage in musical dialogue and masterclasses.  The documentary “Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China” is filmed.… Read the rest

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Premiered Penderecki’s Violin Concerto No. 1 and recorded it with the Minnesota Orchestra and Stanislaw Skrowaczewski. The concerto is dedicated to him.… Read the rest

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Receives the first ever Albert Schweitzer Award for a life’s work “dedicated to music and devoted to humanity”… Read the rest

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