Maimonides Society social features the sounds of Pavel Ilyashov

by | Feb 14, 2014 | What’s Happening

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 5:30 pm

The Maimonides Society of United Jewish Federation of Tidewater hosts an evening of music by Pavel Ilyashov, a Virginia Symphony violinist. Ilyashov will play pieces written by Bronislaw Huberman, the celebrated Polish violinist who rescued some of the world’s greatest musicians from Nazi Germany and then created one of the world’s greatest orchestras, the Palestine Symphony Orchestra, which is today known as the Israeli Philharmonic.

Ilyashov has been applauded by audiences throughout Europe, Asia, and the Americas for his performances as a soloist and a chamber musician. A graduate of Philadelphia’s renowned Curtis Institute of Music, he has performed chamber music with Yo Yo Ma, Jaime Laredo, Paquito D’Rivera, and members of the Guarneri, Orion and Emerson String Quartets.

A full time member of the Virginia Symphony, Ilyashov is a substitute violinist with the Philadelphia and Chicago Symphony Orchestras.

The Maimonides Society is comprised of Jewish healthcare professionals dedicated to educational, social, and philanthropic activities that focus on the betterment of Jews in need locally in Tidewater, in Israel and around the world.

The event for Tidewater’s healthcare community, includes Hor d’oeuvres and drinks and takes place at the Sandler Family Campus. Contact Risa Levitt for additional details or to RSVP by Feb. 21: or 757- 965-6124.