Acclaimed American violinist, conductor and pedagogue, Mr Anshel Brusilow has passed away – aged 89.
A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, Mr Brusilow was a former Concertmaster of The Cleveland Orchestra, under George Szell – and The Philadelphia Orchestra, under Eugene Ormandy.
He later served as Principal Conductor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra – and held a long term teaching professorship on faculty at the University of North Texas.
Mr Brusilow was also a founding member of the Chamber Symphony of Philadelphia.
Our condolences are with his family, friends, colleagues and students.
ANSHEL BRUSILOW | VIVALDI | ‘SPRING’ FROM ‘THE FOUR SEASONS’ | EUGENE ORMANDY & PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA | 1959
Shoot the Conductor: Too Close to Monteux, Szell, and Ormandy |BOOK|
Anshel Brusilow & Robin Underdahl, Coauthors
Reprint Edition Release: July 22, 2016
University of North Texas Press
Rimsky-Korsakov: Essential Classics
Anshel Brusilow, Concertmaster
Eugene Ormandy & Philadelphia Orchestra
Release Date: August 6, 2002