Premiered George Rochberg Violin Concerto, with Pittsburgh Symphony and Donald Johns. Recorded with André Previn and Pittsburgh Symphony.
Co-founded Jerusalem Music Center, which identifies and nurtures the finest musical talent in Israel.
During the Yom Kippur War, Stern came to Israel on a humanitarian visit, playing in hospitals and visiting the wounded… Read the rest
Played the soundtrack for the feature film Fiddler on the Roof.… Read the rest
Performs with Leonard Bernstein and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra at Mount Scopus in the days after the Six Day War… Read the rest
Serves as an advisor for the creation of the National Endowment for the Arts… Read the rest
Advisor and the chair of the American-Israel Foundation.
Isaac Stern was inducted to the National Arts Council, establishment of the National Endowment for the Arts.
(Swearing-in session with President Johnson)… Read the rest
Stern receives 7 Grammy Awards and 29 nominations.
1991 – BEST CHAMBER MUSIC PERFORMANCE
Brahms: Piano Quartets (Op. 25 & 26)
1981 – BEST CLASSICAL PERFORMANCE – INSTRUMENTAL SOLOIST OR SOLOISTS (WITH ORCHESTRA)
Isaac Stern 60th Anniversary Celebration
1977 BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM
Concert Of The Century
1970 – BEST CHAMBER MUSIC PERFORMANCE
Beethoven: The Complete Piano Trios
1964 – BEST PERFORMANCE – INSTRUMENTAL SOLOIST OR SOLOISTS (WITH ORCHESTRA)
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No.… Read the rest
American premiere of Bartok Violin Concerto No. 1.… Read the rest
Stern and his wife Vera lead the effort to save Carnegie Hall from demolition. Organize the “Citizen Committee to Save Carnegie Hall” consisting of artists, politicians and business people to galvanize the NYC government into action.… Read the rest
First American artist to tour the Soviet Union to promote cultural exchange. At each concert, Mr. Stern spoke in Russian to the audience. He would become an revered and iconic figure in the Soviet Union.… Read the rest